One of Maya’s most endearing features is its almost infinite customizability. Maya includes many tools, features, and functions to fulfill a variety of artistic needs, which appeals to a wide cross-section of people. Everyone has different tastes, and everyone works in their own way. Part of what makes Maya powerful is the fact that anyone can shape how they work with Maya.
You’ve probably noticed that we’ve run into the same tools more than once as we’ve gone through the different aspects of the user interface. Simply put, for everything there is to do in Maya, there are several ways of doing it; there are at least a couple of different ways to access Maya’s tools, features, and functions, as well.
Most of Maya’s commands and ...