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Introducing Maya 5: 3D for Beginners

Introducing Maya 5: 3D for Beginners

ISBN: 978-0-470-11322-6

Dec 2006

360 pages

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Alias Wavefront's Maya is the premier tool for 3D modeling, animation, and rendering. It is used by such film houses as Industrial, Light & Magic, Pixar, and Disney for creating 3D animation and special effects. This Maya Press title—a cooperative publication between Sybex and Alias Wavefront—is the perfect introduction to 3D and Maya.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.



Chapter 1: Introduction to Computer Graphics and 3D.

Chapter 2: The Maya Interface.

Chapter 3: Your First Maya Animation.

Chapter 4: Modeling with NURBS.

Chapter 5: Modeling with Polygons.

Chapter 6: Further Modeling Topics.

Chapter 7: Maya Shading and Texturing.

Chapter 8: Introduction to Animation.

Chapter 9: Further Animation Topics.

Chapter 10: Maya Lighting.

Chapter 11: Maya Rendering.

Chapter 12: Maya Dynamics.