View Full Version : Weight maps for dyanmic hair?

01-07-2018, 06:22 PM
Hey everybody,

I've been diving into Blender's hair creation tools for making my own hair styles for my characters. Using that, I can create the style I like, import it into Lightwave as an OBJ, and use it with FiberFx to make hair. If I want the hair to be dynamic, it's either ClothFx or Bullet.

I've tried ClothFx and it has its good and bad points, but I'd like to try Bullet. I understand in order to anchor the roots of the hair to the scalp or skin surface, we need to use a weight map.

What's the best way to paint a weight map onto a hair object so it can be used with Bullet?


01-07-2018, 11:25 PM
The weight outward script is probably the easiest.

I used weight blur; I set my roots to 100%, tips to <10%, then selected from the tips on up to the roots, and applied weight blur to it with like 16 Iterations.

01-08-2018, 07:31 PM
Thanks Kryslin,

I've tried both, but neither seem to be doing the job. Not sure it I'm making some mistake or with the plugins or with bullet.

I'll keep trying.