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Maya Monday (66 Tutorials)

Maya Monday

Maya Monday: Useful Scripts & Tools

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….

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Maya Monday: V-Ray Next for Maya Tutorials

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. 

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Hidden Maya Tricks to Speed Up Your Workflow #MayaMonday

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!

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Maya Monday: Destructing Elements with Pulldownit (Part 12 is New)

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.

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Autodesk Reel 2019

Maya Monday: Autodesk 2019 M&E Showreel

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.

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Maya Monday: Maya Freebies Galore, including Scripts, Tools, and more

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?

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The Arnold GPU public beta

Maya Monday: The Arnold GPU Public Beta with Arvid Schneider, Greyscalegorilla

March 25, 2019

The Arnold GPU public beta last week, with the release of Arnold v5.3. Arnold GPU gives artists the ability to switch between CPU and GPU rendering easily.

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Maya Monday: More MASH Tutorials for Maya 2018

Maya Monday: More MASH Tutorials for Maya 2018

October 8, 2018

There have been loads of fun and interesting tutorials dealing with MASH nodes, Maya’s motion graphics engine, that have come out in the last few months. Here’s a sampling of what you can do with MASH in Maya 2018.

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Maya Monday: Edit Mesh Menu and Face Menu in Maya

Maya Monday: Edit Mesh Menu and Face Menu in Maya

August 27, 2018

Mike Hermes has a new Deep Dive video out this week where he goes into the Edit Mesh / Face menu and the tools in the menu: Assign Invisible Face, Duplicate Face, Extract Face, Poke Face and Wedge tool.

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Maya Monday: Tutorials with Free Maya/Arnold Freebies

Maya Monday: Tutorials with Free Maya/Arnold Freebies

August 20, 2018

I keep seeing some beautiful projects with free assets at Autodesk. Here are two amazing projects detailed in articles by two talented artists, each giving away a free item. One is a shader and one is a free eye asset.

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Maya Monday: Character Rigging in Maya

Maya Monday: Character Rigging in Maya

August 13, 2018

Today our focus is on Character Rigging with a freebie called mGear, to make your rigging workflow simpler. Then watch a huge series on character rigging in Maya.

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Maya Monday: Some Maya / Arnold Displacement Tutorials

Maya Monday: Some Maya / Arnold Displacement Tutorials

July 30, 2018

These tutorials are both to do with displacement, but they’re entirely different. First, we have an Arnold Renderer/Maya: Volume Displacement techniques and it includes free volume shader file. Then learn how to create Arnold displacement maps with textures from photos.

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Maya Monday: Pixar’s RenderMan Version 22 is Now Available, Free Download, Tutorial

Maya Monday: Pixar’s RenderMan Version 22 is Now Available, Free Download, Tutorial

July 23, 2018

RenderMan 22 came out last week. Learn about the new features, and download it free for non-commercial use. Plus, a tutorial and a link to more software that you can download from Pixar.

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Maya Monday: Random Gems #01

Maya Monday: Random Gems #01

July 16, 2018

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.

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Redshift and Maya

Maya Monday: More Redshift and Maya

July 6, 2018

A couple of weeks ago we featured a tutorial series from the Redshift channel about working with Redshift and Maya. We’re expanding on this and moving onto other tutorials out there.

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