The Gnomon Workshop ships Introduction to Maya 2017
The Gnomon Workshop has released Introduction to Maya 2017, a comprehensive guide to modelling, texture work, animation, lighting and rendering in Maya, recorded by industry veteran Eric Keller.
A comprehensive guide to Maya 2017 for both beginners and experienced artists
Clocking in at just under 18 hours, Introduction to Maya 2017 provides newer users with a complete primer in Autodesk’s VFX and game industry-standard 3D software.
Special emphasis is placed on core workflows like modelling, texturing, animation and rendering, with Keller demonstrating how the tools are best used in a professional workflow.
Keller also explores how to optimise your workflow through interface customization.
For experienced artists, the video also covers the new features in Maya 2017, including the Arnold rendering plugin and MASH motion graphics toolset, and the revamped animation editing and render setup options.
The video also comes with a complete set of project files that users can deconstruct at their leisure.
His recent credits include work on 10 Cloverfield Lane and Star Trek Beyond for Bad Robot Productions.
Pricing and availability
Introduction to Maya 2017 is available via an online subscription to The Gnomon Workshop, giving you access to over 300 detailed tutorials. Subscriptions cost $49/month or $499/year, and there is a free trial.
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