Paint Effects • Uses: • paint brush strokes • paint particle effects • Traditional paint program • paint images on a canvas • paint repeatable textures that can be applied to geometry in your scenes
Paint Effects Reference: Maya Help
Two Basic Strokes • Simple strokes • paint applied along the stroke path. • Strokes simulating growth • paint strokes drive growth of tubes that simulate organic growth. • tubes sprout from the stroke path, like plants growing from a path of seeds. Reference: Maya Help
Shaders/Materials • Define an object’s substance • Surface textures • how light is reflected • Surrounding environment Reference: Maya Help
Basic attributes of materials • Color • Change basic color • Apply a texture as a color map • Transparency • Change basic transparency • Apply a texture as a transparency map • Shine • Change the intensity and size of the specular highlights of an object • Apply a texture as a specularity map
Specular Highlight (shine): • show the places on the object where the light is reflected • Color of highlight can be changed Reference: Maya Help
Reflections • Reflection shows light bounced back from surrounding objects in environment. Reference: Maya Help
Q: Where can I learn more about this? A: Maya Help!