How to Slide Objects Across a Surface Using MASH

Lee Fraser Shows How You Can Easily Slide Objects Across the Surface of Another in Maya Using MASH

Maya’s Motion Graphics Toolkit MASH makes it easy to place objects along the surface of another. There are a few tools to do this, including the Repro and World Nodes. What if you wanted to add animation to the mix? What if you’re going to slide objects across the surface of another? That is still pretty easy, just a few extra steps.

Lee Fraser is a Sr. Technical Specialist for Autodesk specializing in 3d workflows in entertainment, and here shows us how to slide objects so that it can retain a lot of control once the effect is done. The technique might be useful for creating simple crowd simulations.