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  • view course page for Product Shots in Blender

    Product Shots in Blender with George Maestri

    Learn how to model basic objects in Blender and create professional-quality renders of product designs.

    2h 6m
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for Blender 2.6 Essential Training

    Provides an overview of modeling, animating, and rendering 3D graphics in the open-source software Blender 2.6.

    7h 47m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Character Rigging in 3ds Max

    Character Rigging in 3ds Max with George Maestri

    Learn how to rig your 3D characters for realistic motion and animation with 3ds Max.

    3h 45m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Maya 2015 Essential Training

    Maya 2015 Essential Training with George Maestri

    Learn how to model, texture, render, and animate 3D characters and scenes with Maya 2015.

    7h 45m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Fundamentals of Character Animation: Locomotion

    Learn how to create walk, run, and skip animations that give your character style and subtly move the story along.

    2h 41m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Entertainment Creation Suite: Getting Started with Toxik

    Meet Toxik, a node-based compositor for Maya.

    45m 38s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Entertainment Creation Suite: Getting Started with Backburner

    Introduces you to Backburner and the basic concepts behind network rendering, a more efficient method of rendering that spreads the workload to servers, one frame at a time.

    24m 47s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Entertainment Creation Suite: Getting Started with MatchMover

    Learn how to perform 2D and 3D camera tracking with MatchMover and import the results in Maya.

    1h 6m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Fundamentals of Character Animation

    Learn the skills all beginning animators need to know to bring their characters to life, including posing to the camera, animating from pose to pose, the basics of walking, and dialogue.

    3h 32m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Animation

    Foundations of Animation with George Maestri

    Learn the basic physics and motion principles that lie behind your 2D or 3D world, and time-tested techniques for bringing your animations to life.

    42m 32s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Using Cycles in Blender

    Learn about shading and lighting realistic 3D renders with Cycles.

    1h 28m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Maya Essentials 6: Lights and Rendering

    Covers the basics of rendering and lighting tools in Maya.

    1h 52m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya Essentials 5: Animation Tools

    Focuses on the basics of animating in Maya, including setting keyframes, working with animation editors, and automating animation with constraints and simple rigs.

    1h 20m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya Essentials 4: Creating Textures and Materials

    Introduces the basics of creating Maya materials, the skins on 3D objects that lend them color, transparency, and texture.

    1h 51m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya Essentials 3: NURBS Modeling Techniques

    Provides a thorough introduction to the NURBS modeling toolkit, a foundational aspect of 3D modeling.

    2h 18m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya Essentials 2: Polygonal Modeling Techniques

    Delves into the theory behind popular polygonal modeling techniques in Maya, then walks through the basic process of creating objects, modifying them, and working with subdivision surfaces.

    2h 17m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya Essentials 1: Interface and Organization

    Introduces designers to the Maya environment and shows them how to move objects and keep scenes organized.

    1h 35m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Character Animation Fundamentals in 3ds Max

    Employs the basic principles of animation to bring to life simple 3D characters.

    5h 56m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Character Rigging in Maya

    Character Rigging in Maya with George Maestri

    Provides a basic introduction to rigging theory, plus details of how to create professional 3D characters in Maya.

    4h 37m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Animated Characters in After Effects

    Create and animate highly controllable characters using After Effects.

    3h 53m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Character Animation Fundamentals with Maya

    Shows how to animate 3D characters in Maya utilizing the basic principles of animation.

    6h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Maya 2011 Essential Training

    Maya 2011 Essential Training with George Maestri

    Demonstrates the tools and feature set in Maya 2011, including the skills necessary to model, texture, animate, and render projects.

    9h 8m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya 2011 New Features

    Maya 2011 New Features with George Maestri

    Explores the significant and robust feature set in Maya 2011 that add functionality to its 3D workflows.

    1h 22m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 2D Character Animation

    2D Character Animation with George Maestri

    Teaches universal principles of animation, as well as how to use After Effects and Flash to apply all the tricks of the trade.

    5h 50m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Maya 2009 New Features

    Maya 2009 New Features with George Maestri

    Explores the upgrades to the interface and covers soft selection and other modeling tools.

    1h 40m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Maya 2009 Essential Training

    Maya 2009 Essential Training with George Maestri

    Covers topics from the basics of the interface to bringing models to life with complex animation.

    10h 0m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for After Effects CS3: Animating Characters

    Follows the creation of a short animated film, from storyboard through final output, using After Effects CS3.

    4h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Maya 2008 Essential Training

    Maya 2008 Essential Training with George Maestri

    Covers all areas of Maya 2008, from general workflows to specific modeling and rendering techniques.

    9h 43m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya 8.5 Character Rigging

    Maya 8.5 Character Rigging with George Maestri

    An overview of rigging, character geometry, and topology, plus details of how to create professional 3D characters in Maya.

    4h 39m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Maya 8 Essential Training

    Maya 8 Essential Training with George Maestri

    Explores Maya 8, including the improved interface, creating surfaces, texturing, adding light, and making motion trails.

    7h 58m
    Beginner
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  • view course page for Maya 6.5 Essential Training

    Maya 6.5 Essential Training with George Maestri

    Guides new users through the features of this robust 3D modeling and animation application.

    8h 31m
    Beginner
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  • view course page for Texturing and Lighting in Discreet 3ds max 6

    George Maestri covers everything needed to texture, light, and render realistic scenes in 3ds max.

    6h 25m
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for Modeling in Discreet 3ds max 6

    Learn the steps needed to model a complete human character, as well as a realistic automobile.

    10h 7m
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for Character Animation in Discreet 3ds max 6

    Teaches the fundamentals of character animation, from basic movement to advanced dialogue animation.

    6h 42m
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for Character Rigging in Discreet 3ds max 6

    Steps through rigging an entire human character for animation.

    4h 9m
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for Learning Discreet 3ds max 6

    Learning Discreet 3ds max 6 with George Maestri

    Become comfortable with the basic features and techniques of Discreet 3ds Max 6.

    7h 5m
    Beginner
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