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How to Cheat in Maya 2012 by Eric Luhta

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Cycles

Having skill in efficient cycle creation is a requirement of every professional animator.

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CYCLES, or animation meant to loop or repeat, are a mainstay of the animation industry. From games to film, to TV, cycles will most certainly be a part of your career in animation to a varied extent. The ability to quickly create realistic and appealing cycles is the hallmark of the experienced animator. To do this you must be familiar with all of the tools that Maya 2012 has to offer. In production it is common for an entire animation team to share cycles, and so having cheats to avoid little technical problems can have a large impact on a project. ...

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