Learn an artist-friendly workflow to creature rigging and a solution-based approach to building controls for faster animation in Maya. Contains over 6 hours of project-based training for setup artists learning new methods of rigging multi-limbed creatures.
Learn an artist-friendly workflow to creature animation in Maya. Contains over 4 hours of project-based training for character animators learning new methods of animating multi-limbed creatures. Continue Reading
Create 3D experiences directly in After Effects. Learn how to make stereoscopic 3D imagery and gain a deeper understanding of mathematics of stereo imagery, tips for creating safer stereo renders, and building After Effects camera rigs to create one of the most powerful effects in cinema. Contains nearly 3 hours of project-driven training and step-by-step examples for any artist using After Effects. Continue Reading
In After Effects CS4 Essential Training, Chad Perkins teaches fundamental motion graphics design techniques from the ground up. He shows how to gather video, audio, and graphical source materials into layered compositions, make edits and adjustments, then bring it all to life with a powerful array of visual effects and animation techniques. These skills are demonstrated in a series of increasingly intricate projects, from creating a galaxy to building a fantasy battle scene. Chad also demonstrates workflows for keying and compositing, shows how to integrate with other applications, shares useful tips and secrets, and much more. Exercise files accompany the course. Continue Reading
Dover Studios – Maya NURBS Modeling 2nd Edition
If you want to learn how to use Maya’s NURBS modeling tools for animation, visual effects, and games, this DVD is for you!
This edition has been revised and expanded to include: creating boundary surfaces, sculpting with Maya Artisan, understanding UV surface coordinates, and much more!
Visual effects artists, Andrew Hazelden and Russell Hazelden, provide numerous tips for efficient modeling, including: how to keep objects organized using the layer editor, how to create accurate scale models using reference images, and countless time saving keyboard shortcuts.