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Maya Monday: Maya for Motion Graphics

Maya Monday: Maya for Motion Graphics

The full webinar for Maya for Motion Graphics is online. Taught by Stephen Roselle, Sr. Technical Specialist for Autodesk for Autodesk Media and Entertainment. This is a super useful tutorial for those of you who are After Effects users and are new to Maya.

Maya Live Link for After Effects

Maya Live Link allows you to quickly and seemlessly bring elements between Maya and After Effects. Items that are live linked include:

  • Position, Scale, Rotation
  • Cameras (including Zoom, Focal Length, and Transform settings)
  • Lights (Spot, Point, and Ambient Lights with Transforms, Intensity, Color, Cone)
  • Planes
  • Groups (nulls)
  • Meshes (solids)

Download Maya Live Link    Compatibility: After Effects CC 2014-2017

Maya Live Link is installed here:

  • Win: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\CEP\extensions
  • Mac: /Library/Application Support/Adobe/CEP/extensions

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To access Maya Live Link, open both After Effects and Maya.

After Effects: Window > Extensions > Autodesk Maya Live Link
Maya: File > Adobe After Effects Live Link

For more on how to use the After Effects Live Link, see Maya Monday: Maya Live Link for After Effects.

Maya for Motion Graphics Webinar

Maya for Motion Graphics Part 1 – Intro and UI

Maya for Motion Graphics Part 2 – Illustrator and Photoshop Interop

Maya for Motion Graphics Part 3 – Animation Basics

Maya for Motion Graphics Part 4 – Procedural Animation with MASH

Maya for Motion Graphics Part 5 – Animated Type

Maya for Motion Graphics Part 6 – Rendering

Maya for Motion Graphics Part 7 – RV and After Effects (pre 2017 Update 3)

More from Stephen Roselle

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Stephen Roselle's Blog

Posted by Michele Yamazaki