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Introduction to 3D Modeling and Animation with Maya

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  • 4½ hours
  • 35 lessons
  • 0 quizzes

Certificate of Completion Offered

Learn The Fundamentals of 3D Animation Quickly!

Have you ever wanted to become a master 3D modeler or animator? Or are you already a veteran of 3D but want to switch over to the industry's most power 3D software Autodesk Maya? This course is designed to get those completely new to the world's most powerful 3D package up and running as quickly as possible.

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What You'll Learn In This Course

By the end of this course you will have a strong understanding of computer animation techniques like modeling, texturing, animation and rendering. You will finish this course by creating a complete 3D animated space scene

What You Need For This Course

By the end of this course you will have a strong understanding of computer animation techniques like modeling, texturing, animation and rendering. You will finish this course by creating a complete 3D tiki hut model

Description

Learn The Fundamentals of 3D Animation Quickly!

Have you ever wanted to become a master 3D modeler or animator? Or are you already a veteran of 3D but want to switch over to the industry's most power 3D software Autodesk Maya? This course is designed to get those completely new to the world's most powerful 3D package up and running as quickly as possible.

Building Your First 3D Scene By Creating An Alien World

We begin this series by introducing you to the basics of the user interface, and how to navigate around 3D space. You will then dive right in and start building and alien world which you will have a spaceship flying through. By the end of this course you will know how to create your own 3D movies with models and environments you have modeled and animated.

This Course Covers The Following Topics

  • Introduction to the Maya user interface
  • Navigating around 3D space
  • Sculpting environments
  • Texturing
  • Working with lights
  • Animation
  • Polygon modeling
  • Working with cameras
  • Creating visual effects like fire and electricity
  • Rendering and exporting animated movies

What are the requirements?

  • For this course you will need a Mac or PC 

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will have a strong understanding of computer animation techniques like modeling, texturing, animation and rendering. You will finish this course by creating a complete 3D tiki hut model. 

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for those who are completely new to computer animation and for 3D artists that want to make the switch over the the industries most powerful animation software.

Syllabus

All the lessons in this course
  • Introduction to Maya
  • Introduction 00:45
  • Project Files
  • Download 04:12
  • Install & Run 00:58
  • User Interface 07:07
  • Primitives and selection 05:04
  • Move, rotate, scale 03:18
  • Navigate viewport 01:55
  • Viewport views layout 05:17
  • Viewport shading lighting 04:58
  • Material editor basics 08:51
  • Material editor texture 04:12
  • Material editor workspace 01:56
  • Material Texture UVW 04:48
  • Render basics 05:46
  • Animation basics 07:53
  • Animation scene 06:17
  • Edit options vertex edge face 05:01
  • Mesh 04:44
  • Edit mesh 10:59
  • Mesh tools 04:55
  • Hut scene setup 03:42
  • Hut wall 11:27
  • Hut door 11:41
  • Hut miscellaneous pieces 09:06
  • Hut Roof 07:46
  • UVW texture wall 05:55
  • UVW texture roof 07:34
  • UVW texture surfboards 07:52
  • UVW texture miscellaneous items 13:19
  • UVW texture bamboo 08:00
  • UVW texture door 12:27
  • Scene layout 07:09
  • Render image 07:38
  • Render animation 05:01

Course Details

4½ hours of video
Full 24/7 lifetime access
35 lessons
Certificate of Completion
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Teachers

Taught by: School Of Game Design, The Leader in Online Training for Aspiring Game Designers