The Ultimate Maya 2011 Resource!
If you already know the fundamentals of Maya, you'll want thisnew Autodesk Official Training Guide to take you beyond the basicsand show you how to use Maya 2011 in a professional environment.From modeling, texturing, animation, and visual effects—tohigh-level techniques for film, television, games, and more, thisbook provides advanced, professional-level instruction.
Filled with challenging tutorials and real-world scenarios fromsome of the leading professionals in the industry, this must-haveguide shows you how to manage the entire CG production pipeline.Master Maya's new graph editor, rendering with mental ray, the artof virtual cinematography, dynamic simulations, advanced modelingtechniques, and much more with this indispensable guide.
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The companion DVD provides support files that help you completethe exercises in the book and compare your work to the pros.
Combine fluid dynamics and particle simulations for amazingvisual effects
Add physically accurate outdoor lighting to your renderedimages
Learn the secrets of making realistic materials for yourmodels