Get More Out of Autodesk Maya with this OfficialGuide
Even if you already use Maya, you’ll get more out ofAutodesk’s popular, leading-edge 3D animation software withMastering Autodesk Maya 2015. Author Todd Palamar draws onhis extensive professional animation experience to help you takeyour Maya skills to the next level. Fully updated to reflectMaya’s latest features, it takes a hands-on approach toinstruction, providing you with a diverse set of tutorials designedby real-world professionals to showcase 3D animation and visualtechniques used in industry settings. Illustrated with practicalexamples that bring the information to light, this guide shows youhow to acquire the skills needed to use Maya in a professionalenvironment.
Using the Hypergraph, Outliner, Hypershade, Attribute Editor,and Connection Editor
Animating with keyframes, expressions, and constraints
Building a humanoid mesh using polygon and subdivision surfacetechniques
Creating a facial-animation rig using blend shapes
Lighting tools and techniques that can be used when renderingscenes with mental ray®
Applying textures painted in other software packages