How to Create a Flamethrower Simulation with Maya and Phoenix FD

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In this 3D video tutorial, Joe shows you how to create a flamethrower simulation in Maya using the popular plugin Phoenix FD. Warning: this 3D tip is flammable!

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In this tutorial, Joe shows you how to:

  • Set up a directional emitter
  • Change the fuel settings to control the flame
  • Set the colours for the final render
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.
Phoenix FD, a Chaos Group product, is a complete solution for fluid dynamics that can be used to simulate liquids, smoke, fire, ocean waves, splashes and more. It is a single, powerful plugin that has a fast setup and can be seamlessly integrated into 3ds Max and Maya and optimized to render with V-Ray.

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