Autodesk Maya - quick guide for beginners

For 3D Designers and Digital Artists
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7,898 students
Create models in Maya, apply textures and lights, and then render them.
Basics of rigging using Maya.
Animating your 3D objects.
Simulating dynamic effects like water, cloud, and smoke. Also, you will learn about Bifrost simulation.
You will be able to apply rigid bodies technique.
You will be able to render your scene using high quality renderers.


  • There are no prerequisites to take this course. The instructor has started from basics.


Autodesk Maya is an industry-leading 3D animation software application developed by Autodesk that enables video professionals

who work on animated films, television programs, visual effects, and video games to create highly professional three-dimensional (3D) cinematic animations.

This course covers the following concepts and tools of Autodesk Maya:






Bullet Rigid and Soft Body Dynamics

nDynamics Simulation Framework


Fluid Effects


Working with connections between dynamics objects


Who this course is for:

  • VFX artists and Maya users
  • Basic and advanced users
  • Users who want to create small advertisements, movies, and gaming applications
  • Users who want to learn modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, simulation, and dynamics.

Course content

6 sections11 lectures1h 57m total length
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