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Title Learning Maya 7. The modeling & animation handbook / Alias/Learning Tools ; [foreword by Doug Walker].

Imprint Toronto, Ont. : Alias, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  006.696 L479mm 2005    ---  Available
Description 741, [4] p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Series Alias / Learning tools
Learning tools.
Note Requirements to use: Maya Complete 7 or Maya Personal Learning Edition, DVD drive, prerequisite: Learning Maya 7. Foundation.
DVD-ROM bonus features: lesson support files, instructor-led overviews/guide for projects in book, interview with Cathy McGinnis (Alias instructor), excerpt from Sony Pictures Imageworks' short The ChubbChubbs!, Turbo Squid 3D models.
What you will learn: Model organic characters with polygons and NURBS, Model in-organic props with Subdivision Surfaces, Understand skeletons, Create joint orientation, Work with inverse kinematics, Setup an arm, a spine and a bi-ped's lower body, Work with blend shapes, Skin your character, Create constraints, Create a walk cycle, Animate your character, Gain a better understanding of production pipelines by importing your character into Alias MotionBuilder.
"Based on the Academy Award winning animated short The ChubbChubbs! from Sony Pictures Imageworks"--Cover.
Subject Maya (Computer file)
Computer animation.
Three-dimensional display systems.
Added Title Learning Maya 7. Modeling and animation handbook
ISBN 1894893875 (pbk.)
Music No. LMA-050-0021 Alias (DVD-ROM)
LMA-010-0026 Alias (text)

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