Introduction to Animation in Maya 2013

In this Maya animation tutorial we will learn about the intuitive and fun animation tools of Maya. Software required: Autodesk Maya 2013.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Feb 25, 2013
Duration
4h 21m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Feb 25, 2013
Duration
4h 21m
Description

In this Maya animation tutorial we will learn about the intuitive and fun animation tools of Maya. We'll learn everything from how to set up animation preferences and create key frames, to learning how animation can be modified from Maya's Timeline and Graph Editor. We'll learn how to animate objects along a path, how to work non-linearly and non-destructively with the help of the Trax Editor and animation layers. We'll learn how to animate with constraints and even cover helpful tips on how to improve your productivity. Software required: Autodesk Maya 2013.

About the author
About the author

Delano works avidly as an animation author at Pluralsight. Starting his career at animation studios like Shilo, Delano has developed a strong passion for his talents. His animation and rigging background help him teach and create some of the most-watched training on Pluralsight.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hello, and welcome to Introduction to Animation in Maya. I'm Delano with Digital Tutors in Autodesk Authorized Publisher. And I'll be your guide as we venture through the intuitive and fun animation tools in Maya. Our goal here is to gain a strong foundation of the same animation tools that are used to create some of the most popular games and films. We'll learn everything from how to set up animation preferences and create key frames to learning how animation can be modified for Maya's timeline and graph editor. We'll learn how to animate objects along a path, how to work non-linearly and non-destructively with the help of the tracks editor and animation layers and how to animate with constraints. We'll even cover helpful tips on how to improve your productivity. By the end, you'll be equipped with the understanding you need to animate comfortably inside of Maya. So let's begin.