Maya Monday: Fun with MASH

Maya Monday: Fun with MASH
Tutorial, Maya Monday May 14, 2018 at 07:15 AM

MASH is the motion graphics engine in Maya and you can create some really cool stuff with it. We’ve covered it many times before but it’s such a vast and powerful system, it’s worth revisiting many times.

Maya 2017 MASH Tutorial - Scatter balloons and vertex color in Arnold

Edge-CGI 3D Tutorials and more! shows you how to scatter colors around a huge group of balloons. You can recreate Up! Via Lester Banks

Related: Mastering MASH’s Color Node

A better way to slide things on a surface using Maya 2018

Here is a quick tutorial from Maya Short Rounds about offsetting content on a mesh using Raycast.

WiFi Signal from MASH

Here's another from Lee at Maya Short Rounds.

More about MASH

Autodesk MayaUpdate: Autodesk Maya and Maya LT v2018.3 - New Options in MASH Toolset

May 3, 2018

Autodesk has released updates for Maya and Maya LT. This update to Maya, the 3d modeling and animation software, extends the MASH motion graphics toolset and GPU-accelerates the Wire deformer. Maya LT, the lighter version of Maya designed for indie game artists, gets new auto frame options in the Graph Editor and minor changes to UV workflow.

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  • Maya Monday: The New MASH Dynamics Node in Maya 2018, Part 1 - There are some great new motion graphics features in Maya 2018 including new MASH Nodes, such as MASH Dynamics Node, MASH World Node, and the MASH Placer Node. We’re going to focus on the MASH Dynamics Node for the next couple of weeks. In Maya 2018 you can apply dynamics to MASH networks or polygon objects to create amazing complex motion graphics quickly and easily. Stack them with the new primitives to create complicated organic configurations and animate them on the fly.
  • Maya Monday: The New MASH Dynamics Node in Maya 2018, Part 2 - Ian Waters MASH Dynamics Series Ian Waters has a great series on YouTube and covers this in detail. His tutorials are easy to follow and ever so useful! There are 13 videos up so we'll feature these over 3 weeks. Or, subscribe to his channel and watch them all now.
  • Maya Monday: The New MASH Dynamics Node in Maya 2018, Part 3 - This is the last in our series on the brand new MASH Dynamics Node in the latest Maya release, which came out at the end of July. We’re featuring the last 4 videos from Ian Water’s great series.

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