Customizing Maya: For Beginners and Beyond
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Customizing Maya: For Beginners and Beyond

Exploring over 20 ways from changing UI & viewport elements to adjusting Maya's behavior to boost your productivity
4.5 (2 ratings)
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Created by M3D Animate
Last updated 10/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Tailor Maya to your personal preference or workflow needs to boost productivity
  • Customize various viewport elements, work with and without Maya's UI element, customize shelves, menu sets, hotbox, hotkeys and other editors
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Requirements
  • Any version of Maya
  • Basic experience in Maya
Description

COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objective of this course is to help Maya users tap into Maya's flexibility to get more productive. Unlike a customization chapter found in introductory courses - the lessons available in this course is structured to get you experienced in ways to tailor Maya to your personal preference or your workflow needs to boost productivity!

We'll take a look at customizing the various viewport elements, working with or without Maya's UI element, Customizing shelves, menu sets, hotbox, hotkeys and other Editors and Preferences that as you practice you will sense a new productive improvement in Maya.


COURSE MOTIVE

It is evident that most new and longtime artist work in Maya's Autodesk defaults, as that can be straightforward, it could also limit another's workflow, especially if an artist is coming from or uses multiple software, when its best practice to set in sync things like keyboard shortcuts, UI looks & arrangement and the general software behavior consistent throughout all the apps, so in this course we take a look at all essential customization features adapted by professionals to get most out of Maya from customizing to speed up workflow to customizing to set appealing working environment.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to sense a productive improvement in Maya
  • Anyone who wants to learn about customization features in detail
  • Anyone who wants to set in sync keyboard shortcuts, UI looks & layout and general software behavior from a previous software package to Maya
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Curriculum For This Course
21 Lectures
01:08:34
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Overview
1 Lecture 00:57
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Changing Maya's Theme and Viewport Element
9 Lectures 25:57





06 Changing the H.U.D Colors
01:36

07 Changing Wireframe Colors
04:55

08 Customizing the Manipulators
05:46

09 Changing the Index Palette Colors
01:27
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Customizing User Interface Elements
4 Lectures 11:25
10 Repositioning the UI element
02:03

11 Toggling UI Elements
03:24

12 Creating Custom Panel Layouts
02:58

13 Customizing the Time Slider
03:00
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Customizing Maya's Behavior
5 Lectures 25:36
14 Customizing Shelves
07:35

15 Customizing Menu Sets
02:57

16 Customizing the Hotbox
03:45

17 Customizing Hotkeys
04:37

18 Creating New Marking Menus
06:42
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Extras
2 Lectures 04:39
19 Extras
04:02

20 Conclusion
00:37
About the Instructor
M3D Animate
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10 Students
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Experience Quality 3D Training for Today's Learners

Course Instructor: Dannell

For years now I've honed skills and experience in the Art and Entertainment Industry as a 3D Generalist, with this I've coached many artists on a one-one basis, artists new to the world of pixels transformed to a whole new level of advancement.

In my career I've also worked on 3D interior designs for clients, character designs, product visualizations, 3D animated commercials and so on.

I'm currently a founding partner of M3D Animation, and with an ever growing intent of grooming artist all around the World online, we want you in on Experiencing Quality 3D Training with us today.