Maya and Fume FX Dust in Production

Dust hits are a very common effect in VFX. In this course, you will go through different and efficient techniques for creating and rendering all sorts of dust in a production environment. Software required: Maya, FumeFX Plugin, SOuP Plugin.
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Dust hits are a very common effect in VFX. In this course, you will go through different and efficient techniques for creating and rendering all sorts of dust in a production environment. Software required: Maya, FumeFX Plugin, SOuP Plugin.
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There are many different techniques available to simulate feature quality dust. In this course, Maya and Fume FX Dust in Production, you will simulate all sorts of dust from a car crash in a production shot. First, you will learn how to automate dust emission using the SOuP plugin. Next, you'll learn classic particle and surface emission methods. Finally, you'll learn how to use effectors to automate dust emission in FumeFX, and render it all in Arnold with the most flexibility for compositing. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of and FX Artist to create feature quality dust simulations in production. Software required: Maya, FumeFX, SouP Plugin.
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Description
There are many different techniques available to simulate feature quality dust. In this course, Maya and Fume FX Dust in Production, you will simulate all sorts of dust from a car crash in a production shot. First, you will learn how to automate dust emission using the SOuP plugin. Next, you'll learn classic particle and surface emission methods. Finally, you'll learn how to use effectors to automate dust emission in FumeFX, and render it all in Arnold with the most flexibility for compositing. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of and FX Artist to create feature quality dust simulations in production. Software required: Maya, FumeFX, SouP Plugin.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Rating
Duration
1h 24m
Updated
15 Dec 2016
Course authors

Joel Berg is an FX Artist from Vancouver. He has worked for various VFX companies on blockbuster and Oscar nominated films. Currently, Joel is in Vancouver working for a small studio on video game trailers.

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