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LEARNING MAYA 2. ◊ , Alias|Wavefront, a division of Silicon Graphics Limited. Printed in U S A, All rights reserved. Education Publishing Group. Alias|Wavefront (design/logo), ATC, AUGI, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Learning LocationLogic, Lustre, Maya, Mechanical Desktop, MotionBuilder, ObjectARX. Getting Started with Maya. 2 | Maya Basics. Lesson 1 > Beyond the lesson. Beyond the lesson. In this lesson you began your orientation to Maya by learning: .
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Maya learning movies. • Essential Skills: • Create and view objects. • Zoom, pan and roll camera. • Move, rotate, scale objects. • Component selection. Animate a Logo Forming from Particles in Maya – In this tutorial teaches you how to make animated logo with particles in Maya and then. this comes from formal training (college, university, art school, etc.) . It is true that these tutorials can be an important tool in learning Maya; but . CHAPTER 1.
It does expect you to understand the fundamentals of Maya and have a sense of the basic tools. The early chapters help to demystify animation and how Maya works in a production environment. There are tons of interviews with pro animators scattered throughout each chapter and those are absolutely worth reading.
The author Roger King has classroom teaching experience and it shines through in his writing style.
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It totals pages with dozens of exercises you can follow to learn how this complicated program functions. By far the best animation book for Maya but it does get into some complex topics too.
Alongside traditional character creation is environment design. Concept artists typically craft environments in 2D and bring these to modelers for 3D rendering. This is another digital-only book from Maya expert Jana Germano.
Her writing style is just as easy to consume and this book Creating Environments in Maya is an excellent follow-up from her introductory guide Simplifying Maya. It talks about photorealism and how to work with realistic environments compared to cartoony environments. Other topics cover matte painting and ultimately what background designers need to know for working in the industry.
I covered this book in my previous post on rigging which is a huge topic of study. Rig it Right!
Maya Animation Rigging Concepts is one of the few Maya-centric books that covers this topic in great detail. Even semi-experienced Maya users can learn a lot about rigging from these exercises.
How to Cheat in Maya teaches power workflows and hidden secrets that far surpass the edition of this software.
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Every professional or aspiring Maya user should keep a copy of this book nearby. The entire book mostly covers character animation work but a lot of these techniques apply to video games too. However you need to know your way around Maya before grabbing a copy. This basically takes your existing knowledge of Maya and kicks it into turbodrive. MEL Scripting a Character Rig in Maya takes this scripting language to a practical level by teaching you how to script and automate your own projects.
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But a lot of programming topics are covered such as loops, variables, and procedures. And this book is the perfect intro with lots of practical lessons. Introducing Autodesk Maya The team at Autodesk publishes their own books and the most recent one to date is Introducing Autodesk Maya This book is only updated with newer versions of Maya but the techniques can apply to any version.
Since this is an introductory guide it works on the core fundamentals first. But be warned these exercises are a touch harder to follow than other beginner books. Simplifying Maya If you like digital ebooks then Simplifying Maya is a great resource to teach yourself this 3D design software. This is one of the newest books on Maya first being published in early A big portion of this book focuses on the workflows and how you should develop a Maya design system.
This book delivers exactly what the title promises. A clear no-BS guide to Maya that anyone can use.
This often overlaps with character design where 2D concept artists might create a design, then import that into Maya for a full render. But a lot of 3D modeling comes from experience in the software, not so much from putting pencil to paper.
The real difficulty is understanding how characters work and how they move. This book is perfect for all entertainment artists who want to design 3D character models. The book also comes with 30 hours of video tutorials so it has a great price tag for everything you get. The Art of Maya does cover a lot of fundamentals explaining all the different tools and common workflows.
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The very last chapter offers an inside look into professional Maya with insights from 6 industry professionals. I do recommend nabbing a copy of this book if you can, but I also recommend having some basic experience under your belt first.
It does expect you to understand the fundamentals of Maya and have a sense of the basic tools. The early chapters help to demystify animation and how Maya works in a production environment.
There are tons of interviews with pro animators scattered throughout each chapter and those are absolutely worth reading. But the lessons are also very pragmatic to help you see how animation in Maya really works. The author Roger King has classroom teaching experience and it shines through in his writing style. It totals pages with dozens of exercises you can follow to learn how this complicated program functions.
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This one-hour video that covers the creation of base meshes, blocking out forms and other tricks, is an excellent starting point for all newbies. Making of the Standing Beauty Asan Umerov shows you how to reproduce an award-winning highly realistic black-and-white picture with a personality and classic feel. Unfortunately, this is not a thorough tutorial; it is just an overview of main steps that should be done to achieve the same result.
The article includes seven sections starting from working with the sketch and ending with refinement in Zbrush. There are also some helpful screenshots. Modeling And Rendering A Simple Robot Sansar Tripathi leverages simple and easy-to-repeat poly modeling techniques to create this primitive robot. You will learn how to set up and apply procedural material and use Vray for fast test renders.
The tutorial is divided into three videos for better understanding the concept and is suitable for people with basic knowledge and some practical experience.
Create Awesome Cloth Simulations Alan Monroig tells you how to use dynamic simulations to add realism and motion to a model. By following 69 clear steps, you will be able to create a similar masterpiece from scratch in several hours. Rendering A Realistic Guitar Rendering A Realistic Guitar is comprehensive video tutorial that step by step reveals basic technique of creating realistic models.
Sansar Tripathi utilizes possibilities of Vray that in tandem with Maya obtains an outstanding result. He also shows you how to properly apply materials and textures as well as set up the environment by using HDRI reflections and global illumination.
Modeling Morgane The tutorial is broken into three main sections. The first one uncovers the concept, sketches, and references; the second one is dedicated to modeling, and the third one touches on texturing and rendering.
It is suitable for artists with intermediate level since the author does not go into details. Revolution Revolution by Zhang Yang is a stunning artwork that is overfilled with details and fantastic elements. Although the artist presents only a short overview of the creation process, yet it can serve as a guideline for rendering your futuristic scene with a high-tech vibe.
He clarifies all the vital steps such as concept, sketching, designing, collecting references, low polygon modeling process, setting UV, skin shader, texturing, remodeling, rendering and some more. Making of the Rider The rider by Christopher Adajar is an award-winning project that is full of energy and dynamics.Grab and Move an Object — This tutorial gives a great explanation on how to grab and move an object.
He divides the article into several main stages that are dedicated to concept; low poly mesh where you will build the foundation; mudbox sculpting;. Surface Emitted Particles on SoftBody Tenticles — A concept tutorial that covers surface emitted particles on softBody tenticles to create a spiraling array particle system.
Making of the Rider. Every chapter includes a ton of screenshots with guided tutorials to help you work through the content.
We will also look at the specialized V-Ray lights and how to properly use these lights in order to achieve a high degree of realism. Every professional or aspiring Maya user should keep a copy of this book nearby. It was originally developed by Alias Systems Corporation but is presently owned by Autodesk as a sub part of the entertainment and media division.