Using Hair Spline Deform


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Using Hair Spline Deform

By using the new Spline Deform feature on the Hair and Fur Modifier, you can now more easily style or animate your character's hair by having it conform to the shape of a spline. We'll start by first selecting the blue sphere, then applying the Hair and Fur Modifier. Now the Hair Deformation Controls can be found under the Tools tab. So open that up and then click on the None button directly below the words, Spline Deform. This now simply signals to Max that we're ready to pick a spline in our scene that we will then use to change the curvature of our hair. With the button down, go ahead and click on the yellow line. Notice how each hair is now conforming to the general overall curvature of the yellow spline. Let's take a look at how that would look if we would render it out.

If you would like to experiment with a different line, or would simply like to remove the one that we are using; you can simply click on the X button to the right of the spline's name. To return ...

Using Hair Spline Deform
Video duration: 4m 53s 1h 38m Intermediate

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Using Hair Spline Deform provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Steve Nelle as part of the 3ds Max 2010 New Features

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3D + Animation
Software:
3ds Max
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