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The Maya Beginner Course

In this course, author Justin Harrison is goign to be giving a comprehensive introduction to Maya 2014.  Here, you quickly get up to speed on the Maya basics while learning some of the tools associated with the asset modeling pipeline.  For starters, you will learn about the interface, how to navigate it, the power behind customization in Maya, as well as touch on the some of the initial method of creating geometrical shapes.  From there, you'll be jumping into the various sub-object modes in Maya to explore the different methods and tools by which you can modify and object's.  Next, we will jump head first into creating our first asset as we walk through the importance of setting up a project and source images before using the previously described tools to create that asset.  As we wrap things up, we will take a quick glance at UV unwrapping, and some beginner steps when baking out ambient occlusion maps and creating your first texture!

  • Software: Maya
  • Author: Justin Harrison
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Video Length:
Chapter 1 - Introduction
00:50
Chapter 2 - Interface 1
11:15
Chapter 3 - Interface 02
08:06
Chapter 4 - Interface 03
11:18
Chapter 5 - Customization 01
10:29
Chapter 6 - Customization 02
07:49
Chapter 7 - Asset Creation 1
10:57
Chapter 8 - Asset Creation 02
15:43
Chapter 1 - Introduction
00:44
Chapter 2 - Component Mode
15:55
Chapter 3 - Vertex Tools
09:51
Chapter 4 - Edge Tools
13:32
Chapter 5 - Face Tools
16:33
Chapter 6 - Mesh Tools 01
15:49
Chapter 7 - Mesh Tools 2 and Outro
12:08
Chapter 1 - Introduction
00:38
Chapter 2 - Project Setup and Model Start
14:25
Chapter 3 - Modelling 02
09:09
Chapter 4 - Modelling 03
17:59
Chapter 5 - Modelling 04
14:13
Chapter 6 - Modelling 05 and Outro
17:22
Chapter 1 - Introduction
00:39
Chapter 2 - Scene Setup and Model
15:53
Chapter 3 - Modeling 02
16:33
Chapter 4 - Modeling 03
15:09
Chapter 5 - Modeling 04
19:34
Chapter 6 - Modeling 05
16:07
Chapter 7 - Modeling 6
11:48
Chapter 8 - Modeling 07 and Outro
13:02
Chapter 1 - Introduction
00:48
Chapter 2 - UV Unwrapping 01
13:15
Chapter 3 - UV Unwrapping 02
18:02
Chapter 4 - UV Unwrapping 03
16:31
Chapter 5 - UV Unwrapping 04
18:05
Chapter 6 - UV Unwrapping 05
17:46
Chapter 7 - UV Placement
14:17
Chapter 8 - AO and Texturing
15:58
Chapter 9 - AO and Texturing 2
14:42

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