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Table of Contents

Chapter: Introduction

Introduction To Maya

06m 49s

What To Expect

03m 28s

Chapter: The Maya Interface

Interface Overview

03m 40s

Camera Control

02m 10s

Viewport Display

03m 10s

Hotbox And Marking Menus

03m 16s


07m 24s


04m 34s

Chapter: Nodes And Transformations

Primitive Objects

06m 52s

Transforming Objects

06m 48s

Parenting And Grouping

04m 29s

Freeze And Reset Transformations

05m 58s


10m 38s


03m 27s

Image Planes

03m 12s

Chapter: Curves

Introduction To Curves

04m 17s

Building Curves

05m 33s

Modifying Curve Components

04m 49s

Chapter: Polygon Modeling

Understanding Polygons

03m 14s

Basic Structures

11m 52s

Selecting Polygon Components

08m 13s

Extrude And Cut Faces

18m 38s

Edge Loops

08m 24s

Mirror Geometry

07m 16s


07m 25s

Sculpt Geometry

11m 10s

Smooth Mesh Preview

03m 35s


09m 49s

Bridge - Part 1

15m 27s

Bridge - Part 2

12m 59s

Extrude Along A Curve

06m 12s

Mirror Cut Tool

06m 16s

Project And Split With Curves

08m 15s

Chapter: NURBS Modeling

NURBS Overview

05m 13s


08m 4s

Project Curves

08m 26s

Trim Surfaces

08m 22s

Bevel Plus

05m 3s

Converting NURBS To Polygons

05m 33s

Loft Tool

09m 52s

Chapter: Texturing


08m 30s

UV Mapping - Part 1

15m 48s

UV Mapping - Part 2

12m 34s

UV Mapping - Part 3

11m 30s

Mirror And Layout UVs

09m 55s

Applying Custom Textures

08m 27s


09m 48s


07m 43s

Substance Textures

08m 52s

Chapter: Rigging and Weighting

Understanding Joints

04m 18s

Creating A Skeleton - Part 1

07m 30s

Creating A Skeleton - Part 2

08m 14s

Creating A Skeleton - Part 3

07m 31s

Binding Geometry

11m 53s

Painting Weights

12m 48s

Weight Normalization

07m 11s

Refining Weights

11m 37s

Mirror Weights

05m 28s

IK Handles

09m 0s

Control Handles And Constraints

10m 3s

Basic Rigging

11m 46s

Node Editor

09m 5s

Chapter: Animation

Setting Key Frames

11m 29s


09m 51s

Dope Sheet

06m 52s

Graph Editor - Part 1

10m 2s

Graph Editor - Part 2

09m 3s

Graph Editor - Part 3

08m 26s

Chapter: Advanced Techniques And Deformations


12m 54s

nCloth - Part 1

09m 54s

nCloth - Part 2

10m 21s


11m 16s

Chapter: Rendering With Mental Ray

Batch Rendering

09m 3s

Final Gather

07m 47s

Physical Sun And Sky

05m 42s

Chapter: About The Author

Learn About Me

01m 57s