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Maya – Zero to HERO

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The Maya Jumpstart ‘zero to HERO’: Academy Class focuses on the basics of 3D computer graphics with Autodesk Maya. Students are introduced to the Maya interface, the Maya philosophy, 3D modeling, texturing, lighting and rendering. over the five days we will show you how to use the tools within Maya and how they are put to use in the film, television and game industries.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Anyone interested in using Maya.

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

Attendees require only a very general knowledge of 3D and its concepts although a basic understanding of computer hardware and software is essential. Knowledge of other digital media packages is an advantage but not a necessity.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to: work in a production environment, understand the mechanics of Maya, be able to create 3d models using a variety of techniques, work with materials to texture you models, understand how to light a scene, be able to create animations, stage a scene and understand cinematography and know how to create output for use in post production.

Essentials

  • Setting your project
  • Views / panels
  • Hotbox
  • Viewing geometry
  • Channel box
  • Layer box
  • Attributes editor
  • QWERTY navigation
  • Working with the camera
  • MEL
  • User interface
  • Outliner / Hypergraph
  • Grouping / Parenting
  • Shelf
  • Marking menus

Modeling

  • Curve tools / snapping
  • Revolving
  • History
  • Duplicating
  • Working with NURBS
  • Detaching surfaces
  • Grouping / Duplicating
  • Working with polygons
  • Combining polygons
  • Subdivisional surfaces
  • Split polygon tool
  • Lofting
  • Extruding

Animation

  • Lattices
  • Clusters
  • Set driven keys
  • Set driven key advanced
  • Joints / IK handles
  • Lightning dynamics
  • Keyframing / time slider
  • Attach to path
  • Secondary animation
  • Cycle curves
  • Playblasting

Rendering

  • Hypershade
  • Materials, apply materials
  • Making shader networks
  • Combining ramps
  • Layered textures
  • Intro to lights
  • Making bump maps
  • Working with shadows
  • UV mapping
  • Moving UVs
  • Specular maps
  • Paint FX
  • Render view
  • Camera settings
  • Render globals

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Spreading the cost of your training

You know that in the long term it pays to be skilled up in the latest software. But you’ll also know that, in the short term, investing in yourself can feel painful on your pocket. So we’ve got a solution that will help you learn the skills you need, at a monthly price that you can afford.

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Because we’re committed to your success, we’re offering you the opportunity to pay for your training monthly, rather than the whole cost upfront. We want to remove every barrier we can to your success, and if having the flexibility to spread the cost of your training helps you, as it helps thousands of others, then let’s do it.

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Academy Class Vouchers are a flexible, cost-effective solution for training multiple individuals within a team or across an organisation and allow any member within your organisation to book a training course anytime over a 12 month period.

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2 reviews for Maya – Zero to HERO

  1. 5 out of 5

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    What stood out for me at Academy Class was being taught new skills in a easy and relaxed environment.

  2. 5 out of 5

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    I attended my second course at Academy Class, and again, I was extremely impressed with the trainers knowledge and they way the course was customised to meet my requirements. I attended the course with a work colleague and we were both very impressed with how much we got from the course.

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