Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating hierarchies, part of Maya 2015 Essential Training.
…Now let's take a look at how to further…organize our objects in Maya, and that's by creating hierarchies.…Now, many times you want to move an…object, and have other objects move along with it.…For example, this little red wagon, you want all…of the parts of that wagon to move as one.…Now, if we take a look at this in the outliner, you'll…see that we have all of these different parts for this wagon.…But, if I select just one part, say the body…of this wagon, and I move it, nothing else follows along.…
That's because nothing is connected, it's not in a hierarchy.…Now, hierarchy allows use to connect…objects mechanically so that they move together.…So, let's take a look at how to do this.…It's really very simple.…Let's go ahead and start with the wheels.…So in this, I have two objects here.…I've got a tire, which is this object here.…And then I've got another object called mag…wheel, which is basically the rim for the tire.…Now, these are separate objects, so they don't…move together and we want to connect them.…
- Getting familiar with the Maya interface
- Creating hierarchies and layers
- Creating polygonal objects
- Working with subdivision surfaces
- Extruding a mesh
- Smoothing geometry
- Lofting and extruding with the NURBS curves tools
- Converting NURBS to polygons
- Creating and applying texture maps
- Applying UV mapping
- Adding lights and cameras to a scene
- Creating realistic effects such as depth of field
- Batch rendering
- Animating in Maya
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started in Maya 2015
2. Organizing Maya Scenes
3. Creating Polygonal Models
4. Editing Meshes
5. Refining Meshes
6. NURBS Modeling Techniques
7. Refining NURBS Models
8. Creating Materials
9. Applying Textures
10. Rendering in Maya
11. Animating in Maya
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