Maya Monday: Random Gems #01

Maya Monday: Random Gems #01

We’ve been collecting great content for Maya over the last year and like to group them by theme to present them. Sometimes, though, it’s tough to find a place for items we want to share, even if they’re great content. Over the next few weeks, enjoy a random mix for Maya Monday.

Free Script – Color Utility for Maya Demo

Alex Mann wrote a great little script for easily changing colors for curve controls and outliner items. Another use is for selecting objects in your scene based on their color. via Lester Banks.

Download the script here

Create a Leather Book with Maya 2018, Photoshop and Arnold

Monica from Academic Phoenix Plus has a 2 part tutorial on creating a leather book in Maya, using Photoshop and Arnold. In part 1 she talks about creating textures for unique assets.

Download project files

In part 2, Monica goes over creating specularity for the metalic text.

Autodesk Maya Autodesk Maya

Make it with Maya Computer Animation Software

Maya® 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering software provides an integrated, powerful toolset. Use it for animation, environments, motion graphics, virtual reality, and character creation.

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Autodesk Media and Entertainment Collection Autodesk Media and Entertainment Collection

End-to-end creative tools for entertainment creation

The Media & Entertainment Collection lets animators, modelers, and visual effects artists access the tools they need to create compelling effects, believable 3D characters, and massive digital worlds. Move assets quickly between creative tools with one-click workflows.

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Autodesk Arnold Render Autodesk Arnold Render

Arnold is an advanced Monte Carlo ray tracing renderer built for the demands of feature-length animation and visual effects. Originally co-developed with Sony Pictures Imageworks and now their main renderer, Arnold is used at over 300 studios worldwide including ILM, Framestore, MPC, The Mill and Digic Pictures.

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Posted by Michele Yamazaki