Remove a specific influence on vertices with the paint tool. This tool is part of the maya-skinning-tools.


  • Extract the content of the .rar file anywhere on disk.
  • Drag the skinningTools.mel file in Maya to permanently install the script.


The paint tool calls a script that will select all the vertices that are influenced by the parsed influence. You can then paint away the influence on those vertices with the paint tool.

  • Undo-able / Redo-able

Based on the settings on the skinCluster the following attribute will be respected while removing the influence weights:

  • Normalize Weights
  • Locked Influences