Introduction to Dynamic Concepts in Maya

By: David James | Software: Maya 2011 | Runtime: 1 hours and 37 minutes
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  • Video Credits: 14
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Introduction to Dynamic Concepts in Maya

In this training kit we create an animation of golden rings bouncing out of a falling wineglass. We start out in the first part using rigid body dynamics for object placement. This technique will save you time when simulating with many objects. We then make the animation for the falling glass and use rigid bodies to simulate the rings bouncing out. After this we look at Maya's attribute spread sheet to tweak many attributes simultaneously. We then bake the final simulation into a key frame animation, which we render in mental ray. After following this project you'll be able to start designing your own dynamic simulations.

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Below you can find a breakdown for each individual lesson in this course

  • Lesson Pack 01 1. Dynamic Object Placement
  • Lesson Pack 01 2. Rigid Body Simulations
  • Lesson Pack 02 3. Attribute Spread Sheet
  • Lesson Pack 03 4. IBL/Caustics/Depth of Field in Mental Ray
  • Lesson Pack 04 5. ZDepth Pass & Batch Rendering
  • Lesson Pack 05 6. Depth of Field in post

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