Autodesk Maya 2013 Essential Learning Kit (Paperback)
A comprehensive approach to learning Maya 2013
This book-and-video package is a great way to quickly start using the powerful Maya software. Eight hours of step-by-step video instruction on Maya 2013 quickly teaches you how to use the software's core features and functions. The complementary book walks you through the basics of Maya modeling, texturing, animating, and lighting to familiarize you with the program as a whole. The hands-on projects offer realistic, job-related, professional challenges for those new to 3D, and to those coming from another 3D application.
- Begins each book and video chapter with a a quick overview of the lesson and then immediately moves into an approachable hands-on exercise that you can follow to gain confidence using the software
- Allows you to download starting and ending files for the exercises so that you can start anywhere and compare your results with that of the professionals
- Features compelling full-color screenshots to illustrate tutorial steps, and chapters conclude with related and more open-ended projects to further reinforce the chapter's lessons
This book-and-DVD package helps you quickly understand and use the popular 3D animation and effects program's core features and functions.