What is paint effect?

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Paint Effects is a unique paint technology that lets you paint strokes on a 2D canvas to create 2D images or textures, or to paint strokes in a scene to create paint effects in 3D space.

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In this regard, how do you use paint effects in Maya?

Prepare to use Paint Effects

  1. Click Panel > Panel > Paint Effects to open the Paint Effects tool.
  2. Load the Paint Effects shelf, which has a range of Paint Effects tools and brushes.
  3. [Optional] You can drag preset brushes to shelves to add them.
  4. If you are painting in a scene, note the following:

Subsequently, question is, how do you paint trees in Maya? Create a tree

  1. Select the Paint Effects tab on the Maya shelf.
  2. Select the Simple Tree brush and paint a single tree in your scene.
  3. Select Modify > Convert > Paint Effects to Polygons.
  4. Change to the Select Tool and select the leaves.
  5. In the FX menu set, select nCloth > Create nCloth.

Similarly, you may ask, where is paint effects Maya 2018?

To open the Paint Effects tool:

  • For 2D painting, from the Panels menu, select Panels > Panel > Paint Effects.
  • For 3D painting, choose Paint Effects from the Modeling menu set in the Generate menu.

How do you paint in Maya 2018?

Paint on a 3D object

  1. Select the surface(s) you want to paint on.
  2. In the Rendering menu set, select Texturing > 3D Paint Tool > to launch the tool and open the Tool Settings editor.
  3. Beside Attribute to Paint (in the File Textures section of the Tool Settings editor), select the attribute you want to paint.
  4. Click Assign/Edit Textures.

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How do you get a tree in Maya 2018?

Create a tree
  1. Select the Paint Effects tab on the Maya shelf.
  2. Select the Simple Tree brush and paint a single tree in your scene.
  3. Select Modify > Convert > Paint Effects to Polygons.
  4. Change to the Select Tool and select the leaves.
  5. In the FX menu set, select nCloth > Create nCloth.