Understanding the Basics of nHair in Maya
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In this series of Maya tutorials we will explore the world of nHair in Maya. Throughout the lessons, we will take a pre-made scene and give the main character a full animatable hair style.

Understanding the Basics of nHair in Maya


We will begin by walking through the various methods used for initially setting up our hair, before we explore more advanced areas like collisions, dynamic forces and, of course, shading and rendering.

On top of this we will also touch upon Maya Fur as we add a generous covering to the toy she is holding tightly onto.

Like most dynamic systems in Maya, nHair and Fur can seem quite intimidating and most artists assume the setup process is lengthy and stressful. What I hope to show you with this course is that nHair is simple to setup, easy to adjust and work with and you can achieve professional results quickly and painlessly.



By the end of this tutorial you will have mastered the foundations of nHair, and be confident enough to add hair, fur, stubble or anything you can imagine to your future characters and creatures.

Understanding the Basics of nHair in Maya content:

1. Introduction and project overview
2. Initial nHair Setup
3. Hair Clump settings and adjustments
4. Hair Dynamic properties & forces
5. Base curve and follicle editing
6. Hair and body collisions and constraints
7. Putting theory into practice: Defining your style
8. Globally adjusting nHair with the Paint Hair Follicles tool
9. Defining our hairstyle and adding curves
10. nHair shading and rendering
11. Individual clump adjustments and displacements
12. Adding fur to the soft toy

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