Setting up the image planes in Maya


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Setting up the image planes in Maya

Having a reference image to help you model isn't cheating. It's the smart way to make sure that your model has the correct proportions and shape. This video will show you how to get your orthographic reference into Maya so that you can make sure your model lines up with it. So we've got a fresh Maya scene right here. It's brand-new. Let's go into the four views, so we can place the reference image in here. In the Front view, let's go to its View menu, go down to Image Plane and Import Image. We're just going to find this image in the Exercise File, hank_reference.png. We'll open it up.

This we've got it in the Front view. While this image is still selected, we can move it around to put it in a little bit more of a convenient location. Right now it's right on top of where we're trying to model, so let's move that back a little bit. So we can go over the Channel Box and scroll down a little bit. We can see that the Center X, Center Y and Cente...

Setting up the image planes in Maya
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Setting up the image planes in Maya provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Ryan Kittleson as part of the Modeling a Character in Maya

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