…Now let's go ahead and get things moving by using the Move Tool.…In Maya the Move Tool is here on the side and the hot-key for that is w.…In fact, move, rotate, scale, and select are…actually have sequential hot-keys which makes it very convenient.…So if you remember q is select, right next to that is w, which…is move, e is rotate and r is scale.…So q, w, e and r.…
So if we select the Move Tool by hitting w,…notice how the cursor changes to have this little square here.…And this could work a lot like the select tool.…You can left click on objects to select them, but it also puts you into move mode.…So you can see this little gizmo shows up here.…Now this gizmo has three arrows of different colors,…and each color represents one of the axes in Maya.…Maya is a 3D program, so we have three axes.…
X is red, y is green, blue is z.…So you can see that here, on the bottom left hand corner of…the viewport, you can see a little axis here with x, y, and z.…So if you're ever confused, you can take a look at that.…But I can actually use this gizmo to move my objects around.…
- 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
Maya: Character Rigging (2012)with George Maestri4h 37m Intermediate
Maya: 3D Printing with Shapewayswith Ryan Kittleson1h 45m Intermediate
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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