Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jun 3, 2013
Duration
1h 47m
Description

In this set of Maya animation tutorials, we will learn tips and techniques that can be applied when using the intuitive and fun animation tools of Maya. We'll learn everything from how to setup 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, 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 techniques you'll need to become a more proficient animator in Maya. Software required: Autodesk Maya 2014.

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, an Autodesk authorized publisher, and I'll be your guide as we venture through the intuitive and fun animation tools of 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 our animation preferences and how to create key frames to learning how animation can be modified from Maya's Time Slider and Graph Editor. We'll learn how to animate objects along a path, how to work non-destructively with the help of animation layers, and how to animate with constraints. We'll even cover some 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 get started.