Monthly Archives: February 2014

Randomise Vertex Position – [Maya]

So I found a great little script here that will randomise the vertex positions in all the axis depending on how much you want it to, check it out below! $mySelection = `ls- sl`; $myVerts = `getVerts`; // this command grabs all the vertices of selected objects and put into a string array for ($vert […]

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Find the colour at the closest point to a locator

So it’s a bit of an odd one, but I needed to be able to calculate the RGB value of the colour at certain points on the mesh, and at first this seemed a bit tricky, but using the cloestPointOnMesh node and the colorAtPoint command I was able to use a locator and easily connect […]

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Draw a curve/line between two objects [Maya]

So I found this to be pretty useful, I used it to help visualise the direction of the wind I was pumping in to another variable, but it could be used for countless other things, just select the two objects you want to draw a curve between and run this MEL script. { string $sel[] […]

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