Join David Mattingly for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing filmBackAtYa, part of Digital Matte Painting Essentials 5: Camera Projection in Maya.
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…Next, we're going to add more geometry to…our castle to make it better match the projections.…But before we do that, you'll want to install a great…utility called filmBackAtYa, that will help you while modeling in Maya.…You can download it from a website called Creative Crash, which has…tutorials, models, MIL scripts, and plugins…for many high-end computer programs like Maya.…The direct…link to this particular script is www.creativecrash.com/maya/script/filmbackatya.…
You will have to register with the site to download it,…but if you're a Maya user, you'll probably want a membership anyway.…It's free.…I'm also including it with the course materials for this section along…with expanded installation instructions.…MIL scripts, which stands for Maya Imbedded Language, are…little utilities from Maya which can help to simplify tasks.…Installing MIL scripts can be a little tricky.…So I want to go through the process in some detail.…
The first four lines are all that come…with this script, and they're useful for PC users.…
- What is camera projection?
- Isolating the layers in your painting
- Setting up for projection camera
- Adding geometry
- Projecting textures
- Animating the camera
- Vertex modeling
- Animating the background
- Adding flames, smoke, and glows
- Rendering your project
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CC Essential Training (2013)with Julieanne Kost14h 58m Beginner
1. Getting Started with Camera Projection
2. Setting Up Your Maya File
3. Adding Geometry to Match Your Painting
4. Projecting Your Textures
5. Adding an Animated Camera
6. Advanced Camera Projection
7. Toning and Animating the Background
8. Adding Video and Special Effects
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