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Moving Tentacles

Moving Tentacles

How to create a moving Tentacle using Procedural animation.


Views: 1109 | Rating star 4 | by Slicer
Maya - Animation

Non-Linear Animation in Production

Non-Linear Animation in Production

Learn the ins and outs of Non-Linear animation in Maya.


Views: 849 | Rating star 3 | by Nick
Maya - Animation

Poly Mechanical Modelling

Poly Mechanical Modelling

This will cover modeling the hand, starting with a polyCylander.


Views: 815 | Rating star 3 | by Jason
Maya - Character Setup

Wrap Skinning for Bone

Wrap Skinning for Bone

The following concept overview will be covering Wrap Skinning for the purpose of actual muscle/bone deformation of the skin.


Views: 769 | Rating star 3 | by Troy
Maya - Character Setup

Advanced Character Setup

Advanced Character Setup

In this tutorial we will be creating an IK setup, controls, and skinning for a little kitty.


Views: 876 | Rating star 4 | by Source
Maya - Character Setup

Part 1: Skeletons

Part 1: Skeletons

The character setup outlined in the tutorial delivers a simplistic character 'rig' geared towards run time performance first and control...


Views: 722 | Rating star 5 | by Adam
Maya - Character Setup

Part 2: Reverse Foot

Part 2: Reverse Foot

For gaming and simulation most characters (especially bipeds) have multiple animation cycles involving their legs: walking, running, creeping, etc....


Views: 669 | Rating star | by Steve
Maya - Character Setup

Part 3: The Spine

Part 3: The Spine

Maya’s spline IK handle solution to the spine is one solution to work with. However, I have found it better served when working with an...


Views: 664 | Rating star | by Slicer
Maya - Character Setup

Interparticle Collisions

Interparticle Collisions

This tutoral on interparticle collisions and particle - particle collisions is fairly simple. Anyone who is comfortable with using emitters and the...


Views: 737 | Rating star | by Mark
Maya - Effects

Surface Emitted Particles on SoftBody Tenticles

Surface Emitted Particles on SoftBody Tenticles

The following concept tutorial will be covering Surface Emitted Particles on SoftBody tenticles to create a spiraling array particle system for...


Views: 707 | Rating star | by John
Maya - Effects

PaintFX Hair

PaintFX Hair

A short tutorial about the most important things when using PaintFX for creating hair.


Views: 698 | Rating star 3 | by Daniel
Maya - Effects

Creating a Missile Trail

Creating a Missile Trail

This Tutorial will Teach you how to create a Missile Trail using Maya, u will experience The volumetric Cloud Shader, it's surface shading...


Views: 777 | Rating star | by Steve
Maya - Effects

Compositing a 3D rendered object into Video

Compositing a 3D rendered object into Video

This is a very simple tutorial demonstrating how to take 2D video footage and composite a 3D animated object in the scene.


Views: 859 | Rating star 3 | by Sarah
Maya - Tips and Techniques

Compositing Backlighting

Compositing Backlighting

Add backlighting to your Maya rendered objects.


Views: 714 | Rating star | by Sean
Maya - Tips and Techniques

Modeling a Polygon Head

Modeling a Polygon Head

A step-by-step tutorial for modeling a human head.


Views: 938 | Rating star 4 | by Marry
Maya - Modeling

Raytrace Shadows with Transparent Texture Files

Raytrace Shadows with Transparent Texture Files

Here is an 'updated' temporary solution if you are trying to raytrace a scene that has file textures with transparency, casting shadows.


Views: 742 | Rating star 3 | by Mathew
Maya - Textures and Materials

Ugly Character UV Map

Ugly Character UV Map

Cool, now you've created this beautiful model, but something's missing. You can see it but don't know how to get you model to look...


Views: 710 | Rating star | by Mark
Maya - Textures and Materials

Shadow Passes with MTOR

Shadow Passes with MTOR

Ok! Another Tut for exploring the RenderMan capabilities via MtoR. This time we're going to work with shadow passes for compositing purpose.


Views: 699 | Rating star 3 | by Mark
Maya - Textures and Materials

Using Ribbox in MTOR

Using Ribbox in MTOR

This tutorial will show you a technique for reducing rendering times in MtoR/RenderMan.


Views: 694 | Rating star | by Daniel
Maya - Textures and Materials

Animated Shaders with MTOR

Animated Shaders with MTOR

This time we're going to animate parameters in the shaders control window.


Views: 828 | Rating star 3 | by Donald
Maya - Textures and Materials