Maya Training

Creating characters In Maya and Zbrush

Maya Training

Creating character renders in Maya 2017 and Arnold

Maya Training

Spach-Alspaugh House the complete courseware
You are here > Home > SimplyMaya Community Forums

Welcome to Simply Maya

Please Sign in or Sign up for an account

Member Login

Lost your password?

Not a member yet? Sign Up!

Old 13-01-2005, 01:22 AM   #1
Registered User
blind's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Talking hi i wanna make some fluff

hi im pretty new to maya but ive now got use to doing the basic things. but im thinking of making my cartoon char in maya and his a hairy fluff ball tbh, so i wanna know how can i make hair [question mark]

ps- shift key is buggered and been to maya for 3 days now kind of
blind is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-01-2005, 10:17 AM   #2
mhcannon's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Waianae, HI
Posts: 1,275
Thanks: 0
Thanked 9 Times in 8 Posts

Are you using maya complete or unlimited?

AIM: mhcannonDMC

"If you love your job, you'll never work another day in your life."
mhcannon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2005, 01:53 AM   #3
Registered User
worfeus2000's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 9
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

if ur using maya unlimited use the hair tool in the dynamics bar and change the ammount of hair and stuff and the shape
but i dont know yet how to make it fluffy
sorry if that didnt help
worfeus2000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2005, 03:27 AM   #4
Registered User
Dann's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 695
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts

For a "fluff ball", the fur tool might be better than hair.
Dann is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2005, 02:04 PM   #5
LauriePriest's Avatar
Join Date: May 2003
Location: London
Posts: 1,001
Thanks: 0
Thanked 59 Times in 51 Posts

hair has is nice though , if you want to go mad you could do poly clip map method controlled with soft bodies and springs... but if your new it may be a bit too much work ? :S
FX supervisor - double negative
LauriePriest is offline   Reply With Quote

A little bit about who we are
Links you might find useful
Catch up with SimplyMaya
SimplyMaya specialises in Maya tutorials. We offer over 1,000 individual Maya training videos, ranging from basic Maya tutorials through to intermediate Maya tutorials. Our tutorials are created by instructors with industry experience and are designed to get you up and running in Maya quickly without making it seem like hard work.

Copyright © 1999-2017 SimplyMaya - vBulletin® Copyright © 2000-2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.