Autodesk Maya 2017: A Comprehensive Guide by Prof. Sham Tickoo Purdue Univ
English | 20 Oct. 2016 | ISBN: 1942689403 | 634 Pages | AZW3/MOBI/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 193.68 MB
Welcome to the world of Autodesk Maya 2017. Autodesk Maya 2017 is a powerful, integrated 3D modeling, animation, visual effects, and rendering software developed by Autodesk Inc. This integrated node based 3D software finds its application in the development of films, games, and design projects. A wide range of 3D visual effects, computer graphics, and character animation tools make it an ideal platform for 3D artists. The intuitive user interface and workflow tools of Maya 2016 have made the job of design visualization specialists a lot easier.
Autodesk Maya 2017: A Comprehensive Guide textbook covers all features of Autodesk Maya 2017 in a simple, lucid, and comprehensive manner. It aims at harnessing the power of Autodesk Maya 2017 for 3D and visual effects artists, and designers. This textbook will help you transform your imagination into reality with ease. Also, it will unleash your creativity, thus helping you create realistic 3D models, animation, and visual effects. It caters to the needs of both the novice and advanced users of Maya 2017 and is ideally suited for learning at your convenience and at your pace.
Following are the additional features of this book:
Consists of 17 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence covering a wide range of topics such as Maya interface, Polygon modeling, NURBS modeling, texturing, lighting, cameras, animation, Paint Effects, Rendering, nHair, Fur, Fluids, Particles, nParticles and Bullet Physics in Autodesk Maya 2017.
The first page of every chapter summarizes the topics that are covered in it.
Consists of hundreds of illustrations and a comprehensive coverage of Autodesk Maya 2017 concepts and commands.
Real-world 3D models and examples focusing on industry experience.
Step-by-step instructions that guide the user through the learning process.
Additional information is provided throughout the book in the form of tips and notes.
Self-Evaluation test, Review Questions, and Exercises are given at the end of each chapter so that the users can assess their knowledge.