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Welcome to 3DTraining.com's Quick Start Video Series: If you are a beginner looking to learn Autodesk Maya, these videos will give you a quick overview of the software to help you decide if you seriously want to pursue a career in 3D.
In this project-based course you will learn:
After this course, you will have created a personalized 3D Logo that walks you through step by step how to work on a project from start to finish such as modeling, materials, lighting & rendering.
Included in this course is a link to download the 30 day trial version of Maya (Courtesy of Autodesk) and approx 60 minutes of training video provided by 3DTraining.com. The average student will complete this course in approximately 2-4 hours.
And if you enjoyed your experience working in the software and you are interested in professional training to find work in this field visit our site and sign up for a free one hour intro class for more information.
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|Section 1: Getting Started|
If the menus look blurry, change the video setting from 360p to 720p for a sharper video. (see image below)
Also don't forget to download the attached Maya Quick Start Syllabus PDF for a brief overview and breakdown about this course.
Software Trial Installation
This Video series also come with online helpdesk support. So if you get stuck or have a question related to the project then use the 3DTi Online Community Helpdesk to post questions or search for answers.
|Section 2: Modeling|
Create 3D Text with Bevels
Navigational Tools & Modifing Bevels
Create Heart Symbol & Transformation Tools
|Section 3: Materials & Textures|
Apply Shader Materials
Normals, Ramp & Create UV's Planar
|Section 4: Lighting & Rendering|
Create Background & Camera
Assign Special Effects Blinn Shader
Edit Exposure/Gamma & Turn on Mental Ray - FG
Save Scene & Render File
|Section 5: Next Steps|
Now that you have completed your project, you can show it to your friends and family to see and give you feedback to improve your work. Also we recommend to keep practicing by designing logos for your friends name/ companies.
If you enjoyed this classes, please rate this video and give us your feedback! Also feel free to check out our other Udemy courses, and also visit www.3DTraining.com to sign up for a one-hour free, live-online Intro Class to find out more about the 3DTi professional training programs.
3DTraining.com is the industry's leading provider of short-term, live-online, production-based training programs in Autodesk Software. Our learn-practice-work approach provides a complete career solution for those who are looking to explore launching a professional career in the exciting field of 3D Design and Animation.
Popular trade magazines have recognized 3DTraining.com as “One of the top schools, where students can put their careers on the fast track.” 3DTraining.com was one of the first companies to offer project-based training in a live-online simulated production environment.
3DTraining.com is an authorized Autodesk Training Center (ATC).