Maya: Bifrost Extension

Maya: Bifrost Extension

Maya: Bifrost Extension is an Intermediate level course on 3D + Animation, written by the creator, Aaron F. Ross. This course is an absolute pillar for an individual who needs to excel in his/her 3D + Animation expertise. It gives you a strong understanding on 3D + Animation, CAD, Photography, Video, Modeling, Particles + Dynamics, Visual Effects and Maya.

Free Download - Maya: Bifrost Extension
Author Aaron F. Ross
Publish Date 3/10/2020
Skill Intermediate
Duration 1h 45m
Topic 3D + Animation
Video Tutorials 24
Last Update N/A

Explore the Bifrost graph, a powerful new procedural content creation framework from Autodesk. Instructor Aaron Ross covers the Bifrost Extension, a free Maya plugin for creating tools to accelerate almost every aspect of 3D production. Using the Bifrost visual programming environment, artists and technical directors in all 3D disciplines can automate complex processes and generate assets without writing a single line of code.

Topics include:

  • Core concepts of proceduralism
  • How Bifrost integrates with Maya
  • Navigating the Bifrost Graph
  • Loading example graphs from the Bifrost Browser
  • Simulating atmospheres and combustion with the Aero solver
  • Building a graph from scratch
  • Deforming polygon geometry
  • Using Bifrost in production
  • Assigning materials
  • Converting a Bifrost shape to a Maya shape
  • Caching a simulation to disk
  • Rendering an atmosphere in Arnold

Maya: Bifrost Extension : Video Lessons

  • Introducing the Bifrost Extension for Maya55s
  • Prerequisites2m 31s
  • Using the exercise files3m 58s
  • Understanding visual programming3m 58s
  • Appreciating proceduralism5m 21s
  • Conceptualizing the Bifrost framework5m 35s
  • Enabling Bifrost in the Plug-in Manager2m 26s
  • Loading a graph from the Bifrost Browser3m 48s
  • Analyzing a graph in the Graph Editor5m 1s
  • Navigating nested compounds2m 51s
  • Creating a basic graph8m 36s
  • Installing a new compound in the user home directory3m 48s
  • Constructing a graph from compounds and other nodes6m 12s
  • Moving points in normal space3m 24s
  • Exposing Bifrost parameters in Maya4m 48s
  • Working with scene transforms6m 19s
  • Creating and publishing a compound6m 31s
  • Converting Bifrost geometry to a Maya mesh5m 52s
  • Assigning a material reference from Maya2m 15s
  • Defining a material in the Bifrost Graph2m 21s
  • Preparing a simulation disk cache7m 5s
  • Writing a disk cache3m 5s
  • Rendering a Bifrost volume in Arnold7m 38s
  • Next steps1m 17s

Recommended video tutorials from YouTube.

  • Introducing Bifrost for Maya
  • Create blockbuster-worthy effects quickly and easily using Bifrost, the new visual programming environment in Maya. Learn more: ...

  • DateTime : 2019-08-05 14:25:45
  • Source : Autodesk
  • Getting Started with the Bifrost Graph
  • Autodesk Bifrost: Now available for download! : To ask questions and find help, check out ...

  • DateTime : 2019-07-31 15:19:36
  • Source : Maya Learning Channel
  • Maya Bifrost 2.0 - How to create Flowlines
  • In this video I'm giving you step-by-step instructions to re-create the flowlines example that Jonah Friedman showed at Siggraph 2019 (on The Area ...

  • DateTime : 2019-10-29 10:15:14
  • Source : Roland Reyer

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