Maya MASH: Going Further with Motion Graphics

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.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 16, 2018
Duration
1h 21m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 16, 2018
Duration
1h 21m
Description

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 MASH in Maya 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 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
About the author

Florian Girardot is an artist specializing in computer graphics, compositing, video projection, and photography. Florian’s leitmotif is always to find the perfect balance between art and technologies, just to amaze people.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone! Florian Girardot here for Pluralsight. Welcome in my course, Maya MASH: Going Further with Motion Graphics. In this course you'll get to learn how to go further with MASH in Maya to any major MASH network according to the music. You'll learn efficient tips and tricks and expressions to enhance your workflow and obtain great animations within a couple of minutes. You'll discover the great MASH coloring node and how to make it work with Arnold. You will be able that way to add quick color variations to your work. We will as well discuss what should be done in Maya regarding lighting, texturing, as well as what should be done in comp to save time and be able to adapt to the client requests. Like in the previous course, in this course as well you will accomplish the whole shot from the modeling to the final compositing. As always and this is my light motive, this is course is beginner friendly. All my steps will be well explained. However, this course is the logic continuity of Maya MASH Motion Graphics and if you aren't familiar at all with MASH or even Maya, I will recommend you to watch first the other course about the basics of MASH. Now I'm really excited to share this knowledge with you guys so let's get started.