Learning Maya 7 Foundation: A Hands-on Introduction to Key Tools and Techniques in Maya Based on the Award-Winning Short Film Blue / Edition 1

Learning Maya 7 Foundation: A Hands-on Introduction to Key Tools and Techniques in Maya Based on the Award-Winning Short Film Blue / Edition 1

by Alias Learning Tools, Marc-Andre Guindon
     
 

ISBN-10: 1894893743

ISBN-13: 9781894893749

Pub. Date: 08/01/2005

Publisher: Wiley

This exceptional, full-color Maya Press title - produced by Alias, the software's creators - is a comprehensive mid-cycle revision that uses the award-winning short film Blue as the basis for the book's all-new hands-on tutorials. Artists, students, educators, and hobbyists will appreciate this book's comprehensible coverage of 3D and Maya basics. Project-focused

Overview

This exceptional, full-color Maya Press title - produced by Alias, the software's creators - is a comprehensive mid-cycle revision that uses the award-winning short film Blue as the basis for the book's all-new hands-on tutorials. Artists, students, educators, and hobbyists will appreciate this book's comprehensible coverage of 3D and Maya basics. Project-focused lessons use actual production files from the film Blue to teach you most of the tools available in Maya Complete. The companion DVD includes instructor-led tutorials, scene files, artist interviews, and Maya PLE. Also includes Alias's Sketchbook Pro Version 1.1.1, $129.99 value.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781894893749
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/01/2005
Series:
Learning Tools Ser.
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
653
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Computer Graphics.

Chapter 2. The Maya Interface.

Chapter 3. Your First Maya Animation.

Chapter 4. Modeling with NURBS.

Chapter 5. Modeling with Polygons.

Chapter 6. Further Modeling Topics.

Chapter 7. Maya Shading and Texturing.

Chapter 8. Introduction to Animation.

Chapter 9. Further Animation Topics.

Chapter 10. Maya Lighting.

Chapter 11. Maya Rendering.

Chapter 12. Maya Dynamics.

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