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Introducing Maya 2009 / Edition 1
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Introducing Maya 2009 / Edition 1

by Dariush Derakhshani
 

ISBN-10: 0470372370

ISBN-13: 9780470372371

Pub. Date: 12/31/2008

Publisher: Wiley

If you’re new to Maya, the industry-leading 3D animation and effects software, Introducing Maya includes step-by-step tutorials and easy-to-follow explanations to teach you the basics and nuances of this complex software. Whether you’re a student or a hobbyist, you can learn all about the Maya interface and the fundamentals of modeling, texturing

Overview

If you’re new to Maya, the industry-leading 3D animation and effects software, Introducing Maya includes step-by-step tutorials and easy-to-follow explanations to teach you the basics and nuances of this complex software. Whether you’re a student or a hobbyist, you can learn all about the Maya interface and the fundamentals of modeling, texturing, animating and visual effects with realistic examples. If you’re new to 3D animation or transitioning from another 3D application, this book will provide you with the tools you need to become proficient at Maya.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

For Instructors: Teaching supplements are available for this title.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470372371
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/31/2008
Edition description:
Includes CD-Rom
Pages:
603
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Computer Graphics and 3D.

2. Jumping In Headfirst, With Both Feet.

3. The Maya 2009 Interface.

4. Beginning Polygonal Modeling.

5. Modeling With Nurbs, Subdivisions, and Deformers.

6. Building the Red Wagon.

7. Maya Shading and Texturing.

8. Introduction to Animation.

9. More Animation!

10. Maya Lighting.

11. Maya Rendering.

12. Maya Dynamics.

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