FlippedNormals – 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 Xmen: Dark Pheonix. 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.

 

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 – FinalSummary Of Process

FILES INCLUDED

  • 24 HD Videos
  • PDF Overview of Introduction to XGen
  • All working files

Direct Download Link

Sales Page: https://flippednormals.com/downloads/introduction-to-xgen/

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