Free tutorial: Modeling a custom fit 3D printable face mask in Maya 2020
A quick disclaimer, I'm not a medical professional and this tutorial is done as a modelling exercise in Maya for our community.
Living in a country in which the warning of facemasks is compulsory I was asked by several people to 3D print masks for them. I'm taking you along on my journey to design and print a face mask in Maya. Its both an interesting modelling project and a way to print yourself a mask with a more comfortable fit.
Solidworks or Fusion 360 would be a better choice in this case but if you're a Maya user and would like to learn more about using Maya to design 3D printed objects this might be a project for you.
Please note this is not a replacement for real PPE.
Project files both Maya and the STL files can be found here
The model of the head used in this video can be found here
Watch it online here