Fluid dynamics are rapidly becoming a powerful alternative to particle effects. In the first lecture of this series, effects animator David Schoneveld introduces you to the rules of fluid production, showing how Maya Fluid Effects can be used for everything from smoke, dust and explosions, to underwater plane crashes and more. David details the fluid menu, emitter and container attributes, as well as shading and texturing, while conveying an understanding of the dynamic attributes of fluid dynamics and their uses in production. The lesson also details the basics of ponds, emphasizing an understanding of the fluid shader and texture controls.
I Am No Hero were formed in 2010 in Athens. Since then they are rehearsing & experimenting with music. In summer 2011 they recorded their first album under the title "Without Antennas". In January 2014 they released under the title their second album "Underwater Cities". I Am No Hero, and their album "Underwater Cities", is something you’ve heard several times, by several different bands. True, but if you focus on how the post rocky sound evolves song by song you’ll have to admit that this album is very nice.
Catchy melodies adorned with soft swinging jazz elements, folk, soul, electro and sunny reggae capture the essence of Maya Fadeeva’s music. As a singer, songwriter and producer she allows her creativity to seep into her work, creating exceptional and one-of-a-kind tunes. Her smoky voice is the protagonist and the audience, her captive listener.