Blogs by Autodeskers
If you've already cached your data, there's no need to lock up an interactive cut of Maya to mesh your liquid sim. In this entry, I show how to mesh from the command line (breaking the Alembic export into chunks at the same time), and render in mentalray without having to import all Alembic data into your scene by using the abcImport plugin workflow.
What would you like to see happen with Maya's render layers?
The 3D Web Fest is like a Film Festival - with a focus on the best of the 3D Web.
The first ever 3D web fest event is happening Maya 13th in San Francisco.
Just a couple of tips:-)
When a star brightness changes suddenly the scattered light from the surrounding cloud does not reach us all at the same time. It is delayed based on the total distance traveled and the speed of light. The result is called a light echo. To better understand how a light echo works I created a simulation of one.
Here are some videos to show what's new and improved in Maya 2016
Some quick tips and tricks:-)
This is a quick tutorial teaching how to easily hang objects on a rope using nCloth and nHair in Maya.