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  • view course page for Creating Textures: Formed Concrete

    Takes you through all the steps for creating concrete textures in Photoshop and Maya.

    1h 6m
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for Up and Running with mental ray in Maya

    Introduces the basic and not-so-basic features of mental ray, the production-proven renderer of choice for 3D artists and Maya users.

    3h 7m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating Textures: Granite and Terrazzo for Slabs, Medallions, and Mosaics

    Learn how to mimic the look of granite and terrazzo, two high-end materials for architectural models and visualizations, with Photoshop.

    1h 0m
     
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  • view course page for Creating Textures: Shingles for Roofs and Siding

    Learn how to build asphalt shingles in a variety of bond patterns with Photoshop and Illustrator.

    57m 50s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Textures: Brick and Brick-Bond Patterns

    Discover how to create realistic brick textures from scratch in Photoshop.

    1h 29m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with MEL Scripting in Maya

    A quick introduction to Maya's MEL (or Maya Embedded Language) scripting, which can help speed up repetitive tasks and give you access to advanced features.

    1h 48m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Textures: Slate Flooring and Roofs

    Learn how to use Photoshop to create a custom slate texture that's great for modeling building interiors (floors) and exteriors (roofs).

    1h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Textures: Wood Grain and Wood Planks

    Create a realistic wood texture, complete with grain, knots, and whorls, with Photoshop, and apply it to a scene in 3ds Max.

    1h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Cityscapes in Maya

    Learn to design, model, and render a detailed cityscape with Illustrator and Maya.

    3h 2m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Textures: Metals and Metal Cladding

    Learn to draw metal textures from scratch with Photoshop and Illustrator, and link them to materials in 3ds Max.

    1h 13m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Dynamic Simulations with Bullet Physics in Maya

    Learn how to set up and direct Bullet simulations for collisions, breakage, and simple cloth effects.

    1h 35m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Stereoscopic 3D Environments in Maya

    Learn to create stereoscopic 3D environments in Maya.

    1h 3m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Rigging a Winged Animal in Maya

    Learn how to rig a bird for animation in Maya.

    1h 54m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rigging a Quadruped in Maya

    Learn how to rig a four-legged creature (aka a quadruped) in Maya.

    1h 55m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Exteriors in Maya

    Learn how to render the exterior of a building with both day and night lighting rigs using Maya, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.

    4h 5m
    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 Creating Product Shots in Maya

    Render product shots in their best light with Maya and After Effects.

    4h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modeling an F1 Wheel in Maya

    Model and render a fully realized Formula 1 steering wheel from an initial product concept sketch.

    2h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Interiors in Maya

    Learn how to replicate three unique lighting setups for a fully detailed modern office lobby in Maya, starting with direct daylight.

    3h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Motion Graphic Music Videos: The Work of Scott Pagano

    Scott Pagano, head of LA design studio Neither-Field, walks us through the motion-based, viral music videos he designed for the electronic music trio the M Machine.

    36m 53s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Facial Rigging in Maya

    Facial Rigging in Maya with Jason Baskin

    Use blend shapes and a joint-based approach to build facial controls that are versatile and easy to use.

    2h 38m
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for VFX Techniques: Space Scene 02: Compositing in After Effects

    Recombine render-pass sequences of a space scene from Maya and add special effects in After Effects.

    2h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Cinematography in Maya

    Cinematography in Maya with Aaron F. Ross

    Learn how to expertly control and animate cameras in your Maya projects and give viewers a window into your 3D world.

    3h 43m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya Tips and Tricks

    Maya Tips and Tricks with Aaron F. Ross

    A collection of over 40 tips and tricks will help you work smarter, not harder, and build more sophisticated models in Maya.

    2h 44m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for VFX Techniques: Space Scene 01: Maya Animation and Dynamic Simulation

    Learn how to animate and render a professional-looking 3D space scene with Maya.

