Market_Desc: Appeals particularly intermediate to advanced Maya users, but across a broad About The Book: Mastering Maya is the complete resource for. Take your Maya skills to new levels with the sophisticated coverage in this authoritative Autodesk Maya Press reference and tutorial. From key basics through. In this article, CreativeCOW contributing editor, Chris Lupetti takes a look at Mastering Maya published by Sybex and authored by John Kundert-Gibbs, Mick.

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Chapter 3 Polygonal Modeling. This scripting language helps increase the user’s productivity by automating and simplifying the work flow.

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A “Quick Start” exercise lets novices create an animation the first day and covers the basics of node structure, keyframes, and basic lighting. Chapter 13 instructs the student on the basics on Maya’s rendering techniques. No eBook available Amazon. Tim Mawtering rated it really liked it Jan 27, The cartoon’s head is used as a template for these 3D modeling techniques.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Chapter 7 teaches the student of Maya’s various animation techniques. Chapter 19 Using Particles.

The lessons and techniques are reinforced with practical, challenging tutorials, and the CD includes tutorial files as well as Maya Personal Learning Edition software. Trivia About Mastering Maya Now you can get everything on Safari.

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Maya 7, Autodesk’s powerful 3-D modeling and animation software, comes in several editions: These include using video as reference material, using the various poses that go into advanced animation.

Click here to visit Creative COW ‘s user forums and many other articles if you got here by a direct link to this page. Masterimg nCloth the 3D artist can simulate any type of clothe as well asl balloons leaves and water effects. Just a moment while we sign you in to masterinb Goodreads account. User Review – Flag kastering inappropriate this book is ok but has the worst cover in CG book history.

Tripleguess marked it as to-read Nov 18, Rigid Body Animation is used instead of keyframed animation. Chapter 8 Character Setup and Rigging. Kristen marked it as to-read Jan 16, See our FAQ or contact customer service: BookDB marked it as to-read Nov 05, These include creating poses, creating clips, modifying, blending and sharing clips and key poses for a walking cycle. Chapter 3 introduces the masteribg to polygonal modeling and its principles.

Paperbackpages. Chapter 1 introduced the student to Maya’s powerful interface. Not only is it written for beginners, but intermediate users will find the pages full of kaya lessons as well.

If you’ve been looking for a professional-quality and complete Maya resource to turn to again and again, this is the book. These source files allow the student to participate in the book’s lessons.


Chapter 14 teaches the student on Maya’s advanced rendering tools. Chapter 12 teaches the reader about Maya’s texture effects. Particles are a powerful tool that offers the 3D artist many powerful effects.

Chapter 12 Shading and Texturing for Animation. Chapter 4 teaches the student about nurbs and curves and why they are the preferred choice for designing 3D modeling. Chapter 18 introduces the student to Maya’s Rigid Body Animation technique. To mqstering what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Preview myaa Mastering Maya 8. Chapter 2 quick starts the reader into a short animation project. Whether a novice or an advanced user of Maya, you’ll find masfering from key basics through advanced techniques. Yann rated it did not like it Apr 13, Nancy Arnold rated it liked it May 17, 8.55 Published April 9th by Sybex first published January 1st Chapter 5 instructs the student to edit the cartoon character’s head using subdivision surfaces.

The book also shows how to create different brushes and how to animate them.