Join Aaron F. Ross for an in-depth discussion in this video Laying out the scene, part of Creating Fluid Effects in Maya.
In our final chapter on creating fluid effects in Maya, we're going to look at underwater scenes.…Here in this scene I've got a lot of scene elements. I've got a sky dome and…clouds above the water. I've got the surface of the water. Below the water we…have a fluid container to create a fog effect, and there are some paint effects for the kelp here.…In the chapter we're only going to focus in on the fluid aspects of this scene.…Let's take a look at the scene in Maya.…
Here I've created a whole bunch of scene elements, everything except for the water.…There's a sky dome here, which is a large sphere. This is box is a 3D…container which includes some clouds, and then I've got some paint effects kelp here as well.…I won't be covering any of those techniques in this course.…I covered them in a different course, which is Maya 2011: Creating Natural Environments.…Here we're just going to focus in on the Maya fluids. Let's go ahead and create an ocean.…
In the Dynamics menu set, I'll go to Fluid Effects>Ocean>Create Ocean>Options.…
AuthorAaron F. Ross
- Simulating convincing surfaces of water and other liquids
- Creating dynamic ripples with fluid pond and wake emitters
- Testing simulations with interactive playback
- Rendering water surfaces
- Controlling render tessellation
- Floating objects dynamically
- Rendering an underwater scene
Skill Level Intermediate
Creating Simulations in Maya Dynamicswith Aaron F. Ross2h 11m Intermediate
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Creating Particle and Fire Effects with Mayawith Aaron F. Ross3h 46m Intermediate
1. Fluid Pond Simulation
2. Open Ocean Effects
3. Rendering Underwater Scenes
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