How to Work with Animation Layers in Maya

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In this 3D video tutorial, Joe shows you how to work with Animation Layers in Maya.

Discover a non-destructive way of animating and build layers of creativity with this top 3D tip.

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In this tutorial Joe shows you how to:

  • Use the “create layer from selected” tool to avoid a destructive animation process
  • Use the override mode so only one animation is affecting the object
  • Key frame the weight of each animation layer
Maya is a popular 3D modelling program, well-known for its ease of use when creating realistic animations and effects. It allows users to apply modelling layers to give a free-form approach to 3D animation. As an Autodesk product, it seamlessly integrates with other great plugins, such as Phoenix FD, Yeti and XGen.

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