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Maya Dynamics: nParticles and Expressions

Course Summary

nParticles are widely used for creating complex particle effects. This course will teach you the basics and advance level of nParticle effects with MEL expressions. Software required: Autodesk Maya 2017.

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    Course Syllabus

    Course Overview
    - 1m 23s

    —Course Overview 1m 23s
    Basics of nDynamics and nParticles Emitters
    - 1h 6m

    —Creating nParticle Omni Emitter 7m 10s
    —Creating nParticle Directional Emitter 10m 0s
    —Understanding Volume Emitter 7m 41s
    —Creating Sparks with Volume Emitter 8m 13s
    —Understanding the Surface Type Emitter 9m 36s
    —Creating a Curve Based Particle Emission Effect 10m 44s
    —Understanding the Principles of nParticle Collisions 6m 37s
    —Understanding the Collision Layer 6m 47s
    Understanding the Concept of Fields
    - 1h 9m
    Using MEL Expressions to Expand nParticle's Functionality
    - 1h 11m
    Simulate a Rain Dripping Effect
    - 1h 5m
    Simulate a Smoke and Dust Using Sprite Particles
    - 48m 26s
    Simulate a Destruction Effect Using nParticle Instancer and MEL Expressions
    - 1h 8m
    Simulate a Dry Sand Effect Using nParticles and nConstraints
    - 40m 13s
    Render the Dry Sand Particle Effect with Arnold Engine
    - 22m 19s

Course Fee:
USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

This course is listed under Development & Implementations and Digital Media & Games Community

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