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[http://wiki.ecuad.ca/index.php/Software_Tutorials Software Tutorials]
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''return to [[Software Tutorials]]''
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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autodesk_Maya Autodesk Maya on Wikipedia]
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Maya is used widely in the film and gaming industries. <br>
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!Studios in Vancouver using Maya
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*'''[http://www.connect.ecuad.ca/people/profile/146083 Woonam Kim]''' - ''[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1619361/ IMDb]''
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*'''[http://www.connect.ecuad.ca/people/profile/14431 Bob McAfee]''' - ''[https://www.youtube.com/user/instructorbob on Youtube]''
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*'''[https://www.connect.ecuad.ca/people/profile/14166 Thomas Groppi]'''
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*'''[http://www.connect.ecuad.ca/people/profile/14120 Ruben Moller]''' - ''[http://www.rueproductions.com/ RueProductions]''
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Vancouver studios using Maya:<br>
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[http://digitaldomain.com/ Digital Domain]<br>
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[http://bardel.ca/ Bardel Entertainment]<br>
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[http://www.capcomvancouver.com/ Capcom Vancouver]<br>
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[http://www.ea.com/locations/vancouver Electronic Arts Vancouver]<br>
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[http://www.rainmaker.com/ Rainmaker Entertainment]<br>
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[http://www.methodstudios.com/ Method Studios] <br>
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[http://www.archiactinteractive.com/ Archiact Interactive]
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==Basics==
 
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==Rigging==
 
==Rigging==
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MV4XRgmTynY&list=PL8hZ6hQCGHMXKqaX9Og4Ow52jsU_Y5veH - part 1 of maya learning channel series on rigging<br>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MV4XRgmTynY&list=PL8hZ6hQCGHMXKqaX9Og4Ow52jsU_Y5veH - part 1 of maya learning channel series on rigging]<br>
 
[http://www.bzppro.com/tutorials/ BZP pro smart skinner]<br>
 
[http://www.bzppro.com/tutorials/ BZP pro smart skinner]<br>
 
[http://www.animationstudios.com.au/#!advanced-skeleton-download/wfrjc Advanced Animation Rig (free)]<br>
 
[http://www.animationstudios.com.au/#!advanced-skeleton-download/wfrjc Advanced Animation Rig (free)]<br>

Revision as of 12:17, 25 January 2016

return to Software Tutorials Autodesk Maya on Wikipedia Maya is used widely in the film and gaming industries.

Instructors Studios in Vancouver using Maya

Vancouver studios using Maya:
Digital Domain
Bardel Entertainment
Capcom Vancouver
Electronic Arts Vancouver
Rainmaker Entertainment
Method Studios
Archiact Interactive


Contents

Basics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7p1XROYzY8 - 2015 absolute basics
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHmAXsicpLK2EHMZo5_BtDA - maya learning channel

Modelling

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpu9kOlaz8o - fundamentals - archway

Rigging

- part 1 of maya learning channel series on rigging
BZP pro smart skinner
Advanced Animation Rig (free)

Animation

Triple Null Rig

MEL Scripting

Example Scripts

Animation Handle Creator
A script for creating three null animation handle.

Particles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4mEBkwpYWU - intro to particles maya 2015

Lighting and Rendering

Mental Ray

VRay
VRay Materials
VRay Help Doc


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Dg9bi9fCe8 - basic lighting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKmJt3VzrtA - image based lighting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSfUAsIQLec - cinematic lighting (ambient occlusion)

Advanced Techniques

http://docs.autodesk.com/MAYAUL/2015/ENU/AdvancedTechniques/index.html#!/url=./files/landing_page.htm - ncloth, nparticles, muscle (text with included assets)

Useful Plug-ins and Add-ons

Maya Bonus Tools Expand Maya functionality with tools like: randomize transform, duplicate object over mesh. Full description of features in link.
iDeform A set of 3 essential tools. iDisplace, iCollide and iSkinDeform
BZP pro smart skinner
Advanced Animation Rig (free)