Learning Autodesk Maya 2013: A Video Introduction / Edition 1

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Overview

Eight Hours of Expert Maya 2013 Instruction

Learn Autodesk Maya 2013 with this high-definition video that features expert, step-by-step instruction viewable on laptops, PCs, smartphones, and tablets. Follow along and practice with downloadable tutorial files as you learn. You also get access to a streaming version that can be viewed from any computer with a browser and an Internet connection.

Master these topics and more

  • Basic polygonal and subdivision modeling
  • Modeling with NURBS primitives and objects
  • Applying materials and lighting
  • The fundamentals of 3D animation
  • Character rigging essentials
  • Maya and mental ray shading
  • Realistic lighting and rendering
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  • Learning Autodesk Maya 2013
    Learning Autodesk Maya 2013  

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118465974
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/13/2012
  • Format: DVD ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 1,104,556
  • Product dimensions: 5.28 (w) x 7.44 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Meet the Author

Dariush Derakhshani is an award-winning visual effects supervisor and author who has worked on The Fantastic Four, Pan's Labyrinth, the South Park TV series, and more. Ellery Connell is a professional artist, 3D designer and modeler, and animator. Clients have included CBS, Simon & Schuster, and Star Trek Magazine. video2brain has been helping people upgrade their skills with world-class video training for over 10 years.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Hello!

Chapter 2: Introducing Maya

Chapter 3: Polygonal Modeling

Chapter 4: Subdivision Surface Modeling

Chapter 5: NURBS Modeling

Chapter 6: Basic Maya Shading

Chapter 7: Basic Maya Lighting

Chapter 8: Basic Maya Rendering

Chapter 9: Basic Animation

Chapter 10: Mental Ray Shading and Lighting

Chapter 11: Indirect Lighting with mental ray

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