Connecting nHair to fur with an attractor


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Connecting nHair to fur with an attractor

The next step is to actually connect the fur to the hair system and this is done through an intermediate node call the Fur Attracter Node. To make it happen we want to select the Hair system and then go into the Rendering menu set and choose in the Fur menu. Attach Hair System to Fur, and then choose the name of the Fur Description node. So, once again, you have to select the hair system first, and then issue this command. And, if we press Play in our timeline, we still won't see anything happen because there's no forces working in the world yet.

But we'll get to that in just a moment. We'll add a turbulence field. But first let's look at this Fur Curve Attractors node. That's that intermediate node that's connecting the fur to the hair. Right up at the top you'll see an attribute labeled Curves per Fur. Now what does that mean? It's the number of hair follicles or curves that are allowed to affect a single fur hair. And it's kind of like, how many joints are al...

Connecting nHair to fur with an attractor
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Connecting nHair to fur with an attractor provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Aaron F. Ross as part of the Creating Fur in Maya

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3D + Animation
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