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Summer 2019: 3D Character Workshops / Introduction to Maya
TERM DATES: Jun 30, 2019 - Sep 14, 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
critique time *
class time
Saturday 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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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