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Maya Essentials


This course teaches designers to the essentials of Maya. Students will learn the interface, basic modeling skills and how to create, deform and subdivide forms. Students will also learn how to apply animation, basic rendering and implement dynamics into their workflow using cloth, particles and springs.
Best for:

Designers looking to introduce animation and dynamics into their workflow.

Difficulty:
Duration:
3 Hours

Learning Objectives


  1. Participants will be able to draw, modify and model polygon forms for 3D modelling using Maya software.
  2. Participants will be able to model conceptual masses representing architectural form using Maya software.
  3. Participants will be able to work abstractly with dynamics and forces for diagrammatic representation in Maya software.
  4. Participants will be able to apply basic rendering and animation techniques to visualise a design using Maya software.

Course Modules



First look into Maya.
  • 01 | Introduction
  • 02 | Toolbars
  • 03 | Display Styles
  • 04 | Viewports
  • 05 | Model Navigation
  • 06 | Selection Styles
  • 07 | Basic Transformations
  • 08 | Component Transformations
  • 09 | Zoom to Objects
Create and deform subdivided conceptual massings.
  • 01 | Geometry Types
  • 02 | 3D Site Modelling
  • 03 | Adding Local Detail
  • 04 | Conceptual Massing
  • 05 | Form Panelization
  • 06 | Adding Panel Openings
  • 07 | Lattice Deformer
  • 08 | Subdivision Preview
  • 09 | Baking the Subdivision
Apply dynamics into your project using cloths, particles and springs.
  • 01 | Emitters
  • 02 | Modifying Gravity
  • 03 | Interactive Forces
  • 04 | Particle Containment
  • 05 | Springs
  • 06 | Cloth
Apply materials, lighting and camera positions to your project and generate a Render.
  • 01 | Materials
  • 02 | Camera Setup
  • 03 | Sky Lighting and Rendering
Animate your project.
  • 01 | Key Frame Animation
  • 02 | Material Animation
  • 03 | Animating Scale
  • 04 | Telling the Story
  • 05 | Exporting the Animation

Skills and Careers




2D and 3D animation


2D/3D Modelling


3D Modelling


Animation


Architectural Design


Complex Modelling


Digital Modelling


NURBS modelling


Animation


Architectural Design


Dynamics and Motion

These are some great careers that this course will prepare you for:

3D Modeller, 3d Parametric Design And Visualisation Specialist, Architect, Architectural And Urban Design Specialist, Architectural Assistant, Architectural visualiser, Computational Designer, Designer, Digital Design Engineer, Digital Fabricator, Facades Consultant, Modeller, Urban Designer

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