Sayed Mahmood Amery covers the basics for working with xGen and creates stylized hair.
Love it or hate it, Maya’s xGen is still a great way to create, manage, groom, and work with hair. Check out this tutorial from FX Maniac (Sayed Mahmood Amery) as he covers the fundamentals for working with Maya xGen and then shows how you can create a stylized hairstyle.
The tutorial covers a lot of in-depth details about xGen and does it straightforwardly. XGen in Maya offers an instancing and interactive grooming toolset, including sculpting brushes, modifiers, and sculpting layers, all dedicated to creating hair and fur styles.