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Creating Fur in Maya

Course Summary

Create, render, and customize fur and hair for your 3D models in Maya.       

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    Course Syllabus

       Using the exercise files
    1. Creating Fur
       Loading the Fur plugin
       Creating fur from the shelf
       Attaching a fur description
       Controlling viewport display quality
       Examining the Fur node structure
    2. Designing Fur
       Setting density and scale
       Defining essential fur attributes
       Adding curl, scraggle, and clumping
       Refining details per attribute
       Painting color with the 3D Paint tool
       Styling with the Paint Fur Attributes tool
       Layering fur descriptions
       Mapping density with a custom equalizer
    3. Rendering Fur
       Rendering in Maya software
       Adding fur shadowing attributes
       Casting shadows in Maya software
       Rendering in mental ray
    4. Fur nDynamics
       Creating a fur description for grass
       Creating nHair
       Connecting nHair to fur with an attractor
       Adding a turbulence field
       Writing an expression to animate phase
       Storing an nCache


Course Fee:
USD 25

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2 - 3 hours / week

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