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2 Ways to Animate a Draw On Effect in Maya

The Placer node in MASH lets you draw MASH instances on surfaces. A user in the Autodesk Knowledge Network asked how he could animate the process of drawing. Here are two different methods, both are using the Visibility node.

A Blend Deformer in MASH Can Easily Create a Boiling Mesh Effect

In this tutorial we use the MASH Blend deformer along with the Jiggle Deformer to create a boiling mesh effect.

A Great Disintegration Effect with MASH and Deformers

Quick and pretty damn cool disintegration effect using MASH and a Texture Deformer.

A Quick and Easy Way to Create Animated Villi With MASH

In this tutorial I will show you a quick and easy way to create animated villi using Maya 2017 or 2018 and the MASH toolset. This is suitable for people with a basic knowledge of Maya. Mentioned in video: “Modelling the intestinal environment” by Erin Kenzie Imaged Based Lighting HDR file: I can’t find the […]

A Rough Guide to the Motion Graphics Python Node in Maya

Some general examples using the Python node in MASH. (more specific tut with a breakdown of options/features to follow) Created using Maya 2017. MASH is now an Autodesk product and started shipping with Maya 2016 Extension 2.

Animate Graffiti With Maya’s Motion Graphics Toolset

Daryl continues to animate objects in his scene using the motion graphics toolset in Maya, building up the animation using nodes such as Single, Offset, Delay and Merge. Follow along on our Journey to VR blog as Daryl builds his first VR experience: autode.sk/J2VR

Animating a School of Fish With the MASH Flight Node

How to use the Flight node in MASH to create a basic school of fish. Created using Maya 2017. MASH is now an Autodesk product and started shipping with Maya 2016 Extension 2.

Attach a MASH Network to a Cloth Solve in Maya

In Part 1 of this demo, Daryl combines a number of tools in Maya to generate a motion graphics animation. He shares tips on how to hook up a MASH network to create geometry-based outlines on a deforming nCloth mesh. Follow along on the Journey to VR blog as Daryl builds his own VR experience: […]

Building a Basic nParticles Object Dissolve in Maya

In this video we use Maya’s nParticles to dissolve an object into blowing dust. The techniques used are fairly straightforward and are useful in many other situations. Enjoy! final result is here: https://vimeo.com/184744716

Component Selections Can Create Interesting MASH Networks

Chris walks you through how to hook up several MASH networks using Component Selection Sets and a 3D Volume Noise to create a versatile rig. Created using Maya 2017. MASH is now an Autodesk product and started shipping with Maya 2016 Extension 2. (This technique should also work in Maya 2016 Ext 2 but there […]

Create a Holographic Effect With MASH’s New Curl Noise

We added Curl Noise to the MASH Signal node, here’s a quick ‘hologram’ tutorial which demos it.

Create a Shelf Building Rig in Maya With MASH

An unpracticed tutorial on the steps you need to follow to create a procedural model asset our of a MASH network.

Create and Render Grass With MASH and Redshift

How to creating a MASH instancing system in Autodesk Maya. This technique can be used to create grass, rocks, trees, plants, etc on any surface, even a deforming surface. I will be using Redshift to render, but any rendering engine should work. Animation shown: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKD9S4a0904

Create Animated Outlines on 3D Type in Maya

Using MASH’s Trails node with Type to create an interesting stroke effect. Created using Maya 2016 Extension 2. MASH is now an Autodesk product and shipping with Maya 2016 Extension 2.

Create The Classic Particle to Type Move With MASH

In todays lesson we are going to learn how we can create random pixel animating and forming a text. Exercise Image: https://www.dropbox.com/s/8jv8g874irhcgzm/aomt.png?dl=0 Follow me on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/aboutoneminutetutorial

Creating a Cube Transition With the Maya MASH

Ian walks through creating the cube element from our Maya Intro here https://vimeo.com/166497148 using MASH. We also used this as an example in our NAB talk https://vimeo.com/164128114 Created using Maya 2016 Extension 2. MASH is now an Autodesk product and shipping with Maya 2016 Extension 2.

Creating Red Blood Cell Animation With MASH

In this tutorial we will be looking at creating an animated red blood cell flow using Maya 2017 or 2018 and the MASH tool set. If you ever did this with nparticles then you will know it can be tricky at times. The new MASH tool set will help you to set up a red […]

Distributing Objects Across Another With MASH Merge

Maya has a variety of ways of distributing objects. From nParticles, Geo Brush, to xGen to MASH, you definitely have options. Each have their strengths and weaknesses, while some are more flexible than others. The “standard” way for animation, previous to Maya’s Motion Graphics Toolkit, MASH, would have been nParticles. That setup was far from […]

Easy Set Dressing With the Placer Node and Arnold Stand-Ins

Autodesk release MASH in Maya 2017 Update 3. With this update comes the MASH World and Placer nodes. The placer node is basicly the ultimate set dressing tool for environment artist. I try to demo some features in this video below. Some shortcut to explain what I was doing : Holding M key for drag […]

Everything You Need to Know About MASH Dynamics

This tutorial shows you how to easily add dynamics to a MASH network and then render it out in Arnold.