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Maya 2019 Fundamentals: Dynamics, Lighting and Rendering

by Eddie Russell

Maya is the industry-standard digital content creation application in both film and games. Grasping the fundamentals is imperative for any artist bound for careers in these industries. This course will help get you started.

What you'll learn

Maya is the industry-standard for creating digital content in film and games. It is imperative for any artist bound for careers in these industries to grasp the fundamentals of Maya. In this course, Maya 2019 Fundamentals: Dynamics, Lighting and Rendering, you’ll gain a fundamental knowledge of dynamics, lighting and rendering. First, you’ll learn dynamics, focusing on Maya’s nParticle system. Next, you’ll explore lighting using both Maya lights and Arnold-specific lights. Finally, you’ll discover how to render out a scene with animation. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of Maya that will help you as you move forward to master this digital content creation application. Software required: Maya 2019.

About the author

Eddie began teaching creative professionals over ten years ago for Digital Tutors. In 2014 Digital Tutors was acquired by Pluralsight and he continued his focus on creating high quality training for artists in both the film and games industries. With a background in graphic design and illustration Eddie has always been focused on visual appeal. This can be seen through his courses in which he shares secrets for achieving production level quality for concept art, illustrations, textures, mater... more

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