The Maya Learning Channel shows how to create peachfuzz on a mesh using Bifrost.
You’ve created a stylized character in Maya as cute as you can, and now you want to give it a fuzzy coat. There are actually a lot of ways that you can create a fuzzy look in Maya. You can use fur, paintFX, xGen, or even roll your own. Actually, let’s add another way to that list, and that is the new Bifrost strands.
Check out this new Bifrost Quick Compounds tutorial from the Maya learning channel that shows how you can generate strands on a mesh surface. Randomizing orientation and lengths of the strands will give you a perfect peach fuzz look that you can use on characters.