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Maya Monday  - two sided shader - MILA material
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Maya Monday - two sided shader - MILA material

Posted 23 December 2015 1:02 am by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Education ,

In this demo I show how to make a double sided shader in two ways. One using old school Maya nodes and the second using the new MILA shader that renders 300% faster.

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Maya Monday - Baking Dynamics to Joints
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Maya Monday - Baking Dynamics to Joints

Posted 2 December 2015 3:58 pm by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Maya LT ,

Industry: Games , Education ,

A super quick and easy demos showing how to transfer Spline_IK driven by a nHair simulation to joint rotations

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Maya Monday - Parallel Rig Evaluation with Dynamics in Maya 2016 extension 1
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Maya Monday - Parallel Rig Evaluation with Dynamics in Maya 2016 extension 1

Posted 20 November 2015 12:16 am by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Games , Education ,

A quick demo on how to get nDynamics to work with Parallel Rig Evaluation for faster performance in

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Maya Monday - Parallel Rig Evaluation on a HP z840
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Maya Monday - Parallel Rig Evaluation on a HP z840

Posted 17 November 2015 11:31 pm by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Games , Design Visualization , Education ,

Got a super cool new workstation this week!!!! Check out the performance improvements I am getting on the HP z840 in Maya 2016.

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Maya Monday - Dynamic Rope Rig using nHair
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Maya Monday - Dynamic Rope Rig using nHair

Posted 3 November 2015 2:50 pm by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Education ,

A quick demo on how to set a bucket dropping into a well using nHair for the rope.

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Maya Monday - Bifrost time warp effect
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Maya Monday - Bifrost time warp effect

Posted 26 October 2015 2:52 pm by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Maya LT ,

Industry: Education ,

A simple demo of how to re-time a Bifrost simulation.

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Maya Monday - Render Passes in Maya 2016
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Maya Monday - Render Passes in Maya 2016

Posted 20 October 2015 1:18 pm by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Education ,

A quick demo talking about the new MILA based Mental Ray Passes and how to enable the legacy Pass System if you still need to use it. Sorry about the audio hum my mic is acting up:-(

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Maya Monday - XGen - outputting geometry
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Maya Monday - XGen - outputting geometry

Posted 6 October 2015 1:40 am by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Games ,

A quick demo teaching you how to turn XGen primitive splines into real geometry.

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Maya Monday - XGen - field of grass
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Maya Monday - XGen - field of grass

Posted 29 September 2015 1:05 pm by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Education ,

I demo of how to make a field of grass and weeds using XGen expressions to control the instanced Archives. I also cover some tips and tricks on working with large face counts in VP2.

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Maya Monday -XGen -  braided ponytail
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Maya Monday -XGen - braided ponytail

Posted 9 September 2015 8:27 pm by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry:

A quick lesson on how to use XGen to create a braided ponytail.

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