Stephie provides a great introductory overview for when, where and how to to use nHair in Autodesk Maya character rigs, sharing a technique for gaining more control over Maya’s nHair when used for animation.

A quick introduction to nHair where I will show a nice technique I learned to get more control over nHair for animation

Stephie takes a look at some of the instances when you would use an nHair setup in your rigs, citing wings, tails, clothes, and ropes for some obvious uses, covering some of the theory behind using nHair attributes to gain control over nHair properties.