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Advanced Vray-Fur with Maya

Advanced Vray-Fur with Maya

Welcome to this exciting training video, where I will show you how to create very realistic grass in an very easy way. I will use the rendering plugin VRay for maya, and its included Fur render to create an animation with moving grass. For the…

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General Speed Improvement with Marking Menus

General Speed Improvement with Marking Menus

This “longer” quick tip shows you some nice ways on how to increase your general workflow in Maya. When using short-cuts, and menus, its possible to gain more screen space by hiding unwanted UI Elements. This Quick Tip shows you exactly how its done. It…

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Ambient Occlusion with VRay – Maya

Ambient Occlusion with VRay – Maya

I just want to show you a quick and easy method to create ambient occlusion using maya and vray. Its using the surface shader and the vray dirt. If you are interested in the Scene Files, visit my Dropbox. dropbox.com/sh/b794iu1pkxcv9r9/3YeZSeNCgD If you dont have Dropbox,…

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Maya – Vray Material basics

Maya – Vray Material basics

In this Quick Tutorial I want to show you the basics of setting up a Vray Material in Maya. It is a really straight forward renderer so its pretty easy to use. I will show you how to use reflection and refraction parameters inside the…

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Animating in Mayas Graph Editor

Animating in Mayas Graph Editor

This Quick Tip shows you how to position objects and meshes along Curves/Splines text, or any other curvy shape in Maya. Its a great way to create quickly and easy some stylized shapes and designs for your renderers. In this tutorial I will show you…

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Maya – Vray Object Properties

Maya – Vray Object Properties

This Tutorial will show you how to set up render layers correctly using Vray Object Properties. It is a very convenient method of overriding several meshes at once using VOP (Vray Object Properties). You can override Primary Visibility, Visible in Ref/Reflections and much more. Check…

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Simple Way to Position Objects Along Curve

Simple Way to Position Objects Along Curve

This Quick Tip shows you how to position objects and meshes along Curves/Splines text, or any other curvy shape in Maya. Its a great way to create quickly and easy some stylized shapes and designs for your renderers. In this tutorial I will show you…

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Parent Mesh to Hair follicle with deformations

Parent Mesh to Hair follicle with deformations

This tutorial will show you how to create a parent constraint to a hair follicle. You might think you could just use the normal parents constraints but no. Constraining to a hair follicle enables you to link objects together after they have been deformed. For…

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Ngons – Eliminate them for Real-Time Engines and Renderings

Ngons – Eliminate them for Real-Time Engines and Renderings

Welcome to this short Quick Tip. With this video I want to show you how to remove n-sided polygons, ngons from your meshes. In some occasions especially in real-time engines ngons are so to speak the devil. In a very detailed mesh its hard to…

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Fly-through Animations with GI in Maya with Vray

Fly-through Animations with GI in Maya with Vray

Do you always have the problem when creating nice photo realistic animations, that your render of the Animation flickers..You always get a lot of moving color blotches… With this Tutorial I want to show you how to create smooth flicker-free Animations using the tip of…

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