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Painting in Maya

Create realistic, natural detail, and painterly effects with intuitive brush-based tools. Select, edit, and blend between 500 pressure-sensitive preset brushes that let you paint textures directly onto surfaces. Simulate plants growing and other effects with built-in animation. Control how Paint Effects strokes react with surfaces, volumes, and each other. 

  • Draw fully rendered strokes during interactive painting and get immediate feedback.
  • Sculpt geometry, paint weight maps, comb fur, and apply custom scripts over a surface.
 
  • Control how Paint Effects strokes react with surfaces, volumes, and each other.
  • Control how Paint Effects strokes react with surfaces, volumes, and each other.