Transform a 2D matte painting into a 3D scene, complete with a moving camera, shifting perspective, and an animated background.
Dive deep into the Hypershade window and shader creation with Maya and the mental ray rendering engine.
Demonstrates how to light an object onto a live-action still plate, using Maya, Nuke, and Photoshop.
Explore the world of modeling and texturing game props and assets, from tools to furniture, in Autodesk Maya.
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.
Covers the basics of rendering and lighting tools in Maya.
Introduces the basics of creating Maya materials, the skins on 3D objects that lend them color, transparency, and texture.