Learning Maya 5: Foundation

by Sybex, Alias Wavefront, Alias|Wavefront

Alias|Wavefront's Maya is the Academy Award winning, premier tool for 3D modeling, animation, and rendering, used by top film houses such as Industrial, Light & Magic, Pixar, and Disney to create 3D animation and special effects. This practical, full-color Maya Press title -- produced by the software's creators -- is the first Maya 5 book available. Artists, students, educators, and hobbyists will appreciate this book's comprehensible coverage of 3D and Maya basics. A tested tutorial, Learning Maya 5: Foundation includes more than 20 project-focused lessons that afford hands-on experience with Maya's key tools. The DVD includes component files plus Beginning Maya ($29.99 US value), a 60-minute introduction to Maya 5, designed to get users up-to-speed quickly on Maya fundamentals. This multi-region DVD offers language tracks in English, French, German, Japanese and Korean.

Ian Cairns, Editor, MAYA Association says:
      "...offers you hands-on experience with key tools and techniques found in MAYA."

Maya is the first choice of digital content creators producing award-winning games, 3D animation and visual effects. Built on a procedural architecture called the Dependency Graph, Maya offers incredible power and flexibility for generating digital images of animated characters and scenes.

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by Sybex, Alias Wavefront, Alias|Wavefront

Paperback: 560 pages; Dimensions (in inches): 1.03 x 8.98 x 7.44; Publisher: Sybex; 1 edition (June 2, 2003); List Price: $69.99 - buy now for Price: $48.99 and You Save: $21.00 (30%)

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