How to Make Stylized Polygonal Hair for a Character With Maya

Academic Phoenix Plus shows how to manually make polygonal hair in Maya, perfect for stylized characters.

Maya has some great tools for creating things like hair. With Maya xGen, you can make both the more detailed realistic version and then use those same construction tools to create a stylized polygonal version for hair. This new tutorial from Academic Phoenix Plus covers creating hair but keeps it super simple and flexible.

Monica shows how to create polygonal hair using Maya’s modeling toolset and gets a fantastic result, proving it’s an excellent method for creating stylized characters’ hair.