MODELING WITH MAYA 3D

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MAYA's INTERFACE: Introduction to Maya, Navigate, learn the Menus....also intro.mov (3,324KB)
Modeling with POLYGONS:  Technique 1: "Start from a cube"- Build a GIRAFFE
Technique 2: "Trace faces and Pull"- Build an ELEPHANT
Technique 3:" Low Polygons count"- Build a DINOSAUR
Modeling with NURBS: Level 1:  "Beginner's tools" to model a bottle, glass and straw...
Level 2:  "Advanced tools" to model a car
Level 3: "Complex tools" to model a Human Character
Extra FEATURES: 1- PaintEffects -cool movie using Paintfx! (4,347 KB)
2- Artisan Sculpting
3- Z-Brush

Other MAYA TUTORIALS Links

Gnomon: Series of Tutorials, some Photoshop tutorials Rigging for Animation Article
Dave K's,
Polygon Head Tutorial
Alias Autodesk
Maya assistant Online
Tutorials from Capizzi
3D Render: women's face InfiniteDesigns Series of Tutorials. Andrewsilke
Download a FREE animation rig
3D Render:
Model a Hand with NURBS
ZBrush Tutorial Spicycricket Animation misc.links

Some PDF files for MAYA 3D

Character Animation Build a skeleton- Skin the Character - add IK- add Control- Animate the Character
Dancing comic Book Wrap Deformer- Create and use Blend Shape Deformer 
Fundamentals Maya's fundamentals also check out this movie for
introduction to Maya's interface movie :(intro.mov 3,324KB)
Grass Logo Create Grass, using Maya Paint effects. Make the grass grow, change look and motion...
Jellyfish Create a Jellyfish, using Maya Paint effects.
Rocket Create a Rocket Trail, using Maya Particle system.
More Tutorials
2D Tutorials on Adobe's page: Acrobat- After Effects- FrameMaker- GoLive- Illustrator- ImageStyler- InDesign- PageMaker- PageMill- Photoshop- PremiereUse these tutorials to learn about file compression, special effects, post production, web design, frame

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