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'''Character Modelling'''
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qb4wv7wldyM Preparing reference images]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvqqQ8s9ETY Setting up reference planes in Maya]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRfVqT5iDUw Modelling the Eye]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivwqicUhYUc Modelling the Mouth]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iq3iCEV2obg Modelling the Nose]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0GGZtuECgs Modelling the Ear]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8qvS27oMGc Modelling the Cranium]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJIREqf2nE0 Merging the head pieces]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2KZpsBsnGA Modelling the Neck]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A31m-8HUCRQ Model Cleanup]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXJoATSGPrE Creating Eye Detail]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LW2EYUC6VVA Creating Mouth Detail]<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opCj2u97630 Ear Refinement]<br>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpu9kOlaz8o - fundamentals - archway<br>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpu9kOlaz8o - fundamentals - archway<br>

Revision as of 12:57, 25 January 2016

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Autodesk Maya on Wikipedia Maya is used widely in the film and gaming industries.

Maya Instructors Studios in Vancouver using Maya

Digital Domain
Bardel Entertainment
Capcom Vancouver
Electronic Arts Vancouver
Rainmaker Entertainment
Method Studios
Archiact Interactive



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


Character Modelling Preparing reference images
Setting up reference planes in Maya
Modelling the Eye
Modelling the Mouth
Modelling the Nose
Modelling the Ear
Modelling the Cranium
Merging the head pieces
Modelling the Neck
Model Cleanup
Creating Eye Detail
Creating Mouth Detail
Ear Refinement

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


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


Triple Null Rig

MEL Scripting

Example Scripts

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


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

Lighting and Rendering

Mental Ray

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)