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Learn how to program procedural effects and simulate atmospheres using the Bifrost Extension, which holds incredible potential for 3D tool building and production.
Explore the Bifrost graph, a powerful new procedural content creation framework from Autodesk.
Expert 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.
Introducing the Bifrost Extension for Maya
Using the exercise files
1. Bifrost Basics
Understanding visual programming
Conceptualizing the Bifrost framework
Enabling Bifrost in the Plug-in Manager
Loading a graph from the Bifrost Browser
Analyzing a graph in the Graph Editor
Navigating nested compounds
2. Building in the Graph Editor
Creating a basic graph
Installing a new compound in the user home directory
Constructing a graph from compounds and other nodes
Moving points in normal space
Exposing Bifrost parameters in Maya
Working with scene transforms
Creating and publishing a compound
3. Production with Bifrost
Converting Bifrost geometry to a Maya mesh
Assigning a material reference from Maya
Defining a material in the Bifrost Graph
Preparing a simulation disk cache
Writing a disk cache
Rendering a Bifrost volume in Arnold
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