Mastering Autodesk Maya 2011

Author: Eric Keller
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470925768
File Size: 35,28 MB
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A beautifully-packaged, advanced reference on the very latest version of Maya If you already know the basics of Maya, the latest version of this authoritative book takes you to the next level. From modeling, texturing, animation, and visual effects to high-level techniques for film, television, games, and more, this book provides professional-level Maya instruction. With pages of scenarios and examples from some of the leading professionals in the industry, this book will help you master the entire CG production pipeline. Provides professional-level instruction on Maya, the industry-leading 3D animation and effects software Covers the very latest Maya tools and features, including Dynamics, Maya Muscle, Stereo Cameras, rendering with mental ray, and more Offers complete coverage of advanced topics such as cloth, fur, and fluids Showcases the techniques of professionals through numerous examples and real-world scenarios, showing you how to set up and manage 3D animation and visual effects pipelines Includes a CD with all support files from the book, along with movies to illustrate concepts If you're looking for an in-depth, professional Maya resource to turn to again and again, Mastering Maya is the book you need. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file. For Instructors: Teaching supplements are available for this title.

Mastering Autodesk Maya 2012

Author: Todd Palamar
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118148533
File Size: 58,61 MB
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The exclusive, official guide to the very latest version of Maya Get extensive, hands-on, intermediate to advanced coverage of Autodesk Maya 2012, the top-selling 3D software on the market. If you already know Maya basics, this authoritative book takes you to the next level. From modeling, texturing, animation, and visual effects to high-level techniques for film, television, games, and more, this book provides professional-level Maya instruction. With pages of scenarios and examples from some of the leading professionals in the industry, author Todd Palamar will help you master the entire CG production pipeline. Provides professional-level instruction on Maya, the industry-leading 3D animation and effects software used in popular films, games, and commercials Covers the very latest Maya 2012 tools and features, including the new fluid simulation tools Showcases the techniques of professionals through numerous examples, demonstrating how to set up and manage 3D animation and visual effects pipelines Includes challenging tutorials and real-world scenarios from some of the leading professionals in the industry If you're looking for an in-depth, professional Maya resource to turn to again and again, this is the book you need.

Mastering Autodesk Maya 2015

Author: Todd Palamar
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118862538
File Size: 41,52 MB
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Expand your skills with complete Maya mastery Mastering Autodesk Maya is the ultimate guide to thepopular 3D animation software. Author Todd Palamar draws on hisextensive professional animation experience to help readers taketheir Maya skills to the next level. Written for those who alreadyknow the basics of this enormous program, the book covers advancedtopics and professional techniques for modeling, animation,texturing, and visual effects. Fully updated to reflect Maya's latest features, the book takesa hands-on approach to instruction, providing readers with adiverse set of tutorials designed by real-world professionals toshowcase 3D animation and visual techniques used in industrysettings. Complete and comprehensive, the book makes an excellentdesk reference for the working animator, and is an ideal resourcefor those seeking Maya certification. The unique combination ofchallenging material and practical instruction make thisone-of-a-kind guide the ultimate Maya handbook. Topics include: Animation using inverse kinematics, keyframes, anddeformers Hard surface and organic modeling Proper rigging techniques, and working with Maya Muscle Xgen, Paint Effects, and rendering with mental ray Texture mapping, compositing, nParticles, and more Virtual filmmaking and scene management The most complex skills are useless if they can't be applied, sothe book emphasizes the practical, day-to-day uses of each skill,and discusses which solutions best fit which scenario. For thecomputer animation professional seeking a more in-depth mastery ofthis popular animation program, Mastering Autodesk Maya isan excellent investment in the future of your career.

