This series of tutorials will take you step by step through the fundaments of 3D with Autodesk Maya. Wether you are completely new to the world of 3D animation and modeling or an industry pro, this training series will help you take your skills to the next level.
With over 50 powerful polygon modeling operation available to you in Autodesk Maya, this set of training tutorials will quickly show you each tool and how it can be used. Learning all these tool early on will help you become a proficient and skilled 3D modeler.
Now that you have learned about all of the polygon modeling tools available to you within Autodesk Maya, it's time to put what you have learned to good use. This series of training tutorials teaches you how to make clean and efficient geometry with precise surfaces and clean bevels.
This set of tutorials takes the complicated task of animation, and breaks it down in simple step by step tutorials which will have you animating in Autodesk Maya in no time at all. These easy to follow videos show you how to animate a robot walker and create your first animated walk cycle.
Modeling your first character can be a bit daunting if you don't follow some simple rules. This series of videos will show you how to quickly model an alien character in Autodesk Maya. Through out these tutorials you will be lead step by step through the process of modeling an entire character head to toe.
Now that you have had a taste of animation in the "Walker" training series it's time to take your skills to the next level as award winning animator David Bokser takes you step by step through each tutorial teaching you the fundamentals of great animation techniques.
Wether you are modeling something simple or the complex curves of a concept car, good flowing geometry is essential for achieving the shapes you want to create. This set of tutorial videos shows you how to build complex forms in Autodesk Maya in easy to follow steps.
Paint Effects within Autodesk Maya is a powerful tool which allows you to quickly create entire worlds of plants, effects, and structors all with simple paint strokes. This series of tutorials videos will teach you the many powerful settings and features of Paint Effects.
Being a great texture artist starts with knowing the fundamentals of texturing. This series of training videos takes you step by step through many powerful texturing techniques within Autodesk Maya. These tutorials start you off with the basics, before moving on to more advanced features.
Throughout the past several training series we have been coving many important fundamentals in various areas like modeling, texturing, and animation. Now it's time to put all of those tools to work as we create an entire animated scene of an alien world within Autodesk Maya.
Josh Bare is a veteran modeler of the film and video game industries. He has worked on such films as King Kong, at Weta Digital in New Zealand, and block buster games like Gotham Racing. 4 Throughout this training series Josh will teach industry techniques for modeling concept cars.
Photoshop has always been known for 2D design. In recent years Adobe has pushed the envelope by adding some very exciting 3D features. This series of tutorials will take you step by step through the workflow of modeling an object in Autodesk Maya which is then imported into Photoshop for texturing.
With the introduction of the nucleus engine in Autodesk Maya came a new, more power, and highly accurate dynamics system. Maya nCloth lets you create incredibly realistic cloth simulations. This set of video tutorials will teach you all of the core features and settings for nCloth.