Learning Autodesk Maya 2015 - A Practical Hands On Course

Learn How To Use Maya 2015 To Create Realistic Modelling And Animated Characters And Models - Taught By Leading Expert
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  • Lectures 58
  • Length 7 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2014 English

Course Description

This Autodesk Maya 2015 training course from Infinite Skills teaches you the core features and concepts of Maya. This course is for the absolute beginner, meaning no prior experience with Maya is necessary.


You will start by touring the Maya interface, then jump into learning about nodes and transformations. Todd will teach you how to model a polygon, including creating the basic structure, extrude faces, and bevel. This video tutorial will cover topics including UV mapping, applying custom textures, rendering, painting and mirroring weights, and rigging. You will learn how to create animations and work with the graph editor. Finally, Todd teaches you how to render your finished product using Mental Ray.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of using Maya 2015 to create your own models from start to finish, using the key concepts and techniques that Todd has taught you. 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

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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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: 01. Introduction
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0101 Introduction To Maya
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04:03
0102 What To Expect
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03:29
0103 What Is New In Maya 2015
03:47
0104 Maya Help
06:02
0106 How To Access Your Working Files
02:45
Section 2: 02. The Maya Interface
0201 Interface Overview
03:22
0202 Hotbox And Marking Menus
04:20
0203 Camera Control
04:34
0204 Projects
05:40
Section 3: 03. Nodes And Transformations
0301 Primitive Objects
08:07
0302 Transforming Objects
08:55
0303 Parenting And Grouping
05:04
0304 Hypergraph
11:23
0305 Outliner
06:18
0306 Image Planes
06:10
0307 Curves
08:38
Section 4: 04. Polygon Modelling
0401 Understanding Polygons
05:47
0402 Selecting Polygon Components
12:38
0403 Basic Structure
13:50
0404 Extrude Faces
10:06
0405 Edge Loops
06:34
0406 Mirror Geometry
05:51
0407 Normals
07:34
0408 Sculpt Geometry
09:33
0409 Bridge - Part 1
10:59
0410 Bridge - Part 2
09:27
0411 Extrude Along A Curve
07:58
0412 Mirror Cut
06:21
0413 Bevel
05:17
0414 Booleans
05:29
0415 Quad Draw
08:34
Section 5: 05. Texturing
0501 Materials
07:40
0502 UV Mapping - Part 1
09:01
0503 UV Mapping - Part 2
13:48
0504 Mirror And Layout UVs
09:14
0505 Applying Custom Textures
07:31
0506 Hypershade
04:04
0507 Rendering
06:01
Section 6: 06. Rigging And Weighting
0601 Understanding Joints
08:59
0602 Creating A Skeleton
09:24
0603 Binding Geometry
12:38
0604 Painting Weights
06:07
0605 Refining Weights
04:29
0606 Mirror Weights
03:00
0607 IK Handles
08:13
0608 Basic Rigging
10:27
0609 Node Editor
09:42
Section 7: 07. Animation
0701 Setting Key Frames
13:12
0702 Animating
09:33
0703 Dope Sheet
07:07
0704 Graph Editor - Part 1
09:42
0705 Graph Editor - Part 2
09:00
0706 Graph Editor - Part 3
07:32
Section 8: 08. Rendering With Mental Ray
0801 Batch Rendering
07:25
0802 Image Based Lighting
07:38
0803 Final Gather
10:24
Section 9: 09. Conclusion
0901 Conclusion
02:02

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Infinite Skills, High Quality Training

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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