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Creating Striking Graphics with Maya and Photoshop

by Daniel Gray, Sybex

Add Another Dimension to Your Portfolio—And Move to the Top of Your Craft Professional artists who strive to bring a new look to their illustrations are using Alias' premier 3D software in tandem with Adobe's prominent digital imaging program to create cutting-edge graphics. Now, with Maya 6, this remarkable combo is even better integrated than before.

Creating Striking Graphics with Maya and Photoshop -- brought to you from Maya Press, a publishing partnership between Sybex and Alias—is a dazzling introduction to the vibrant world of 3D and Maya. Graphics wiz Daniel Gray, with help from an elite group of pros, will inspire you to incorporate 3D into your graphics and think more artistically when approaching your creations. And if you're already familiar with Maya, you'll learn how Maya 6 makes it even easier to work between both applications.

First you'll get the essential Photoshop user's introduction to Maya and learn how to make the leap from 2D to 3D. Then, you'll discover how high-profile artists use Maya and Photoshop together in real-world scenarios where 2D and 3D collide in a burst of creativity. Through a series of interviews that address a variety of 3D applications, you'll discover how:

Featured on the CD The enclosed CD features your own copy of the Maya Personal Learning Edition software plus some support files to help get you started.

Daniel Gray is the author of a score of books on graphics and the Internet, with a focus on the forefront of the digital arts. Writing for a worldwide audience, Daniel's works have been translated into ten languages. His earlier works include The Photoshop Plug-ins Book, and Sybex's The Art of Cartooning with Flash


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by Daniel Gray, Sybex

Paperback: 256 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.56 x 9.96 x 6.96; Publisher: Sybex Inc; 2nd Bk&Cdr edition (June 2004); List Price: $39.99 - buy now: Price: $39.99 and Check links for discounts

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