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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MV4XRgmTynY&list=PL8hZ6hQCGHMXKqaX9Og4Ow52jsU_Y5veH Maya Learning Rigging Playlist]<br>
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'''Introduction'''<br>
[http://www.bzppro.com/tutorials/ BZP pro smart skinner]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MV4XRgmTynY&list=PL8hZ6hQCGHMXKqaX9Og4Ow52jsU_Y5veH Maya Learning Rigging Playlist]
[http://www.animationstudios.com.au/#!advanced-skeleton-download/wfrjc Advanced Animation Rig (free)]<br>
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*[http://www.bzppro.com/tutorials/ BZP Pro Smart-Skinner]
<u>''Case Studies''</u><br>
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*[http://www.animationstudios.com.au/#!advanced-skeleton-download/wfrjc Advanced Animation Rig (free)]
'''Creating an Eye Rig'''<br>
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'''Case Studies'''<br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tq_wIJw33_s Eye Rig - Constaints]<br>
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<u>Creating an Eye Rig</u><br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZaxonWmMsY Eye Lids pt. 1]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tq_wIJw33_s Eye Rig - Constraints]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hp-tPL32gCM Eye Lids pt. 2]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZaxonWmMsY Eye Lids pt. 1]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ucSEWL1Uz4 Eye Blend Shapes]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hp-tPL32gCM Eye Lids pt. 2]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtMPy30E_Bs Eye Squash and Cleanup]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ucSEWL1Uz4 Eye Blend Shapes]
'''Rigging a Gecko'''<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtMPy30E_Bs Eye Squash and Cleanup]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eS2qdNKnmA Creating the Joints]<br>
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<u>Rigging a Gecko</u><br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Md7QRVLXJXo Creating a Stretchy Spine]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eS2qdNKnmA Creating the Joints]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CylNtMLMXpc Dynamic Tail]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Md7QRVLXJXo Creating a Stretchy Spine]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cioUwYHjgBk Head Control]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CylNtMLMXpc Dynamic Tail]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDRB7crHsRs Foot Control]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cioUwYHjgBk Head Control]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e6W9vbFMEc Checking the Rig]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDRB7crHsRs Foot Control]
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e6W9vbFMEc Checking the Rig]
  
 
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<u>Rigging a Beetle</u><br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72dFV6WTSKo Rigging, Part 1]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72dFV6WTSKo Rigging, Part 1]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmUoRqzjbbc Rigging, Part 2]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmUoRqzjbbc Rigging, Part 2]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8W8pioqD20 Leg Rigging]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8W8pioqD20 Leg Rigging]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HA4R8uXH8js Body Rigging]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HA4R8uXH8js Body Rigging]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-2gZrPQr9c Rig Cleanup]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-2gZrPQr9c Rig Cleanup]
'''Creating Blendshapes'''<br>
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<u>Creating Blendshapes</u><br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2ADYMnjFNY Preparing for Blendshapes]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2ADYMnjFNY Preparing for Blendshapes]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPSmwZ7x1n0 Creating Blendshapes]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPSmwZ7x1n0 Creating Blendshapes]
'''Humanoid Rigging'''<br>
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<u>Humanoid Rigging</u><br>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDi228rRhMQ Creating the Skeleton]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDi228rRhMQ Creating the Skeleton]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Vvx5kJkwxU Skinning and Weighting]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Vvx5kJkwxU Skinning and Weighting]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmDbGJdEDwM Foot Rig]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmDbGJdEDwM Foot Rig]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mx-Wfr1zvN0 Back and Head Rig]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mx-Wfr1zvN0 Back and Head Rig]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwiVSZed6FU Hand Rig]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwiVSZed6FU Hand Rig]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_acvY0soAo Thumb Rig]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_acvY0soAo Thumb Rig]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fL3XKnuOq1E Rig Cleanup]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fL3XKnuOq1E Rig Cleanup]
  
 
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Revision as of 13:40, 9 February 2016

return to Software Tutorials
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


Contents

Basics

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

Modelling

Facial Modelling Character Modelling Hard Body Modelling

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

John Oliver Project Playlist
Scene Setup
Blocking out the body
Blocking out the body pt. 2
The Hand
The Head
The Head pt. 2
The Head pt. 3
The Head pt. 4
UVing the body
UVing the body pt. 2
UVing pt. 3
Final UV layout

Robotic Claw Playlist
Cobra blocking
Cobra blocking pt. 2
Tweaking NURBS
Booleans
Booleans cleanup
Booleans cleanup pt. 2
Curve Projections
Curve Projections pt. 2
Trunk Cleanup
Door Cleanup
Hood Cleanup
Hood Cleanup pt. 2

Architectural
Modelling an Archway

Texturing

Warping a Facial Texture
Tweaking a Facial Texture
Tweaking a Facial Texture pt 2.

Rigging

Introduction

Case Studies
Creating an Eye Rig

Rigging a Gecko

Rigging a Beetle

Creating Blendshapes

Humanoid Rigging

Animation

Animating a Gecko Walk Cycle
Triple Null Rig

Free Character Rigs from David OReilly - READ ME

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

Exposing Mental Ray Production Shaders
Run this MEL command in your MEL bar:
optionVar -intValue MIP_SHD_EXPOSE 1;

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)