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Creating Realistic Bullet Impact Dynamics in Maya
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Released Nov 4, 2013
Pankaj Malik

Guest Tutor

Pankaj Malik
In this series of Maya tutorials we will learn about the techniques of creating the impact of bullets on a concrete wall and metallic door. We are going to extract and go over the elements of bullet impacts step-by-step.

Throughout these lessons we delve into FX and learn the art of understanding Maya dynamics. We will learn useful techniques and MEL scripts to make our process easy and enjoyable. We will learn the techniques to produce dusty smoke, ground dust, wall fragments, dust particles, and metal collision effects. This course will be an eye opener and will quickly and easily explain the power of MEL scripts and expressions as well as teach the art of Maya particles and fluids.

This tutorial will also share the deeper aesthetics of art and careful studies of a phenomenon. By the end of the training you are ready to shoot anything with Maya.
Introduction and project overview
1

Introduction and project overview

 
00:50
Elements of the project
2

Elements of the project

 
05:06
Creating wall bullet impacts
3

Creating wall bullet impacts

 
10:20
Creating bullet holes with Instancer
4

Creating bullet holes with Instancer

 
11:29
Introduction to fragments
5

Introduction to fragments

 
13:59
Continuing with fragments
6

Continuing with fragments

 
14:26
Building dust particles with variation
7

Building dust particles with variation

 
18:10
Introduction to ground dust
8

Introduction to ground dust

 
07:50
Creating the ground dust
9

Creating the ground dust

 
05:53
Introduction to dusty smoke
10

Introduction to dusty smoke

 
13:44
Creating metal door bullet impacts
11

Creating metal door bullet impacts

 
09:57
Rendering and compositing
12

Rendering and compositing

 
04:13