A particle system is the engine that drives effects like smoke, rain, fire, and other phenomena that require a large number of small moving objects. Learn to create these effects and more in 3D modeling software like Maya, 3ds Max, and CINEMA 4D.
Highlights some Maya features including how to reuse MEL expressions as well as how to manipulate paint effects to give particles a final look and feel.
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