Hands-on intermediate-to-advanced coverage of the leading 3D software
Autodesk Maya is the industry-leading 3D animation and effects software used in movies, visual effects, games, and other genres. If you already know the basics of Maya and are ready to elevate your skills, then this book is for you. Nearly 1,000 pages are packed with organized, professional, and valuable insight on the leading 3D application on the market, enabling you to unlock the software's more complex features. Ideal as both a tutorial and study guide for the Autodesk Maya exam, this Autodesk Official Press book gets you up to speed on Maya's latest features and expands your skills with advanced instruction on cloth, fur, and fluids.
Features challenging tutorials and real-world scenarios from some of the leading professionals in the industry
Provides you with valuable insight into the entire CG production pipeline
Covers the very latest Maya 2014 tools and features, including updates to dynamics, Maya muscle, stereo cameras, assets, rendering with mental ray, and more
Helps you gain proficiency in high-level techniques for film, television, game development, and more
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