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Spring 2019: 3D Character Workshops / Introduction to Maya
TERM DATES: Mar 31, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019
LEVEL: Beginner 
1. Introduction to Maya
Learn the basics of Maya: the Maya interface, working with objects, modeling basics, how to animate objects, apply textures, and use lights and cameras to render your scene.
1 - Navigation, Menus, Shelves, Importing scripts, Marking Menus, Viewport
2 - Animation : Camera, Staging, FPS, Heads Up Display, Locking Attributes
3 - Animation : Using controllers, Showing Hiding Controls, Setting Keys
4 - Animation : Opening a scene, setting up a scene, referencing a character
5 - Animation : Installing and using a picker, Playblast
6 - Modeling : Creating Primitives, adjusting the settings on primitives via channel box, attribute editor, scaling, translating rotating
7 - Modeling : Contstraints, Deformer (Bend, Lattice)
8 - Modeling : Applying shaders, node editor
9 - Modeling : Lights, Render Settings
10 - Rigging : Bind Skin, Paint Weights
11 - Final Review : One on One
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Saturday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Salman Saleem
Salman is a self-taught CG generalist with 12 years of experience in the industry, performing in different roles such as Animator, Light/Shade Artist, Compositor, and Modeler, he is passionate about staying up to date with the CG industry, recently he finished his Animation ...
Jacob Van
United States
Jacob graduated from Animschool's 3D Character Program. He was quickly able to get some freelance jobs. One of the jobs led to a full time position at Genesis Animation as Lead Character Modeler. He has been addicted at a very young age. Since then, he has drawn on everythin...
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