Autodesk’s Lee Frazer takes a look at MAya’s Paint Effects Tools, showing the basics of using paint effects, but also integrating Maya’s Paint Effects with Maya’s nHair, nCloth and how to use the new MAya Assembly Tools, and render proxies for managing large data paint effects files.

Paint Effects in Autodesk® Maya® 2013 is an amazing tool that can be used to create organic effects, motion graphics, textures and much more. It is fully integrated giving artists diverse choices over their scene.

Paint Effects goes way back in early versions of Maya, and it still is a pretty amazing tool for creating organic effects, motion graphics, textures, and paint integrating Maya’s curve and artisan brush tools.