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Mastering Autodesk Maya 2014: Autodesk Official Press

Mastering Autodesk Maya 2014: Autodesk Official Press

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.

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Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

This Autodesk Official Press guide is just what you need to learn the basics of Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 quickly and easily. Through a series of cool projects like designing an alarm clock, animating a thrown knife, or lighting a scene, you'll learn the essentials of modeling, rigging, animating, and rendering using the popular Autodesk 3ds Max 3D animation and effects software. It's a practical, hands-on approach allowing you to constantly reinforcing skills as you learn them.

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Introducing Autodesk Maya 2014: Autodesk Official Press

Introducing Autodesk Maya 2014: Autodesk Official Press

Autodesk Maya is the industry-leading 3D animation and effects software, and this detailed Autodesk Official Press book is the ideal way to get you started using Maya like a studio veteran. Professional visual effects artist and Maya expert Dariush Derakhshani clearly explains the basics of modeling, texturing, animating and visual effects for new users, while leading you through fun and challenging lessons that give you plenty of hands-on practice. The book includes a color insert featuring dazzling examples from talented beginners, so you can see what's possible.

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Maya Visual Effects The Innovator's Guide: Autodesk Official Press, 2nd Edition

Maya Visual Effects The Innovator's Guide: Autodesk Official Press, 2nd Edition

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.

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Matchmoving: The Invisible Art of Camera Tracking, 2nd Edition

Matchmoving: The Invisible Art of Camera Tracking, 2nd Edition

Matchmoving is a technique that allows computer graphics to be inserted into live-action footage with correct position, scale, orientation, and motion. Also known as motion tracking, it's what allows movie monsters to run down Main Street and robots to run through crowds--and look real. Now this unique book from a top expert from Industrial Light and Magic teaches you the art of matchmoving.

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3D Animation & CGI

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Sybex’s 3D Graphics titles provide guidance and training for today’s cutting-edge 3D Animation software and Computer Graphics technologies, including Maya, 3ds Max, ZBrush, Blender, as well as character animation, modeling, rendering, game design, and more. They’re written by experts in their field for current and aspiring professionals who want to improve or learn new skills to stay up-to-date on current artistic and technical trends.

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