New features in FumeFX 4.0 for Maya, such as a faster solver, advanced vorticity, new burning model, smoke and fire sharpening at render time, fields sharpening at simulation time, improved caches handling and many others will allow users to create more detailed simulations in less time.
haos Group V-Ray 3.3 for Maya has been released! The first thing users we’ll notice is speed. Most scenes render 20-50% faster with V-Ray 3.3 for Maya, and it’s a free update for V-Ray 3.X for Maya artists. A
Check out this great Facial Rig for Maya from SoukiZERO who is a Character TD supervisor at Motion Magic. He shows how he created the interactive controllers for his Facial Rig that was based on FACS (Facial Action Coding System) in the videos below.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Customers installing the latest version of Autodesk Maya 2016 will notice that the Mental Ray Plugin is missing from the render selection menu.
At NAB, Autodesk representatives have a busy week ahead of them. Two exciting Autodesk updates to be released this week include Maya and 3ds Max 2016.
Brad Clark and the Animation World Network recently did an honest, in depth review of the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate 2015. The review gives you a good insight into the improvements in the software as well as any shortcomings. Give it a read and let us know if you agree in the comments.
A new update to V-Ray 2.4 for Maya is now available for download. With this update, V-Ray 2.4 for Maya supports Maya 2015.
Autodesk has also released Maya 2015!
Customers with subscription can download Maya 2015 from the Autodesk Subscription Center.
The V-Ray 3.0 for Maya Beta program is now open! This major release is just around the corner and Chaos Group would like your input to help make it the best update yet.
Motion Media customer Barrow Neurological Institute uses Autodesk Maya to produce stereo 3D animations and illustrations for medical educational content. They chose Maya because of its speed and node-based architecture. Check out some of their work.