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Maya Dynamics Tutorials

Create simulations and effects

Learn how to use Maya's powerful dynamics tools with detailed tutorials and training.
74 courses
Quick and Dirty VFX Tips in Maya
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1h 43m

Quick and Dirty VFX Tips in Maya

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Real-World Techniques for Multipass Compositing in After Effects
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Real-World Techniques for Multipass Compositing in After Effects

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Using Dyverso for Motion Graphics in RealFlow and Maya
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Using Dyverso for Motion Graphics in RealFlow and Maya

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Creating Dynamic Fur with XGen in Maya
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Creating Dynamic Fur with XGen in Maya

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Simulating a Fluid Driven Particle System in Maya
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Simulating a Fluid Driven Particle System in Maya

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Modeling for Dynamics in Houdini and Maya
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Modeling for Dynamics in Houdini and Maya

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Simulating Fast Moving Smoke Characters in Maya and NUKE
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Simulating Fast Moving Smoke Characters in Maya and NUKE

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Simulating a Disintegration Effect in Maya
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Simulating a Disintegration Effect in Maya

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Shattering a Statue Using Bullet Physics in Maya
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2h 38m

Shattering a Statue Using Bullet Physics in Maya

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Introduction to Maya 2016
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Introduction to Maya 2016

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Simulating a Burning Matchstick Effect in Maya
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Simulating a Burning Matchstick Effect in Maya

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Creating a Car Crash in Maya
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2h 6m

Creating a Car Crash in Maya

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Simulating Large and Small Scale Liquids in Bifrost
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2h 49m

Simulating Large and Small Scale Liquids in Bifrost

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Designing a Jiggle System for Animation in Maya
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Designing a Jiggle System for Animation in Maya

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Simulating a Flamethrower Effect in Maya
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Simulating a Flamethrower Effect in Maya

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Adding Dynamics to a Mermaid Animation with Bifrost in Maya
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Adding Dynamics to a Mermaid Animation with Bifrost in Maya

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Creating Cinematic Underwater Lighting in Maya
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Creating Cinematic Underwater Lighting in Maya

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Using Dynamics for Destruction in Maya
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2h 22m

Using Dynamics for Destruction in Maya

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Using Houdini Engine to Simulate Finite Elements in Maya
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3h 18m

Using Houdini Engine to Simulate Finite Elements in Maya

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Flooding a City with Bifrost in Maya
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1h 56m

Flooding a City with Bifrost in Maya

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Creating an Animated Paper Folding Effect in Maya
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2h 34m

Creating an Animated Paper Folding Effect in Maya

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Simulating a Volcano Blast in Maya
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1h 34m

Simulating a Volcano Blast in Maya

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Creating and Integrating Weather Elements in Maya
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Creating and Integrating Weather Elements in Maya

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Simulating a Dry Ice Effect in Maya
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1h 28m

Simulating a Dry Ice Effect in Maya

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Simulating Dust Dynamics for Object Impacts in Maya
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Simulating Dust Dynamics for Object Impacts in Maya

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Creating a Realistic Insect Crowd Simulation in Maya
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Creating a Realistic Insect Crowd Simulation in Maya

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Simulating Sandman Effects in Maya
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Simulating Sandman Effects in Maya

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Introduction to Maya 2015
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Introduction to Maya 2015

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Performance-Based Dynamics in Maya
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2h 10m

Performance-Based Dynamics in Maya

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Simulating a Shattering Light Bulb in Maya
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Simulating a Shattering Light Bulb in Maya

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Using Cloth Simulations with a Mechanical Rig in Maya
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2h 36m

Using Cloth Simulations with a Mechanical Rig in Maya

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Creating an Abstract Forest Entity Using KRAKATOA in Maya and Fusion
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Creating an Abstract Forest Entity Using KRAKATOA in Maya and Fusion

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Rigid Body Tips and Tricks in Maya
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Rigid Body Tips and Tricks in Maya

