Introduction to ICE Strands in Softimage

Gain flexibility with a step-by-step approach to understanding strand dynamics in Softimage 7.5 and a time-saving workflow to building effects like hair, streaks, fur, veins, and more with ICE. Software required: Softimage 7.5 and up.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
March 20, 2009
Duration
3h 44m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
March 20, 2009
Duration
3h 44m
Description

Gain flexibility with a step-by-step approach to understanding strand dynamics in Softimage 7.5 and a time-saving workflow to building effects like hair, streaks, fur, veins, and more with ICE. Contains 4 hours of project-driven training and ideas for artists experienced with ICE. Popular highlights include: Strands Overview; Creating and Editing Strands; Generating Strand Trails; Strand Construction and Shaping; Strand Alignment and Rotation; Strand Animation; Shading and Rendering Strands; Using Various Strand Compounds; Strand-related ICE Attributes; Randomizing Strand Colors; Applying Colors and Properties Along Strands; Applying Forces; Particle Goals; Building Strand-based Systems; Strand Profile Curves; Repeating ICE Processes; Generating Points; Initializing ICE Attributes; Assets and Compounds Provided. Software required: Softimage 7.5 and up.

About the author
About the author

Originally from Lagos, Nigeria, Sunder has made great headway in both the interactive game design and 3D animation worlds.

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