Learn How to Create Dynamic Wires in Maya

SYIA Studios shows how you can create dynamic wires in Maya using nHair.

There are a couple of tools that allow you to create simulated wires in Autodesk Maya easily. Still, it’s good to know what those are doing behind the scenes. The best way to discover how they work is to build a setup yourself. Check out this tutorial from SYIA Studios, showing how you can create a dynamic wire setup using Maya’s nHair.

Maya nDynamics and Curves.

Maya’s nDynamics covers a lot of different effects. Using nCloth and nHair, you can create a system that will dynamically affect curves, making it pretty easy to create a naturally dangling wire or cable. There are a few steps involved, but the overall procedure is pretty simple to understand.