Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Exporting animation layers, part of Maya 2009 New Features.
One of the nice benefits of working with layers is that it allows you to easily…export animation, or actually your animation layers. This can make it very easy…to create libraries of motions. So for example, I have this character that has…a walk and a run. I can actually export each of these layers individually. So…that way I can import them later into another scene and just mix them right in.…So let's just go ahead and show you how to do this. It's really a very simple…process. All I have to do is select a layer. So for example, let's go ahead and…take this Run_Layer and if you right- click over this, we have a number of…options for the layer. The one I want to take a look at is called Export Layer.…
All you have to do is just go Export, and what it does is it allows you to…export a Maya Binary File. So you just export a file called run and that's it.…Now if I open a scene with a brand new character here. I've got one here called…Simple.Legs and this is just that same character with no animation on it. So,…
- Working with the new interface
- Organizing assets
- Creating muscles
- Sculpting muscle shapes
- Working with nParticles
- Creating emitters
- Animating with layers
Skill Level Intermediate
Lighting and Rendering with mental ray in Mayawith Eric Keller4h 56m Intermediate
1. Working with the New Interface and Selection Tools
2. Organizing with Maya Assets
3. Creating Maya Muscles
4. Working with nParticles
5. Animating with Animation Layers
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