How to Create and Render Fur with XGen and Arnold in Maya

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In this 3D video tutorial, Joe shows you how to create and render beautiful fur in Maya using Arnold’s Hair Shader and XGen. Go ahead and watch this clip to create fur so realistic you’ll think you’re looking at a real animal!

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In this tutorial, Joe shows you how to:

  • Set up a noise shader
  • Apply an Arnold hair shader
  • Add an area light
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.
Arnold, the 3D ray tracing rendering application, used by animators, studios and 3D artists the world over. Arnold has established its credible reputation in the industry over the last few years as an advanced ray tracing renderer, built for the demands of feature-length animation and visual effects.

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