Make an Ocean in Autodesk Maya


1.  Dynamics Menu Set

2.  Fluid Effects – Ocean – Create Ocean

3.  THIS IS ONLY A PREVIEW PLANE Resolution  This is just a preview – Put it at 30 – resolution does not matter for the final render.

4.  Ocean Shader is where everything is stored in the ocean. in the Attribute Editor.


5.  Open Attribute Editor – Ocean Shader Tab – Ocean Attributes

Num Frequency – gives us more detail and noise between waves.

3 is smooth (with turbulence 0)

Turbulence Selected Value to .5