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3D Maya Tutorials For Beginners: Understanding The Software

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Autodesk Maya is a leading 3D Computer Graphics software. The software is widely used to create graphics and visual effects for many cinematic films and video games.

If you are considering to get started on 3D modelling with Autodesk Maya and are looking up for online resources to hone your skills using the software, look no further. I’ve compile a great amount of easy-to-learn tutorials to get you started. As soon as you begin learning, you will be able to acquire a comprehensive understanding of 3D modelling and animation using Autodesk Maya.  I hope you enjoy this article and all the best with your next 3D modelling projects!

Maya Beginner Basics 1/10: Maya interface overview

Maya Beginner Basics 2/10: Setting Preferences

Maya Beginner Basics 3/10: Custom Shelf

Maya Beginner Basics 4/10: Viewport Navigation

Maya Beginner Basics 5/10: Geometry Basics

Maya Beginner Basics 6/10: Geometry Basics Exercise

Maya Beginner Basics 7/10: Custom Polygon Display

Maya Beginner Basics 8/10: Outliner, HyperGraph/Shade

Maya Beginner Basics 9/10: Snap Tool and Pivots

Maya Beginner Basics 10/10: How to Set Up New Project

Once you have familiarize yourself with the Maya interface, try your hands on some of these basic 3D exercises.

Creating A Simple 3D Puzzle Tutorial


Image source: Envato Tuts+

 

Rendering A Realistic Guitar In Maya Using VRay

Rendering a guitar in 3D Maya
Image source: Envato Tuts+

 

Maya Render Shader Tutorial


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Hazel Lee is a digital designer and startup founder from Malaysia. Springing from her love for design, it has eventually inspired her to create this design blog. You can also check out her online portfolio at www.triplebytes.com Yes that’s her on the right. Monkey-ing around on her day off!

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