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Character Modeling with Maya and ZBrush by Jason Patnode

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Overview of Maya

Maya is at the forefront of 3D graphics. The newest version of Maya has a host of new features and improvements to help the modeler achieve amazing results.

Before we move into modeling let’s go over some guideline we want to stick with to ensure clean models. These are concepts to follow when dealing with all models, be it a low polygon monster or a photorealistic human.

•   Use quad polygons: A quad is a four sided ...

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