Category Archives: Maya animation

Creating various smoke types in Maya 2019

Mike Hermes will show you how to use Maya to create various smoke types effects.

Maya – Basic Particle Dissolve Effect

Jfernsler will show you how to use Maya’s nParticles to create a simple “dissolve to dust” effect which employs several very useful, simple and flexible techniques for many other effects you may wish

Creating a smoke trail in the Bifrost Graph

In this tutorial, I walk you through creating a smoke trail using a Bifrost Aero solver. Note: This video is based on an older version of Bifrost. While all the concepts still

Speed up the rigging process in Maya with automatic centering for joint placement.

Building a skeleton for your character can at times be tricky; you may start drawing your joints only to find that they’re going to the origin. This results in having to keep

Maya Snow Simulation with nParticles

Make a snow simulation with nParticles and render it in Arnold inside of Maya.

Maya: nParticles to Polgyons to MASH

Particles can be generated within seconds. The result is an amazingly vivid animation without a single keyframe. However, if you want to refine the particle geometry, you need to convert the particles

Simulate liquid objects that keep their shape – Maya 2018 – Bifröst

This is a short tutorial how you can use Maya’s Bifröst to create liquid shapes that behave like a liquid on collision or with forces, but that still return to their original

Autodesk Maya 2018 – Motion Graphics MASH webinar

Maya 2018 Motion graphics webinar looking at the newest features in MASH – the motion graphics toolset now included with Maya.


In this video you can quickly get idea how to animate motion graphics for your presentations or videos.

Creating A Water Splash In Maya 2018 With Bifrost

In this tutorial I show you how you can simulate a water or liquid splash in Maya 2018 using Bifrost! If you don’t have a copy of Maya 2018 you can download