Reviewing the Viewport menus


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Reviewing the Viewport menus

Now Maya is a texturing and rendering package in addition to being a modeling and animation package. And there are times when you want to preview what you're lighting, texturing, rendering in the viewport before you actually go to render. Now Maya has a number of different options that allow you to pre-visualize your rendering before you actually go to rendering. Now a lot of these are actually held in the Viewport Shading options. So, for example, we could go to Wireframe, and that would actually just show us the wires, or the outlines of the objects that we're working with.

If I want, I can go into Smooth Shade. And what that does is basically gives me rough color, and it also shows me the actual objects themselves, so it actually allows some shading. One option that I really like is called Wireframe on Shaded, and that is kind of combination of both of those. It allows you to view the wires, but with shadings. You can actually see where all of your vertices and edges are in you...

Reviewing the Viewport menus
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Reviewing the Viewport menus provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Maya 2011 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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Maya
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