Maya Dynamics: Using Particles to Create Magical Smoke

This course will guide you through the process of creating detailed Magical smoke simulations with the help of Maya's powerful native fluid solver and particle system. Software required: Maya 2017 and After Effects CS-6.
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(18)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 27, 2016
Duration
2h 45m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(18)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 27, 2016
Duration
2h 45m
Description

Have you ever wondered how to simulate the magical smoke in tales of 'Arabian Nights'? This course, Maya Dynamics: Using Particles to Create Magical Smoke, is all about learning and mastering the techniques of how to simulate the complex behavior of Magical Smoke. First, you will discover the most effective methods to block out the particle system and fluid containers. Next, you will improve fluid container settings to create the complex smoke simulations. Finally, you will learn the art of rendering fluids in Arnold, which is a next generation rendering engine now available with Maya as the default renderer. When you are finished with this course, you will be familiar with new ways of controlling the complex fluid system. Software required: Maya 2017 and After Effects CS-6.

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Pankaj Malik is a Senior Instructor of VFX.

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