Pluralsight – Maya Dynamics Interactive Clouds and Skies

Pluralsight – Maya Dynamics: Interactive Clouds and Skies
English | Size: 500.8MB
Category: Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how to create dynamic clouds and endless skies? In this course, Maya Dynamics: Interactive Clouds and Skies, you’ll explore one technique without the need of plugins to create realistic clouds and skies in a very efficient time frame with Maya 2018 and Arnold. First, you’ll learn how to setup your scene and decide which clouds you want to interact within your scene. Next, you’ll discover how to efficiently create a different library of clouds, cloud banks, and atmospheric effects. Finally, you’ll cover how to light and render your scene in Arnold and composite it all together in Nuke. By the end of this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge necessary to confidently create a unique library of clouds and skies in Maya. Software required: Maya. [Read more…]

Pluralsight – Python for Maya Fundamentals

Pluralsight – Python for Maya Fundamentals
English | Size: 465.0MB
Category: CBTs

Do you ever feel like you could work better and faster in Maya if you didn’t have to do so many repetitive tasks? In this course, Python for Maya Fundamentals, you’ll learn the skills to make your own tools that automate those actions away. First, you’ll discover how to use functions. Next, you’ll explore more about classes. Finally, you’ll learn other programming concepts to make artist friendly user interfaces. When you’re done with this course, you’ll be able to write software for yourself, your team, or even your studio, making you the fastest artist around and invaluable to your employers. Software required: Maya. [Read more…]

Digital Tutors Facial Rigging in Maya-BB3D

Digital Tutors Facial Rigging in Maya-BB3D
English | Size: 940 MB
Category: Tutorial

In this series of Maya tutorials, you’ll learn production-proven facial rigging techniques for animation. We’ll start by building a facial skeleton. We’ll then cover time-saving binding and weight-painting techniques.

From there, we’ll begin setting up control objects and Blend Shapes that will allow animators to produce natural and appealing facial expressions while having fun with the control rig. Along the way we’ll learn how to attach objects to a deforming mesh, we’ll learn how to troubleshoot common issues one might come across during the construction of the rig, and also learn how to script tools using both Python and MEL to improve our efficiency. [Read more…]

3DMotive – Coaster Cart Asset in Maya Volume 1

3DMotive – Coaster Cart Asset in Maya Volume 1
English | Size: 2.7GB
Category: Tutorial

In Coaster Cart Asset in Maya, you will learn how to use Maya, Substance Painter 2, and multiple approaches to creating details for texturing. You’ll learn how to heavily leverage multiple masking techniques to create believeable dirt, grunge, and wear in your textures. In addition, we will go over how to prep images in Photoshop for use in Substance Painter 2’s projection tool for grafitti, or labels. [Read more…]

3DMotive – Coaster Cart Asset in Maya Volume 2

3DMotive – Coaster Cart Asset in Maya Volume 2
English | Size: 2.5GB
Category: Tutorial

In Coaster Cart Asset in Maya, you will learn how to use Maya, Substance Painter 2, and multiple approaches to creating details for texturing. You’ll learn how to heavily leverage multiple masking techniques to create believeable dirt, grunge, and wear in your textures. In addition, we will go over how to prep images in Photoshop for use in Substance Painter 2’s projection tool for grafitti, or labels. [Read more…]

Pluralsight – Python for Maya Fundamentals

Pluralsight – Python for Maya Fundamentals
English | Size: 465.0MB
Category: Tutorial

Do you ever feel like you could work better and faster in Maya if you didn’t have to do so many repetitive tasks? In this course, Python for Maya Fundamentals, you’ll learn the skills to make your own tools that automate those actions away. First, you’ll discover how to use functions. Next, you’ll explore more about classes. Finally, you’ll learn other programming concepts to make artist friendly user interfaces. When you’re done with this course, you’ll be able to write software for yourself, your team, or even your studio, making you the fastest artist around and invaluable to your employers. Software required: Maya. [Read more…]

Pluralsight – Maya Rigging Fundamentals

Pluralsight – Maya Rigging Fundamentals
English | Size: 2.4GB
Category: Tutorial

While skillsets, such as modeling, enables you to create the physical form of a character, having the ability to rig in Maya enables you to bring those models to life by giving them powerful and robust animation controls. In this course, Maya Rigging Fundamentals, you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of rigging in Maya 2017. First, you’ll explore the character rigging pipeline and Maya’s rigging toolset.
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Pluralsight – Exploring Maya 2018

Pluralsight – Exploring Maya 2018
English | Size: 387.8MB
Category: Tutorial

Maya is a very broad 3D application and it can be difficult at the beginning to know where to start. In this course, Exploring Maya 2018, you’ll get an overview of several of the key areas of Maya and some examples of how to put that knowledge into practice. You’ll begin by getting an overview of the Maya interface and you’ll learn to navigate the 3D view where you’ll be able to interact with all of your models and scenes. Next you’ll take a look at how to work with 3D models and you’ll learn about some of Maya’s modeling tools and workflows.
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FXPHD – MYA221 Maya Foundations Animation

FXPHD – MYA221 Maya Foundations: Animation
English | Size: 2.5GB
Category: Tutorial

This new Maya course is the next in our Maya Foundations series and looks to cover animation, both character and non-character based. Over the ten weeks we’ll look in-depth at the fundamental building blocks of animation within Maya 2015, studying both the technical and artistic aspects through-out the course. Each class will be project based and homework will also be assigned if you wish to continue your studies outside of our time together. [Read more…]

Pluralsight – Maya Rigging Fundamentals

Pluralsight – Maya Rigging Fundamentals
English | Size: 2.4GB
Category: Tutorial

While skillsets, such as modeling, enables you to create the physical form of a character, having the ability to rig in Maya enables you to bring those models to life by giving them powerful and robust animation controls. In this course, Maya Rigging Fundamentals, you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of rigging in Maya 2017. First, you’ll explore the character rigging pipeline and Maya’s rigging toolset.
[Read more…]