How to Create Sand Simulations Using Bifrost in Maya

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A 3D Tip worthy of a sanding ovation! Watch this video tutorial and learn how to create sand using the Bifrost graph in Maya 2019.2. 

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In this tutorial, Joe shows you how to:

  • Set up the key nodes for the simulation
  • Add variance to the sand properties
  • Add an influence node
  • Cache the simulation to disk
  • Apply Arnold shader to the particles
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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