This comprehensive guide will help you develop and expand your Maya skills and help prepare you for the Autodesk Maya certification exam. Covering all the newest features of this professional-level 3D animation software, it provides diverse tutorials and real-world scenarios from leading animation and visual effects professionals.
In addition to honing your skills in modeling, texturing, and animation, you will learn high-level techniques for film, television, games, and more. You'll master Dynamics, Maya Muscle, Stereo Cameras, Assets, and rendering with mental ray and expand your skills with advanced instruction on cloth, fur, and fluids.
Modeling, texturing, and animation
Creating realistic effects for cloth, fur, and fluids
Rendering with mental ray
Applying techniques used in film, TV, and games
Using Dynamics, Maya Muscle, Stereo Cameras, and Assets
Maximizing the newest features in Maya 2016
Modeling hard-surface objects
Using mental ray shading techniques
Creating and animating hair and clothing
Becoming a virtual cinematographer
Master Tools and Methods Used in Professional Animation Understand the Entire CG Production Timeline Employ Image Planes and Model with NURBS Surfaces Render Contours and Apply Reflection and Refraction Blur Prepare for the Maya Certification Exam