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Creating a Wind Blown Leaves Simulation Using nCloth in Maya
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Creating a Wind Blown Leaves Simulation Using nCloth in Maya

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Creating Blood FX in Maya and RealFlow
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3h 14m

Creating Blood FX in Maya and RealFlow

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Introduction to nDynamics in Maya
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2h 30m

Introduction to nDynamics in Maya

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Using Advanced Particles to Create Fireworks in Maya
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4h 14m

Using Advanced Particles to Create Fireworks in Maya

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Creating a Realistic Candle Flame in Maya
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Creating a Realistic Candle Flame in Maya

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Creating Realistic Bullet Impact Dynamics in Maya
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1h 55m

Creating Realistic Bullet Impact Dynamics in Maya

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Creating a Gasoline Explosion in Maya
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1h 42m

Creating a Gasoline Explosion in Maya

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Introduction to Maya 2014
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Introduction to Maya 2014

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Understanding the Basics of nHair in Maya
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2h 32m

Understanding the Basics of nHair in Maya

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Animating Time Warps in Maya
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Animating Time Warps in Maya

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Animating a Fight Scene in Maya
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6h 38m

Animating a Fight Scene in Maya

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Creating Fire and Smoke using Maya Fluid Effects
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1h 39m

Creating Fire and Smoke using Maya Fluid Effects

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Introduction to nCloth in Maya
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1h 59m

Introduction to nCloth in Maya

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Creating Custom Muscles in Maya
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4h 17m

Creating Custom Muscles in Maya

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nCloth Techniques for Characters in Maya
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1h 16m

nCloth Techniques for Characters in Maya

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Creating Realistic Fire and Sparks in Maya
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1h 41m

Creating Realistic Fire and Sparks in Maya

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Introduction to Maya 2013
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12h 8m

Introduction to Maya 2013

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Creating Hairstyles with Maya Hair
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1h 29m

Creating Hairstyles with Maya Hair

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Enhancing Rigs with Maya Muscle
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Enhancing Rigs with Maya Muscle

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Introduction to Maya 2012
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11h 38m

Introduction to Maya 2012

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Dynamics Ask DTs in Maya
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1h 34m

Dynamics Ask DTs in Maya

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Introduction to Maya 2011
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11h 24m

Introduction to Maya 2011

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Dynamics Tips and Tricks in Maya
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1h 28m

Dynamics Tips and Tricks in Maya

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Advanced Maya Fur Menus
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Advanced Maya Fur Menus

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Introduction to Maya Fur
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1h 38m

Introduction to Maya Fur

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Introduction to Fluid Containers in Maya
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2h 30m

Introduction to Fluid Containers in Maya

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Overview of Maya Ocean Locators and Wakes
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1h 13m

Overview of Maya Ocean Locators and Wakes

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Getting Started with Oceans in Maya
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Getting Started with Oceans in Maya

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Maya 6 Unlimited: Hair
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2h 49m

Maya 6 Unlimited: Hair

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Rigid Body Tips and Tricks in Maya 8.5
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1h 21m

Rigid Body Tips and Tricks in Maya 8.5

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Introduction to Maya 2009
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9h 26m

Introduction to Maya 2009

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Ultimate Fluids
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3h 47m

Ultimate Fluids

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nParticles in Maya
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2h 46m

nParticles in Maya

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Introduction to Maya Muscle
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3h 25m

Introduction to Maya Muscle

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Introduction to Maya nCloth
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3h 36m

Introduction to Maya nCloth

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Introduction to Dynamics in Maya
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5h 27m

Introduction to Dynamics in Maya

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Introduction to Shave and a Haircut for Maya
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3h 8m

Introduction to Shave and a Haircut for Maya

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Using SyFlex in Maya
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4h 8m

Using SyFlex in Maya

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Rendering with Maya Toon
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3h 48m

Rendering with Maya Toon

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RealFlow and Maya Integration
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3h 54m

RealFlow and Maya Integration

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Introduction to Maya Paint Effects
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6h 50m

Introduction to Maya Paint Effects

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