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  • view course page for Realtime Motion Graphics with Unreal Engine 4

    Speed up your motion graphics workflow by taking advantage of the real-time processing power of Unreal Engine 4. Find out how to take static and animated geometry from Maya and C4D and render it in Unreal.

    4h 17m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Maya 2016 Extension 2 New Features

    Find out how to use the new features in Maya 2016 Extension 2, including the Content Browser, MASH networks, Quick Rig, the Pose Editor, Light Editor, and Render Setup dialog.

    1h 24m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Maya: Motion Graphics Workflow with MASH

    Learn how to incorporate the powerful MASH procedural animation tools—included with the Maya 2016 Extension 2—into your Maya workflow and build more dynamic motion graphics.

    3h 33m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Maya: Render Setup System

    Maya: Render Setup System

    with George Maestri

    Maya's new Render Setup dialog provides everything you need to manage multiple renders within a single window. Learn how to use Render Setup and the Light Editor—included in Maya 2016 Extension 2—to create faster, more dynamic renders.

    47m 22s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Advanced Materials in Maya

    Learn to combine basic materials to create advanced material networks and use mental ray subsurface scattering (SSS) materials in Maya.

    2h 25m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Rigging Mechanical Objects in Maya

    Learn techniques for rigging mechanical objects, machines, and other inanimate objects in Maya.

    1h 27m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Animating Cartoon Characters in Maya

    Teaches simple steps to creating exaggerated cartoon animation in Maya, using principles such as squash and stretch, exaggeration, follow-through, and overlapping action.

    2h 17m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Chris Landreth: Oscar-Winning Animation Director

  • view course page for Soft Body Simulation for Motion Graphics with RealFlow

    Learn how to simulate soft bodies in a physically accurate and realistic way with RealFlow. Motion graphics artist Ran Ben Avraham shows how to create a bouncing logo design using RealFlow.

    1h 34m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rigging a Cartoon Character in Maya

    Add squash and stretch to a rig in Maya, using techniques specific to cartoon characters: stretchy joints, IK/FK switching, and facial rigging.

    2h 34m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Maya LT

    Up and Running with Maya LT

    with George Maestri

    Learn the basics of Maya LT 2016, a 3D modeling and animation tool built especially for game makers.

    3h 24m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Maya 2016 Essential Training

    Maya 2016 Essential Training

    with George Maestri

    Learn the essentials of modeling, texturing, rendering, and animating with Maya 2016, the 3D package popular in the feature film, video game, and animation industries.

    7h 39m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya 2016 New Features

    Maya 2016 New Features

    with Aaron F. Ross

    Find out what's new and improved in Maya 2016, including new transform, sculpting, and brush tools and the redesigned HyperShade editor.

    2h 28m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Animation Techniques: Creating Smooth Motion

    Make your animations "look" right by creating smooth motion, with these software-agnostic tricks from animation expert George Maestri.

    45m 23s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with RealFlow

    Get up and running with RealFlow, the motion picture industry's standard tool for liquid simulations.

    3h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modeling a Cartoon Character in Maya

    Learn how to use Maya to model a simple cartoon character that can be later rigged and animated in the program of your choice.

    3h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Learn to Texture for 3D

    Learn to Texture for 3D

    with Adam Crespi

    These case studies show how to create four distinct and highly realistic textures, apply your own variations, and link your custom textures to materials in Maya.

    1h 3m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D 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
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Textures: Granite & 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 3D Textures: Shingles & 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 3D Textures: Brick

    3D Textures: Brick

    with Adam Crespi

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

    1h 29m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Textures: Slate

    3D Textures: Slate

    with Adam Crespi

    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 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 3D Textures: Wood

    3D Textures: Wood

    with Adam Crespi

    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 3D Textures: Metals

    3D Textures: Metals

    with Adam Crespi

    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

  • view course page for Stereoscopic 3D Environments in Maya

  • view course page for Rigging a Winged Animal in Maya

  • 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 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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