Mastering Autodesk Maya 2013

Author: Todd Palamar
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118225023
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Mastering Autodesk Maya 2014

Author: Todd Palamar
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118751744
File Size: 60,80 MB
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Hands-on intermediate-to-advanced coverage of the leading 3D software Autodesk Maya is the industry-leading 3D animation and effects software used in movies, visual effects, games, and other genres. If you already know the basics of Maya and are ready to elevate your skills, then this book is for you. Nearly 1,000 pages are packed with organized, professional, and valuable insight on the leading 3D application on the market, enabling you to unlock the software's more complex features. Ideal as both a tutorial and study guide for the Autodesk Maya exam, this Autodesk Official Press book gets you up to speed on Maya's latest features and expands your skills with advanced instruction on cloth, fur, and fluids. Features challenging tutorials and real-world scenarios from some of the leading professionals in the industry Provides you with valuable insight into the entire CG production pipeline Covers the very latest Maya 2014 tools and features, including updates to dynamics, Maya muscle, stereo cameras, assets, rendering with mental ray, and more Helps you gain proficiency in high-level techniques for film, television, game development, and more If you've been looking for a complete, professional quality Maya resource to turn to again and again, look no further than Mastering Autodesk Maya 2104.

Introducing Autodesk Maya 2012

Author: Dariush Derakhshani
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118088522
File Size: 61,76 MB
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A practical, step-by-step guide to Maya 2012 This book is the ideal primer to getting started with Maya, the premier 3D animation and effects software used in movies, visual effects, games, cartoons, short films, and commercials. You'll learn the Maya interface and the basics of modeling, texturing, animating, and visual effects. Professional visual effects artist and instructor Dariush Derakhshani explains the nuances of the complex software, while creative tutorials offer realistic, professional challenges for those new to 3D. You'll be up and running in no time with the world's most popular professional 3D software application. Provides a thorough, step-by-step introduction to Maya 2012 Explains the core concepts of CG and working in 3D Covers modeling, rigging, HDRI lighting, mental ray rendering, and more Concepts are reinforced with tutorials that offer realistic challenges and clear explanations Color insert provides real-world examples from talented beginning Maya users Build your Maya and animation skills from the ground up with this practical, thorough guide.

Maya Visual Effects The Innovator S Guide

Author: Eric Keller
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118654889
File Size: 60,85 MB
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Create innovative CG solutions with Maya and this creative guide Professional Maya artists have to think on their feet. It's nothing for them to receive just vague sketches or incomplete ideas of what the studio wants and have to come up with something brilliant. If you're an intermediate to advanced Maya user, Maya Visual Effects: The Innovator's Guide, Second Edition is what you need to meet the challenge. Professional Maya artist Eric Keller offers inspired solutions and hands-on projects, as well as numerous practical shortcuts and deadlines, so you learn to produce innovative CG assets from scratch, using Maya, on a deadline. Shows intermediate to advanced Maya users new solutions, workarounds, and shortcuts for creating Maya visual effects on deadline Gives readers plenty of hands-on projects, so they come up with solutions that they can add to their Maya toolsets Offers workable ideas that can be applied, no matter which version of Maya software is being used Presents projects in an engaging style, with pages of full-color imagery to illustrate concepts Create amazing effects with the creative insights and fresh advice in this new edition of Maya Visual Effects: The Innovator's Guide.

Introducing Autodesk Maya 2013

Author: Dariush Derakhshani
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118130561
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A guide to using the 3D animation and effects software Autodesk Maya 2013, covering modeling, texturing, animating and visual effects.

The Digital Matte Painting Handbook

Author: David B. Mattingly
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118078047
File Size: 63,70 MB
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The only how-to guide dedicated to mastering the technique of digital matte painting! Matte painting affords seamless integration between an artist’s painting with live action film footage and allows for greater flexibility and creative input in the appearance of movie settings. This unique book reveals a variety of tools and techniques that are both industry and classroom tested and will enhance your existing skill set. Veteran author and instructor David Mattingly walks you through the process of creating a matte painting, starting with rough concept sketches, working out the perspective drawing, adding light and shadow, and texturing all of the elements in the painting. You’ll gradually upgrade to using Adobe After Effects and Autodesk Maya in order to fulfill your matte painting vision. Escorts you through the process of creating a matte painting, starting with the initial concept sketch, adding light and shadow, texturing elements, and incorporating motion and depth Author is an experienced matte artist and teacher and shares a plethora of unique industry- and classroom-tested tools and techniques Features helpful step-by-step instructions accompanied by screen shots and photos to illustrate the process of creating a matte painting Whether you’re creating a background for a studio production, independent film, TV commercial, or YouTube video, The Digital Matte Painting Handbook helps you successfully complete your project. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.