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

In this tip Joe will show you:

  • How Photoshop can be used to show the distribution of the bristles
  • How to use groom splines to control the direction of the bristles
  • How to use Arnold’s hair shader to give the bristles colour

Want to learn more about Yeti? Watch our “Introduction to Yeti” video and become a Yeti expert!


Still have doubts about which plugin is best? Watch our video comparing XGen and Yeti and settle the score.


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