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Tripleguess marked it as to-read Nov 18, These include keyframe animation, dynamic or effects animation, path animation, motion capture, nonlinear animation and technical animation. Chapter 1 introduced the student to Maya’s masterinv interface. Eric Keller is a high-end animator for film, television, and scientific visualization. This Maya Press title begins with a Quick Start overview of the workflow and key tools in Maya, then offers detailed, thorough instruction on the Maya interface and all modeling, texturing, animation, and visual masterint tools.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It also covers advanced topics on cloth, fur and fluids. Kristen marked it as to-read Jan 16, Chapter 3 introduces the student to polygonal modeling and its principles.

Chapter 14 teaches the student on Maya’s advanced rendering tools.

Mastering Maya 8.5

Chapter 19 Using Particles. This book is officially endorsed by Alias, the makers of Maya. Chapter 15 provides the student with Maya’s Toon Shading Techniques and the various ways you can apply fills and generate toon lines.


The student also learns the importance of using paint effects and toon line modifiers. This includes viewing the 3D animation through Maya’s various viewer panels. This scripting language helps increase the user’s productivity by automating and simplifying the work flow. Be the first to ask a question about Mastering Maya 8. So if you want to learn 3D animation using Maya 8.

Paperbackpages. The student takes a hands on approach to creating skeletons, forward and inverse kinematics and skinning a character. No eBook available Amazon. The CD provides tutorial files, images, and scene files that let you complete the hands-on masterint and compare your work to the pros. Mhm rated it it was amazing Nov 14, Early chapters offer a practical overview of Maya’s interface.

Mastering Maya 8.5 [With CDROM]

Dariush Derakhshani is an award-winning Maya animator, author, and educator who has worked on everything from movies to the South Park TV series to commercials and music videos.

Chapter 13 instructs the student on the basics on Maya’s rendering techniques. Chapter mwstering introduces the student to Maya’s scripting language MEL. Maya’s hair tools come with the Maya Unlimited Package.

No eBook available Wiley. Not only is it written for beginners, but intermediate users will find the pages full of useful lessons as well.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Mwstering account. User Review – Flag as inappropriate this book is ok but has the worst cover in CG book history. To purchase books, visit Amazon or your favorite retailer. Chapter 8 introduces the student to Character Setup and Rigging.


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Take your Maya skills to new levels with the sophisticated coverage in this authoritative Autodesk Maya Press reference and tutorial. Various 3d animation skills are introduced to the reader such as, keyframe animation, basic lighting, rendering frames and node structures. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Eugene added it Apr 22, Chapter 19 teaches the student about using particles in Maya.

See the Introduction for details and complete system requirements. Now you can get everything on Safari. Mohammad rated it liked it Jan 11, These source files allow the student to participate in the book’s lessons. A “Quick Masteting exercise lets novices create an animation the first day and covers the basics of node structure, keyframes, and basic lighting.

This includes types of lighting, light manipulation, and using shadows.