Pro Series: Maya® 2013 – Essentials: Modeling, Texturing & Lighting
Introduction to the World’s Leading Computer-Modeling Software
Get hands-on experience learning the key aspects of 3D image production: modeling, assembling materials, lighting and rendering. This comprehensive overview of Maya® fundamentals will introduce you to the industry standard in software for the film and video-game industries—the software most used for creating characters and environments.
Create a polygonal model and learn how to light it with theory-based lighting and rendering exercises. Discover how material creation and management relate to effective UV layouts and see why Maya® is the choice of thousands of game developers, filmmakers, illustrators, artists and architects.
What You’ll Learn: Maya® 2013 – Essentials: Modeling, Texturing & Lighting
|Course Content||Software Used|
• Maya® interface and work flow
• The 3D production pipeline
• Polygonal modeling tools, like Extrusions, Cut Faces tool, Interactive Split tool & more
• How to use the Soft Mod tool, Sculpt Geometry tool & more
• Basic NURBS modeling techniques
• UV Layout
• Material creation
• Lighting your model and basic rendering techniques
Digital Media Academy may slightly vary curriculum to better fit the needs/expertise level of a given class.
Who Should Attend: Maya® 2013 – Essentials: Modeling, Texturing & LightingPro-Series Courses Open to Advanced Teens (15 & Older) & Adult Learners | Beginner – Advanced | Open to All Aspiring 3D Artists, Filmmakers and Game Designers.
This class is designed for anyone looking to learn essential Maya® techniques and who prefers hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore Maya’s® functionality.
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Questions about a course or additional weeks at DMA? Ready to register? Please call 866.656.3342 for more information and to speak with a Guest Experience Representative.
2013 Fees & Additional Options: Maya® 2013 – Essentials: Modeling, Texturing & Lighting
|Tuition||$1,425||1 Week, Mon-Fri||Lunch not included|
|Lunch Plan (for non-residential students)||add $65||1 Week, Mon-Fri||5 lunches|
To view all options, including weekend stays, visit our Options & Fees page.
Mon-Fri | 9am–5pm| Beginner – Advanced
|“I knew absolutely nothing about Maya when I first signed up, but now it feels like I could make anything I want.”
— Sawyer, DMA Maya Student