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Maya MASH: Going Further with Motion Graphics

by Florian Girardot

Animating in Maya can be both challenging and time consuming without acquiring some simple expressions. This course teaches you how to utilize MASH in Maya in order to animate your MASH network according to music and to save time.

What you'll learn

The MASH network in Maya can help you bring your motion graphics to the next level.

In this course, Maya MASH: Going Further with Motion Graphics, you'll learn how to go further with Maya MASH to animate your MASH network according to music.

  • First, you'll explore efficient tips, tricks, and expressions to enhance your workflow and obtain great animations within a couple of minutes.
  • Next, you'll discover the great Maya MASH Color node and how to make it work with Arnold, to add color variations to your work quickly.
  • Finally, you'll delve into what should be done in Maya regarding lighting and texturing, as well as what you should do in comp to save time and be able to adapt to the client requests.
When you're finished with this course, you'll accomplish the whole shot from the modeling to the final compositing.

Software required: Maya MASH.

About the author

Florian Girardot is an artist specializing in computer graphics, compositing, video projection, and photography. He is also director of several short movies and a visual effect teacher. He worked for several companies in the world on major feature films (Puss in Boots, Madagascar 3, Despicable Me 2, Godzilla 2014 and more). Florian’s leitmotif is always to find the perfect balance between art and technologies, just to amaze people.

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