Saturday, 11 May 2013

Maya Tutorial Checklist

All Tutorials can be found -
Individual links are below. 

Intro to Autodesk Maya
Geometry Types 
Character Part 1: Modelling
Texturing Part 1: Common Shaders
Texturing Part 2: UV Maps
Lighting & Rendering Part 1: Light & Shadow
Character Part 3: Lighting & Rendering
Animation Part 1: Using Rigs
Animation Part 2: Using Motion Paths
Animation Part 3: Using MEL

Lighting & Rendering 1: Intro to Lighting

Part 1: Exterior Lighting - Mid Day
Part 2: Exterior Lighting - Sunset
Part 4: Exterior Lighting - Night
Part 5: Interior Lighting - Sunset

Modelling 1: Digital Sets

Pre-Viz 1: Intro to Pre-Visualisation

Camera Control Part 1: Creating a Camera Rig
Camera Control Part 2: Pan Shot
Camera Control Part 2: Roll Shot
Camera Control Part 2: Pitch Shot
Camera Control Part 3: Crane Shot
Camera Control Part 3: Dolly Shot

Animation 1: Intro to Character Animation

The Bouncing Ball Part 1: On the Spot

Friday, 10 May 2013

Introduction into Rigging & Constraints

Biped Rigging Part 1: Feet & Legs

Rigging Techniques 2: Eyes

Rigging Techniques 3: Object Exchange

Rigging Techniques 4: Tails

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Visual Effects

Stereo Camera Rigs in Photoshop & After Effects

Software rendering

After Effects

Depth of Field


After Effects

Photoshop 2

Mental Ray & Matte Passes

Not sure what happened but some of the textures were missing. I tried downloading the files again but it didn't seem to make a difference. So I did the tutorial as best I could.

Wednesday, 8 May 2013


Non-Linear Deformers

Blend Shapes with Inbetweens

Mirrored Blend Shapes

Wire Deformers

Sculpt Deformers

Surface Texturing

Maya Fur presets & Attributes

Fur Hat