How to Create Toothbrush Bristles Using Yeti in Maya

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In this 3D video tutorial, our awesome animator Joe shows you how to make the bristles of a toothbrush using the Maya hair plugin, Yeti. This tip is easy, elegant, and efficient.

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In this tutorial, Joe shows you how to:

  • Use Photoshop to show the distribution of the bristles
  • Use groom splines to control the direction of the bristles
  • Use Arnold’s Hair Shader to give the bristles colour
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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