advanced Disintegration Effect inside Maya
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advanced Disintegration Effect inside Maya

learn how to create a stunning shatter and Disintegration Effect inside Maya .
5.0 (2 ratings)
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Created by Mr Nacer Tag
Last updated 7/2015
English
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • master fracturing inside maya
  • explore the shatter effect tool
  • harness maya`s native mesh tools to achieve a realistic fractured geometry
  • achieve a procedural fracturing using the advanced soup tool
  • learn how to use the vornoi texture fracture script
  • control the ncloth simulation using a texture
  • direct and drive your ncloth simulation
  • setup a quik render with lighting and material
  • a look at maya 2016 render setting
  • export your camera and scene object from maya to after effect
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Requirements
  • be familiar with maya softwar
Description

In this course you will learn how to make amazing shattered or disintegrated intro inside Maya . this course will show you the process of making nice and beautiful 3d disintegration effect using ncloth dynamic and a combination of shatter methods.

I will start by showing you how to fracture your 3d model, then I will start showing you step by step how to achieve the shattered effect using Maya ncloth dynamic, and I will explain every step along the way , a little of Maya knowledge is required,but you will find it very easy to follow even if you are beginner.

after you finish the course , you will be able to use maya to break any 3d model and use ncloth to get a beautiful 3d disintegration effect.

FAQ:

  • What I expect from this course ?
    • You will get over 16 lecture .
    • You will learn how to shatter any object inside Maya using more than 5 methods .
    • Understand how to manipulate Maya ncloth.
    • Ability to control and direct your finale simulation look.
Who is the target audience?
  • this course is for artist that seeks a career in the vfx industry ,a bigenner maya level is required
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Curriculum For This Course
17 Lectures
02:42:20
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introduction
1 Lecture 04:09
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Fracturing Methodes inside maya
5 Lectures 54:46

we will explore the surface shatter tool inside Maya.at the end of this lesson you will understand how to use this tool

Preview 08:55

we will explore the Solid shatter tool inside Maya . at the end of this lesson you will understand how and when to use this tool

Shatter effect part 2
08:41

We will see how we can use maya native mesh tools to do some custom fractures , and take a look at how they react with the ncloth solver.

Fracturing using mesh tools
12:01

  1. you need to download and install the soup tools from http://www.soup-dev.com/tools.htm
  2. we will take a look at how to fracture our geometry using a procedural method.
  3. test our fractures with the bullet solver.
Procedural fracturing using soup tool
13:56

  1. you need to download and install the voronoi script from http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/script/voronoi-texture-fracture
  2. learn to when and when not to use this script.
  3. learn how to adjust the uvs of your geometry to enable a non uniform fracture pattern .
  4. test our fractures with bullet solver.
5-fracturing using voronoi texture script
11:13
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Creation and shattering of our asset
2 Lectures 21:20
  1. we will use the text tool to output just curves .
  2. convert the curves to a quad geometry .
  3. manipulate the geometry to output a nice extruded and smoothed version of our text.
Text asset creation
08:49

  1. learn how to use quick selection sets inside maya.
  2. we will use the multi cut tool to shatter our geometry.
manual fracturing of our asset
12:31
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ncloth set up
5 Lectures 32:44

in this lesson we will tale a look at the ncloth node and how its affecting our text.

Applying ncloth
09:35

in this lesson we will check the uvs for our fractured text ,wish we should have done befor we fracture the text .

Fractures uv setup
03:44

We are going to create a black and white map to control our fracture using a ramp 2d texture .

Fracture Map Creation
04:26

In this lesson we will apply the texture we just have made in the lesson befor.

Controlling ncloth using texture
05:06

Direct and drive our simulation using maya turbulence , drag and vortex fields .

Driving and directing ncloth using fields
09:53
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caching and Rendering
2 Lectures 26:19
  1. We will cache our geometry and reverse our simulation .
  2. Create a camera and animate it .
Cache and camera animation
11:03

  1. Creation of an IBL (image based lighting) environment light.
  2. Creation of translucent material.
  3. Quick look at the render setting.
Lighting Material and rendering
15:16
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Post work in after effects
2 Lectures 23:02
  1. download this script http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/script/camera-and-object-positions-to-after-effects .
  2. export our camera and a null object to after effects
Exporting camera and nulls to after effects
06:40

  1. Add particles in after effect
  2. Add motion blur
  3. Color correct our comp
Post work inside after effects
16:22
About the Instructor
Mr Nacer Tag
5.0 Average rating
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33 Students
1 Course
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my name is nacer tag . i worked in the commercial industry for over 3 years specializing in 3d asset creation, dynamic simulations, environment lightning and large scale distraction VFX. I currently works as a freelancer VFX Artist and I teach people around the world the secret of 3d world . in addition to dynamic simultation skills i m a 3d scultor and envirement modeller too.