Introduction to XGen

Introduction to XGen

Introduction to XGen

In Introduction to XGen, you'll learn the fundamentals of working with XGen and creating your first grooms. You'll learn all the tools you must know and also how to avoid common mistakes in XGen. Later in the series, you'll learn the full process for creating a simple and professional groom from start to finish; no time-lapses. Every step will be shown.

LEARN HOW XGEN WORKS

Learn everything you need in order to get started with XGen, including working with Guides, Partings, Painting Groom Maps, XGen Modifiers, In-depth Clumping, Using Noises - as well as proper groom planning.

MAKE A PROFESSIONAL LEVEL GROOM

We will walk through a professional groom in real-time, where we discuss important aspects of the groom process as we do them. This will give you all the knowledge you need to apply what you learn to your own projects!

TAUGHT BY SENIOR VFX ARTIST

Michael Cauchi spent the last years as a groomer at MPC in VFX, working on films like Dumbo, Dr. Dolittle, and X-Men: Dark Phoenix. When he's not working professionally with 3D, he's teaching students at the University of Bournemouth.

SKILL LEVEL REQUIERED

You need an intermediate level understanding of Maya, but no experience with XGen is required at all.

This is a personal license as stated on the FlippedNormals licensing page.

What's Included and Features

  • Introduction to XGen
  • Total Running Time:
    • 6h 33 min
  • Total File size:
    • 3.1 GB
  • Chapter List:
    • Main Course - 3h 9 min
    • 01 - Course Introduction
    • 02 - Model Requirements
    • 03 - Groom Planning
    • 04 - Creating Your Groom
    • 05 - Guidework Part 01
    • 06 - Guidework Part 02
    • 07 - Base Groom Settings
    • 08 - Maya Paint Tool
    • 09 - Partings
    • 10 - What Are Modifiers
    • 11 - Clumping Part 01
    • 12 - Clumping Part 02
    • 13 - Cut Modifier
    • 14 - Noise Part 01
    • 15 - Noise Part 02
    • 16 - Clumping Part 03
    • Bonus - 47 min
    • 17 - Expressions Explained
    • 18 - Expressions And Maps
    • 19 - HairShading Basics
    • Professional Groom Creation - 3h 37 min
    • 20 - Production Creation And Guides Blockout
    • 20 - Production Creation And Guides Refinement
    • 21 - Production Clumping And Modifiers Blockout
    • 21 - Production Clumping And Modifiers Refinement
    • 22 - Final Summary Of Process
  • Software Used:
    • Maya 2019
  • Files Types:
    • 24 HD Videos
    • PDF Overview of Introduction to XGen
    • All working files

Install Types:

DazCentral, DIM, Manual Install

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