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10 Ways to Enhance Your Maya Productivity

by Kyle Green

In this series of Maya tutorials we will explore a number of useful features in Maya that will help you accomplish many day-to-day tasks with a bit more speed and efficiency. Software required: Maya 2013.

What you'll learn

In this series of Maya tutorials we will explore a number of useful features in Maya that will help you accomplish many day-to-day tasks with a bit more speed and efficiency. When working on your own projects in Maya, there are a number of built-in features that can help shave seconds or minutes off of your current task. While this may not sound like much time, if you add it all up, you can potentially save hours of production time by just using some of the workflow enhancements that we cover in this course. We will talk about the convenience of Camera Bookmarks in Maya, as well as some very useful settings that are hidden away inside of the Maya Preferences. We will learn how to edit multiple attributes from multiple objects simultaneously using the Attribute Spread Sheet, how to create our own custom Marking Menus for fast access to tools and editors, as well as how to use many other features that will help you become more productive when using Maya. Software required: Maya 2013.

About the author

Kyle was one of the first authors for Digital-Tutors, now a Pluralsight company. and has been a part of the team for over 10 years. Kyle began his career in computer graphics education as a college instructor and worked as a Digital-Tutors rendering tutor and curriculum manager since 2002. Kyle has contributed to many of the most popular projects and helped the Digital-Tutors team win awards throughout the company's history. Kyle has had the honor of having his art exhibited at the New York ... more

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