Tag: maya

  • How do I simulate a flock of birds?

    How do I simulate a flock of birds?

    This tutorial was originally printed in 3DWorld Magazine back in January of 2009 – over 10 years ago as I write this now in October of 2019. It was originally called “Is there a simple flocking procedure in Maya?” (version 8 at the time) a question sent to the Magazine by someone called DuneBug73.

  • How Can I create an M-Class Planet in Maya?

    How Can I create an M-Class Planet in Maya?

    Tutorial in how to make create a planet using fractals and ramps to build continents, sea and environments within Maya, but could be adapted for use in BLender, Cinema4D, 3DSMax etc.

  • How do I create a pin matrix effect in Maya

    How do I create a pin matrix effect in Maya

    How Do I Create a Pin Matrix Effect in Maya? First published in 3DWorld Magazine 106 in 2008 – come on, I’m not that old, surely!? – This tutorial was set in motion by, apparently, someone called Dennis, in an email.  Thanks, Dennis, you made me learn a truckload!  Now you can all do it too. […]

  • How to build an animating book and page turn in Maya

    How to build an animating book and page turn in Maya

    How to make an animating page turn and a book in Maya First published in October of 2006 – wow, was it really 11 years ago? – This is a tutorial to recreate something like the book from Shrek.  The question was sent to me by a Paul Greenwood, wanting to know how it should […]