Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 28, 2016
Duration
2h 22m
Description

This course will teach you to use Maya to simulate violence and damage on a zombie character. You'll learn to use pre-scored geometry and use the character as a fillable container, and use nCloth to simulate skin, Bifrost liquid to simulate blood, and get the two tools to interact with one another inside Maya. By the end of this course, you'll understand how to use skin and blood simulation in a variety of scenarios for your characters. Software required: nCloth, Bifrost, Maya 2016.

About the author
About the author

Todd Palamar has worked in the computer animation industry for 23-years.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Todd Palamar. I'm a technical artist at a game company in Central Florida, as well as a digital filmmaker. In this course, we're going to learn techniques for smashing, squashing, and ripping apart a zombie. Some of the key takeaways from watching this course include, learning how to use nCloth to simulate skin, using Bifrost liquid to simulate blood, and getting nCloth and Bifrost to interact with each other. By the end of the training, you will have learned how to inflict all sorts of damage to your favorite undead character. I'm excited to work with Pluralsight and to share these techniques with you.

Zombie Basics
Hi everyone. My name is Todd Palamar, I'm a technical artist at a game company in Central Florida, as well as a digital film maker. In this course we're going to learn techniques for smashing, squashing and ripping apart a zombie. Some of the key takeaways from watching this course include: learning how to use nCloth to simulate skin, using Bifrost liquid to simulate blood, and getting nCloth and Bifrost to interact with each other. By the end of the training, you will have learned how to inflict all sorts of damage to your favorite undead character. I'm excited to work with Pluralsight and to share these techniques with you.