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Animating in Maya for beginners

Andrew Tan, 3D Animator

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10 Lessons (1h 8m)
    • 1. 1. Introduction

      0:35
    • 2. 2. Getting Maya for FREE

      0:43
    • 3. 3. Animation Settings

      2:47
    • 4. 4. Basic and Animation tools

      4:28
    • 5. 5. The Graph Editor

      5:05
    • 6. 6. Character Rig

      4:00
    • 7. 7. Setting up your shot

      8:00
    • 8. 8. !st pass - The Bounce

      20:09
    • 9. 9. 2nd pass - Forward and Rotations

      8:41
    • 10. 10. Final pass - Adding Details

      13:40

About This Class

This course is for beginner, or for individuals who wants to know how to use Maya for animations.

I narrow out the flood of Maya animation tutorials out there into this course, so that you learn only what you need to know to get started.

What you will learn:

  • Where to get an educational Maya for FREE
  • The basic interfaces and navigation in Maya
  • The essential tools for animating in Maya
  • Starting with an easy assignment - The bouncing ball

What you will need: 

  • Autodesk Maya (HERE you can get a free educational one)   
  • Ultimate Rig - the character we are going to use to animate

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Andrew Tan

3D Animator

Andrew Tan - an animator with 7 years experience in the animation industry.

- Currently working on Ori and The Will of the Wisp.

My past credits includes:

Snow white and the Huntsman (vfx),

The Seventh Son (vfx),

The 7th Dwarf (animated feature),

DMC Devil May Cry (motion capture cinematic trailer),

Angry Birds: Stella (series),

Lego Star Wars (short/ special series),

Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures (series)

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