    3h 8m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Hair with Maya nHair

    Learn to create, style, animate, and render realistic hair with Maya nHair.

    3h 8m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Digital Matte Painting Essentials 5: Camera Projection in Maya

    Transform a 2D matte painting into a 3D scene, complete with a moving camera, shifting perspective, and an animated background.

    3h 22m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for GMUNK's 3D-Rendered Geometric Art Series: Start to Finish

    Bradley G Munkowitz, aka GMUNK, explains how he makes his op-art-inspired geometric prints by using 3D tools in entirely new ways.

    12m 58s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Maya 2014 New Features

    Maya 2014 New Features with Aaron F. Ross

    Introduces the major improvements to Maya 2014, including the new Modeling Toolkit and Paint Effects.

    2h 0m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for 3D Printing on Shapeways Using Maya

    Prepare your models in Maya and then send them for 3D printing on Shapeways, an online service that ships reproductions straight to your door.

    1h 46m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for VFX Techniques: Creating Explosions with 3D Layers

    Learn to destroy a building with a fireball, using an After Effects 3D environment, Maya dynamic simulations, and matte painted elements.

    3h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Fur in Maya

    Creating Fur in Maya with Aaron F. Ross

    Create, render, and customize fur and hair for your 3D models in Maya.

    1h 12m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Learning V-Ray for Maya: A Professional Reference Guide

    Covers all the key aspects of V-Ray, the powerful rendering plug-in for Maya.

    4h 52m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Vehicle Rigging in Maya

    Vehicle Rigging in Maya with Adam Crespi

    Learn to rig a car model in Autodesk Maya for use in animation, games, design visualization, and visual effects.

    3h 38m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Fluid Effects in Maya

    Learn to render realistic bodies of water such as ponds and oceans and underwater shots with Maya—essential skills in a visual effects artist's toolkit.

    2h 16m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Liquid Simulation in Maya

    Liquid Simulation in Maya with Aaron F. Ross

    Bring scenes to life by building realistic fluid simulations in Maya, including foam and bubbles, liquid being poured, and volumetric liquid in a container.

    2h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Texturing for Games in Maya, Mudbox, and Photoshop

    Learn to create textures and add color, reflectivity, and other surface detail to your games with Autodesk Maya, Mudbox, and Adobe Photoshop.

    4h 22m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Working with HumanIK Rigs in Maya

    Find out how to set up the HumanIK rigging system in Autodesk Maya and start creating realistic skeletons for your 3D characters.

    57m 58s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modeling Vehicles in Maya

    Modeling Vehicles in Maya with Ryan Kittleson

    Model a fully detailed Shelby Cobra automobile using both polygon and NURBS techniques.

    4h 24m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Shader Networks in Maya and mental ray

    Dive deep into the Hypershade window and shader creation with Maya and the mental ray rendering engine.

    5h 28m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photorealistic Lighting with Maya and Nuke

    Demonstrates how to light an object onto a live-action still plate, using Maya, Nuke, and Photoshop.

    2h 24m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Simulations in Maya Dynamics

    Covers the basics of the classic dynamics engine, showing how to build a simulation with passive and active rigid bodies, add attributes like bounce and friction, integrate keyframes, and apply constraints.

    2h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Understanding Maya nCloth

    Understanding Maya nCloth with Aaron F. Ross

    Take an in-depth look at nCloth, Maya's toolkit for simulating high-resolution mesh cloth for 3D characters and animations.

    3h 26m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Game Prop Creation in Maya

    Explore the world of modeling and texturing game props and assets, from tools to furniture, in Autodesk Maya.

    9h 33m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Maya Rendering for After Effects Composites

    Discover how to create render passes in Maya, recombine the passes in After Effects, and motion track the passes to live-action video footage that contains a moving camera or a moving character.

    3h 9m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Game Environments in Maya and Photoshop

    A practical guide to constructing 3D buildings that can be used to populate video game environments

    5h 10m
    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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