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In Depth: Introduction to MARI Tutorial Series

In Depth: Introduction to MARI Tutorial Series
Tutorial, In Depth Sep 13, 2016 at 12:35 PM

The Foundry has created a nice set of tutorials consisting of 5 Modules with multiple Episodes to help get you up to speed with MARI quickly.

With the artist-friendly 3D paint tools you need to make the most of your creativity, together with the power and performance to handle even the most complex assets, MARI is the clear choice for today’s challenging VFX, animation and games productions. Supported by the world’s most advanced layering system, MARI is capable of handling high-resolution textures and millions of polygons without ever compromising on speed or efficiency. It also provides a fully customizable user interface that lets you work just the way you want.

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Module 1: Episode 1: Working with Projects

Module 1: Episode 1: Working with Projects from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to create and work with MARI projects.

 

Module 1: Episode 2: Touring MARI’s Interface

Module 1: Episode 2: Touring MARI's Interface from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will walk through MARI's user interface and learn some best practices for accessing the things we'll need when painting.

 

Module 1: Episode 3: Managing Geometry in a Project

Module 1: Episode 3: Managing Geometry in a Project from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to manage the geometry that we add to a MARI project.

 

Module 1: Episode 4: Working with Ptex Projects

Module 1: Episode 4: Working with Ptex Projects from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to create and work with Ptex projects in MARI.

 

Module 1: Episode 5: Customizing the Interface

Module 1: Episode 5: Customizing the Interface from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to further customize the MARI user interface.

 

Module 1: Episode 6: Navigating the MARI Canvas

Module 1: Episode 6: Navigating the MARI Canvas from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to navigate around the MARI canvas.

 

Module 1: Episode 7: Understanding History in MARI

Module 1: Episode 7: Understanding History in MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how MARI records actions and events inside our project into history.

 

Module 1: Episode 8: Understanding Lighting in MARI

Module 1: Episode 8: Understanding Lighting in MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to control the lighting we use to texture our MARI assets.

 

Module 1: Episode 9: Understanding Shaders and Channels

Module 1: Episode 9: Understanding Shaders and Channels from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn the importance as well as the function of Channels and Shaders in MARI.

 

Module 1: Episode 10: Working with Patches in MARI

Module 1: Episode 10: Working with Patches in MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how patches in MARI add flexibility to the way we create our texture maps.

 

Module 1: Episode 11: Importing texture maps into MARI

Module 1: Episode 11: Importing texture maps into MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to import texture maps into MARI.

 

Module 2: Episode 1: OpenColorIO and color space management

Module 2: Episode 1: OpenColorIO and color space management from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn a little about the color management features in MARI 3.

 

Module 2: Episode 2: Understanding MARI’s Layer System

Module 2: Episode 2: Understanding MARI's Layer System from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how MARI implements a layer-based workflow for painting textures.

 

Module 2: Episode 3: Creating Layer Masks and Layer Mask Stacks

 

Module 2: Episode 3: Creating Layer Masks and Layer Mask Stacks from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to use layer masks and layer mask stacks.

 

Module 2: Episode 4: Creating Adjustment Layers and Adjustment Stacks  

Module 2: Episode 4: Creating Adjustment Layers and Adjustment Stacks from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to create adjustment layers and adjustment stacks in MARI.

 

Module 2: Episode 5: Creating Procedural Layers  

Module 2: Episode 5: Creating Procedural Layers from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to create procedural layers inside of MARI.

 

Module 2: Episode 6: Sharing Layers in MARI

 

Module 2: Episode 6: Sharing Layers in MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to share layers between channels in MARI.

 

Module 2: Episode 7: Using MARI’s Node Graph in Basic View

Module 2: Episode 7: Using MARI's Node Graph in Basic View from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn about using MARI's node graph in basic mode.

 

Module 2: Episode 8: Using MARI’s Node Graph in Advanced View

Module 2: Episode 8: Using MARI's Node Graph in Advanced View from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn about using MARI's node graph in advanced mode.

 

Module 3: Episode 1: Selecting and Hiding in MARI

Module 3: Episode 1: Selecting and Hiding in MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this first video we will learn how to select geometry and control the visibility of it so we can then paint in hard to reach areas of our models.

 

Module 3: Episode 2: Paint Buffer Basics

Module 3: Episode 2: Paint Buffer Basics from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this first video we will learn how to select geometry and control the visibility of it so we can then paint in hard to reach areas of our models.

 

Module 3: Episode 3: Painting and Erasing in MARI

Module 3: Episode 3: Painting and Erasing in MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn the basics of painting and erasing in MARI.

 

Module 3: Episode 4: Projection Masking  

Module 3: Episode 4: Projection Masking from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn about projection masking and how prevent unwanted paint effects like stretching.

 

Module 3: Episode 5: Customizing Brushes in MARI  

Module 3: Episode 5: Customizing Brushes in MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will begin to see how powerful the MARI brush engine is by learning how to customize a few brushes.

 

Module 3: Episode 6: Importing Photoshop Brushes into MARI

Module 3: Episode 6: Importing Photoshop Brushes into MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to import our Photoshop brushes into MARI.

 

Module 3: Episode 7: Painting and Symmetry in MARI

Module 3: Episode 7: Painting and Symmetry in MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to paint with symmetry inside MARI.

 

Module 3: Episode 8: Using the Paint through Tool

Module 3: Episode 8: Using the Paint through Tool from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to paint our assets with images here in MARI.

 

Module 3: Episode 9: Using Stencils in MARI  

Module 3: Episode 9: Using Stencils in MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to use images as stencils in MARI.

 

Module 4: Episode 1: Transforming Paint in the Paint Buffer

Module 4: Episode 1: Transforming Paint in the Paint Buffer from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this first video we will learn how to transform paint once it reaches our paint buffer in MARI.

 

Module 4: Episode 2: Using the Towbrush  

Module 4: Episode 2: Using the Towbrush from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to use MARI's Towbrush on paint that has already been baked.

 

Module 4: Episode 3: Cloning Paint in MARI  

Module 4: Episode 3: Cloning Paint in MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to clone paint in MARI using the Clone Stamp.

 

Module 4: Episode 4: Understanding MARI Filters  

Module 4: Episode 4: Understanding MARI Filters from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to use Filters in MARI.

 

Module 5: Episode 1: Using MODO Bakers in MARI  

Module 5: Episode 1: Using MODO Bakers in MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to use the MODO Bakers that have been added to MARI.

 

Module 5: Episode 2: Using the MODO Renderer Inside of MARI  

Module 5: Episode 2: Using the MODO Renderer Inside of MARI from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to use the MODO renderer inside of MARI.

 

Module 5: Episode 3: Sending a MARI Project to MODO for Rendering  

Module 5: Episode 3: Sending a MARI Project to MODO for Rendering from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to send a MARI project over to a locally installed copy of MODO for rendering.

 

Module 5: Episode 4: Exporting Textures  

Module 5: Episode 4: Exporting Textures from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to export our textures out of MARI once we are done painting them.

 

Module 5: Episode 5: Working with MARI Sessions  

Module 5: Episode 5: Working with MARI Sessions from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will learn how to export out a MARI project as a session and then import that session information into a new project.

 

Module 5: Episode 6: Archiving MARI Projects  

Module 5: Episode 6: Archiving MARI Projects from The Foundry on Vimeo.

In this video we will wrap this course up by learning how to archive our MARI projects.

 

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