Learning Autodesk Maya 2014 - A Practical Hands On Course

Learn How To Use Maya 2014 To Create Realistic Modelling And Animated Characters And Models - Taught By Leading Expert
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  • Contents Video: 10.5 hours
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  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2013 English

Course Description

This Autodesk Maya 2014 training course from Infinite Skills introduces you to the core features of Maya. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, and even if you have never worked in Maya before you will quickly understand and become familiar with the basics of creating 3D models in Maya.

In this video tutorial, you will learn the basic concepts of modeling, animation and rendering in Maya 2014. This course not only shows you how to access the tools in the Maya interface, but also how to apply them. You will create projects throughout this Maya 2014 tutorial that will reinforce how to apply the modeling tools. You will learn how to create models using different tools and techniques, how to texture or shade your models, how to rig them and how to animate your models. Finally, the training course shows you how to render your finished product using Mental Ray.

Once you have completed this Autodesk Maya 2014 video tutorial, you will be familiar with the core Maya 2014 concepts including modeling, shading, animating and rendering your projects. You will be capable of creating your own models in Maya, applying the knowledge that Todd has taught you in this training course. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

What are the requirements?

  • PC or Mac

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn How To Be Creative With Maya
  • Learn Tips And Techniques For Creating Realistic Models And Animation

What is the target audience?

  • Beginners and Intermediate Users

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
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0101 Introduction To Maya
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04:00
0102 What To Expect
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03:18
0103 What Is New In Maya 2014
05:18
0104 Maya Help
06:33
Section 2: The Maya Interface
0201 Interface Overview
03:31
0202 Camera Controls
05:03
0203 Viewport Display
03:39
0204 Hotbox And Marking Menus
04:50
0205 Customizing
10:11
0206 Projects
06:35
0207 File Path Editor
05:38
Section 3: Nodes And Transformations
0301 Primitive Objects
11:07
0302 Transforming Objects
08:03
0303 Parenting And Grouping
07:19
0304 Freeze And Reset Transformations
09:37
0305 Hypergraph
09:11
0306 Outliner
04:00
0307 Image Planes
07:05
Section 4: Curves
0401 Introduction To Curves
07:21
0402 Modifying Curve Components
07:21
0403 Building Curves
10:31
Section 5: Polygon Modelling
0501 Understanding Polygons
04:43
0502 Selecting Polygon Components
10:17
0503 Basic Structures
11:17
0504 Introduction to The Modelling Toolkit
03:12
0505 Extrude Faces
11:25
0506 Edge Loops
07:02
0507 Mirror Geometry
03:56
0508 Normals
06:15
0509 Sculpt Geometry
10:45
0510 Smooth Mesh Preview
04:33
0511 Bridge - Part 1
08:24
0512 Bridge - Part 2
08:30
0513 Extrude Along A Curve
03:54
0514 Mirror Cut
04:15
0515 Bevel
04:36
0516 Project And Split With Curves
05:38
0517 Polygon Reduction
05:18
0518 Symmetry Modelling
04:00
0519 Quad Draw
04:12
Section 6: NURBS Modelling
0601 NURBS Overview
06:39
0602 Revolve
11:30
0603 Project And Extrude Curves
07:20
0604 Trim Surfaces
12:37
0605 Bevel Plus
04:25
0606 Converting NURBS To Polygons
06:11
0607 Loft
07:29
Section 7: Texturing
0701 Materials
11:14
0702 UV Mapping - Part 1
13:40
0703 UV Mapping - Part 2
11:11
0704 UV Mapping - Part 3
11:50
0705 Mirror And Layout UVs
14:28
0706 Applying Custom Textures
08:19
0707 Rendering
11:18
0708 Hypershade
08:50
0709 Substance Textures
14:13
0710 Ubershader
08:03
Section 8: Rigging And Weighting
0801 Understanding Joints
07:33
0802 Creating A Skeleton - Part 1
09:43
0803 Creating A Skeleton - Part 2
08:45
0804 Creating A Skeleton - Part 3
04:56
0805 Binding Geometry
13:25
0806 Weight Normalization
10:39
0807 Painting Weights
09:40
0808 Refining Weights And Joints
05:09
0809 Mirrored Weights
03:28
0810 Creating IK Handles
07:39
0811 Control Handles And Constraints
11:18
0812 Basic Rigging
10:42
0813 Node Editor
10:46
Section 9: Animation
0901 Setting Key Frames
10:52
0902 Animating
10:08
0903 Dope Sheet
06:41
0904 Graph Editor - Part 1
13:14
0905 Graph Editor - Part 2
10:45
0906 Graph Editor - Part 3
07:32
0907 Grease Pencil
04:54
Section 10: Rendering With Mental Ray
1001 Batch Rendering
09:11
1002 Final Gather
08:09
1003 Physical Sun And Sky
06:24
1004 Rendering Quality
05:59

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Infinite Skills is a Canadian based company who offer a huge and ever growing range of high quality eLearning solutions that teach using studio quality narrated videos backed-up with practical hands-on examples and comprehensive working files. All courses are created by trained educators and experts in video based education.

The emphasis is on teaching real life skills that are essential for progressing in today's commercial environment.

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