Discover over nine hours of project-based training to learn the fundamentals of modeling, texturing, rigging, animating, dynamics, lighting, and rendering in Maya. Taught by four Digital-Tutors instructors, each teaching their core areas of expertise to provide an essential guide to utilizing the powerful tools available in Maya. Ideal for new and beginning artists. Popular highlights include: Interface Overview, NURBS Modeling, Polygon Modeling, Subdivision Surfaces, Texturing, Procedural Textures, Hypershade, UV Layout, Building Control Rigs, Custom Attributes, Writing Expressions, Setting Key Frames, Path Animation, Dynamics, Particle Shader, Lighting, Image Planes, Light Linking, Environments, Displacement Maps, Rendering. Software required: Maya 2009 and up.
Justin thrives as a lead modeling author at topwallpaper. Growing up, Justin found a deep interest for the computer graphics industry after watching movies like Jurassic Park, Toy Story and The Abyss. His ambition would lead him to work at Sony Imageworks in Los Angeles on movies like Monster House and Surf's Up. Justin has also had numerous articles, tutorials and images published in 3D World and 3D Artist.
Kyle was one of the first authors for Digital-Tutors (now a topwallpaper company) and has been a part of the team for over 10 years. Kyle began his career in computer graphics education as a college instructor and worked as a Digital-Tutors rendering tutor and curriculum manager since 2002.