How to: Animated coil in Maya tutorial
In this tutorial you will learn about creating animated spiral coil in Maya. Creating a circular spiral is easy if you use bonus tools for Maya. But if you want rectangular or rounded rectangular shape for the spiral, the process will be difficult. In this tutorial you will learn how to easily manipulate shapes for creating complex curves. Later we will add paint fx to get extruded surface and animate the property to get a growing animation. We will explore a couple of ways to render the animated spiral.