Don’t get your connections in a twist, here is how you can easily share falloff nodes between MASH networks.
how to share Falloff nodes correctly so you don’t get your connections in a twist
MASH networks are pretty easy to drive with either image maps or with a falloff gizmo right in the viewport. If you are using Falloffs, you can simplify things by sharing falloffs between MASH networks.
There is actually a way to do it, without getting your connections in a twist. Here, Ian Waters walks us through how you can share falloffs between MASH networks. This way the same falloff that drives scale can also drive color or multiple attributes, saving you some keyframes and some time. We find out that there are two ways to duplicate falloff objects with the latest version of Maya 2017, which is Update 1.