Creating Striking Graphics with Maya and Photoshop
By Daniel Gray
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Released: December 2006
Add Another Dimension to Your Portfolio—And Move to the Top of YourCraft Professional artists who strive to bring a new look to theirillustrations are using Alias' premier 3D software in tandem with Adobe'sprominent digital imaging program to create cutting-edge graphics. Now, with Maya6, this remarkable combo is even better integrated thanbefore.
Creating Striking Graphics with Maya andPhotoshop—brought to you from Maya Press, a publishingpartnership between Sybex and Alias—is a dazzling introduction to thevibrant world of 3D and Maya. Graphics wiz Daniel Gray, with help from an elitegroup of pros, will inspire you to incorporate 3D into your graphics and thinkmore artistically when approaching your creations. And if you're already familiarwith Maya, you'll learn how Maya 6 makes it even easier to work between bothapplications.
First you'll get the essential Photoshop user’sintroduction to Maya and learn how to make the leap from 2D to 3D. Then, you'lldiscover how high-profile artists use Maya and Photoshop together in real-worldscenarios where 2D and 3D collide in a burst of creativity. Through a series ofinterviews that address a variety of 3D applications, you'll discoverhow: