Join Aaron F. Ross for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding nHair, part of Maya: nHair.
…Now we're already add nHair to our scalp object, I want…to select it and go into the N Dynamics menu set.…And in the nHair menu, we can choose Create…Hair, and I'll just take the default options this time.…We'll go back in the next movie and look at the options in more detail.…But I've added the nHair system now, and as you can…see we've got these little red lines here; these are follicles, and…we've also got the hair itself.…Which are these paint effects tubes that are…coming out from the surface of the mesh object.…
And if we press Play in the timeline, we…will see that, in fact, the hair is dynamic.…You'll note that it's playing back very quickly.…And that is the default behavior in Mya.…We just need to constrain the playback rate so that it…will not exceed the current time base of 24 frames per second.…Right click…on the timeline, and choose Playback Speed > Play Every Frame > Max Real Time.…And this is the setting that you will always want for all dynamics.…This means that it won't skip frames, which…
AuthorAaron F. Ross
- Prepping a model for hair
- Adding nHair
- Setting dynamic properties
- Adjusting clump, curl, and twist
- Painting follicle attributes
- Creating long hairstyles with curves
- Applying nConstraints
- Creating and rendering an nCache
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with nHair
2. Defining hairSystem Attributes
3. Working with Follicles
4. Styling nHair
5. Rendering nHair
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