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nParticles in Maya
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Released Oct 23, 2008
Sunder Iyer

Pluralsight

Sunder Iyer
Learn Maya's robust toolset for simulating complex physics simulations and an intuitive workflow for creating liquids, clouds, smoke, spray, and dust effects using Maya nParticles. Contains over 2.5 hours of practical projects and self-paced training. Perfect for new and experienced artists using Maya 2009. Popular highlights include: nParticles Overview; nParticle Emission; nParticle Style Presets; nParticle Collisions; Nucleus Node Attributes; Applying Space Scale; Liquid Simulation Properties; Collision Layers; Point Force Generation; Wind Field Generation; nConstraints on nParticles; Per-particle Expressions; Emitter Rate Per Point; Fields; Particle Sizes; Lifespan Types; Shading Attributes; Initial State; NCaching; Rendering Blobbies; Output Mesh Conversion; Bounce, Friction, Stickiness; Working with Ramp Widgets.
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Project Overview
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Project Overview

 
01:01
Primer to nParticles
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Primer to nParticles

 
08:20
Nucleus Forces
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Nucleus Forces

 
10:10
Nucleus Ground Plane
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Nucleus Ground Plane

 
05:45
Nucleus Collision Attributes
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Nucleus Collision Attributes

 
05:25
Nucleus Scale Attributes
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Nucleus Scale Attributes

 
05:24
Randomizing particle size
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Randomizing particle size

 
04:00
Liquid interaction and nCloth
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Liquid interaction and nCloth

 
06:28
nParticle-to-nParticle interactions
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nParticle-to-nParticle interactions

 
08:35
nParticles to Output Mesh
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nParticles to Output Mesh

 
10:00
nParticles and Fields
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nParticles and Fields

 
06:25
Collision layers
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Collision layers

 
08:19
Point Force Generation
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Point Force Generation

 
08:28
Fading particles based on age
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Fading particles based on age

 
08:13
Wind from nParticles
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Wind from nParticles

 
05:07
nConstraints on nParticles
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nConstraints on nParticles

 
11:29
Per-particle expressions
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Per-particle expressions

 
05:32
Per-point emission rates
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Per-point emission rates

 
07:13
Using nParticle liquid simulation properties
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Using nParticle liquid simulation properties

 
07:24
Converting nParticles to an output mesh
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Converting nParticles to an output mesh

 
08:56
Emitting blobby liquid nParticles
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Emitting blobby liquid nParticles

 
09:43
Rendering blobby liquid nParticles
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Rendering blobby liquid nParticles

 
08:55
Thick cloud nParticles
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Thick cloud nParticles

 
05:47