Autodesk Maya 2012:
A Comprehensive Guide

Sham Tickoo
, Purdue University Calumet and 
CADCIM Technologies, USA
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN: 978-1-932709-99-5
Paperback, 624 Pages


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Autodesk Maya 2012: A Comprehensive Guide introduces the reader to Maya 2012 software, one of the world's leading 3D animation and modeling packages. This textbook covers the new and salient features of Autodesk Maya 2012. The textbook caters to the needs of both the novice and the advanced users of Maya. As a comprehensive textbook, it aims at harnessing the power of Autodesk Maya 2012 for the use of animators and designers. Keeping in view the varied requirements of the users, the textbook first introduces the basic features of Maya 2012 and then gradually progresses to cover the advanced 3D models and animations. This textbook covers all the tools, options, and their applications of Maya 2012 to create the real world objects. Each concept has been thoroughly explained through text, practical examples, tutorials, and exercises.

Following are the additional features of this book:

·    Consists of 16 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence covering Polygonal modeling, texturing,
      NURBS modeling, lighting, cameras, animation, Paint Effects, Rendering, Hair, Fur, Fluids, Particle, and nParticles

      system in  Autodesk Maya 2012

·    The first page of every chapter summarizes the topics that will be covered in it

·    Consists of hundreds of illustrations and a comprehensive coverage of Autodesk Maya 2012 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

·    Effectively communicates the utility of tools, toolbars, and shortcut menus in Autodesk Maya 2012

·    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
 

Brief Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Exploring the Maya Interface

Chapter 2: Learning Transforms in Maya

Chapter 3: NURBS Curves and Surfaces

Chapter 4: Polygon Primitives

Chapter 5: Shading and Texturing

Chapter 6: UV Mapping

Chapter 7: Modeling

Chapter 8: Lighting

Chapter 9: Animation-I

Chapter 10: Animation-II

Chapter 11: Paint Effects

Chapter 12: Rendering

Chapter 13: Particle System

Chapter 14: Introduction to nParticles

Chapter 15: Fluids

Chapter 16: Hair and Fur

Index

Evaluation Chapters of Autodesk Maya 2012:A Comprehensive Guide textbook (zipped pdf files)

 

eval_Toc_2012.zip
eval_c04_2012.zip
 
eval_c07_2012.zip

Tutorial files
(zipped files needed to create the tutorials)

   c03_Maya_2012_tut.zip        c04_Maya_2012_tut.zip
 c05_Maya_2012_tut.zip        c06_Maya_2012_tut.zip
 c07_Maya_2012_tut.zip        c08_Maya_2012_tut.zip
 c09_Maya_2012_tut.zip        c10_Maya_2012_tut.zip
 c11_Maya_2012_tut.zip        c12_Maya_2012_tut.zip
 c13_Maya_2012_tut.zip        c14_Maya_2012_tut.zip
 c15_Maya_2012_tut.zip        c16_Maya_2012_tut.zip

Autodesk Maya 2012  ((zipped files))

 

 c03_Maya_2012_prt.zip        c04_Maya_2012_prt.zip 
 c05_Maya_2012_prt.zip        c06_Maya_2012_prt.zip
 c07_Maya_2012_prt.zip        c08_Maya_2012_prt.zip
 c09_Maya_2012_prt.zip        c10_Maya_2012_prt.zip
 c11_Maya_2012_prt.zip        c12_Maya_2012_prt.zip

 c13_Maya_2012_prt.zip        c14_Maya_2012_prt.zip
 c15_Maya_2012_prt.zip        c16_Maya_2012_prt.zip

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Rendered Images

 

 c02_Maya_2012_rndr.zip        c03_Maya_2012_rndr.zip
 c04_Maya_2012_rndr.zip        c05_Maya_2012_rndr.zip
 c06_Maya_2012_rndr.zip        c07_Maya_2012_rndr.zip
 c08_Maya_2012_rndr.zip        c09_Maya_2012_rndr.zip
 c10_Maya_2012_rndr.zip        c11_Maya_2012_rndr.zip
 c12_Maya_2012_rndr.zip        c13_Maya_2012_rndr.zip
 c14_Maya_2012_rndr.zip        c15_Maya_2012_rndr.zip 
 c16_Maya_2012_rndr.zip

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