How to Work With the New Component Tags in Maya

Reza Sarkamari shows what component tags are in Maya, how to assign them, and how to use them with rigging tools.

A new tutorial from Reza Sarkamari walks through the new Component Tag feature in Maya 2022. The Tags are a new method in Maya that lets you make node-independent named groups assigned to the geometry. That means that you can modify tag membership on the fly. The tags are one of the most exciting new features in Maya rigging in a while.

Reza talks about what Component tags are, how to assign them, and how to use them in conjunction with Maya’s native rigging tools.

About Reza Sarkamari.

Reza Sarkamari has nearly two decades in the industry under his belt and is a Maya Certified Professional, a Nuke Certified Trainer, and an Adobe Certified Specialist.