Maya Monday (75 Tutorials)
January 7, 2020
According to our website stats, these were the Top 10 Tutorials of 2019. It’s interesting that most are technical, not about VFX.
December 16, 2019
Here are some fantastic tips to make Maya go faster with these easy tips from Malcolm Andrieshy and the Maya Learning Channel.
November 25, 2019
In this Ultra Short Maya Modeling tutorial, Mike Hermes explains how to use a pizza pie icon to regulate the steps of your parameter adjustments.
November 11, 2019
Learn about creating hair / fur with Maya using XGen, and working with V-Ray Next for Maya and Corona Renderer in Maya. Get Shave and a Haircut for free!
October 21, 2019
Soni Kumari at CG Tuts has put together an amazing 11 part series on making a hulking, bipedal T-Rex dinosaur with Maya and ZBrush. For fun, I’ve thrown in some interesting T-Rex facts along the way.
September 30, 2019
Brent Le Blanc shows you how to use Substance Painter texturing of a Vintage Theater Chair for film and games. He uses advanced procedural techniques.
August 19, 2019
Autodesk is working with Animal Logic, Luma Pictures, and Pixar to combine all the Maya USD projects into a common USD integration in Maya. Coming soon!
August 12, 2019
Download Bifrost Graph Bifrost Graph is a new plug-in that is available for Maya 2018 and higher. Autodesk describes Bifrost Graph as “a portable, visual, node-based way to design, build, and test custom behavior”. This includes effects, of course, but there are so many other possibilities! Bifrost Graph may just open a whole new world…
June 17, 2019
Arvid Schneider is talking about how to create a realistic looking crystal using procedural techniques, with focus on the unique challenges he comes across.
May 13, 2019
A few useful scripts and tools can really help speed up your workflow. These scripts and tools automate time-consuming tasks, in particular. Free Useful Script Automatically Finds Hard Edges In Maya Lester Banks posted this free and definitely script last week that comes from Play Creative. It saves you time by automatically selecting hard edges….
May 6, 2019
V-Ray Next for Maya Tutorials! V-Ray Next for Maya brings speed, quality, power, creative control and smart integrations to your workflow.
April 29, 2019
These are not necessarily hidden but often overlooked by artists, even those artists who have been using Maya for years. Get out your notebooks and pens!
April 22, 2019
Envato’s CGI Tuts+ has a multi-part series from Uriel Deveaud named “Destructing Elements in Maya With PullDownIt”. Pulldownit is a dynamics solver which allows digital artists to quickly simulate fractures and cracks in models, as well as massive rigid bodies simulations.
April 15, 2019
This week, we’re showing the most recent Autodesk 2019 M&E Showreel, instead of the usual tutorial or Maya feature walkthrough.
April 1, 2019
Here are some great Maya Freebies including free rigs, scripts, and tools… all for your modeling pleasure. Everyone likes free stuff, right?