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Maya for Beginners: Texturing

Lucas Ridley, Instructor and Animator

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27 Lessons (3h 59m)
    • 1. Course Overview

      0:59
    • 2. Download Maya Free Trial

      1:18
    • 3. Interface Intro

      12:26
    • 4. Manipulators And Camera Movement

      10:51
    • 5. Look Development Introduction

      5:20
    • 6. UVs - Intro & Planar Projection

      12:16
    • 7. UVs - Merge Borders & Cylindrical Projection

      10:03
    • 8. UVs -Straighten & Transfer

      5:34
    • 9. UVs - Final Ghostbusters Trap UVs

      5:17
    • 10. UVs - "Bones" Head

      9:21
    • 11. UVs - "Bones" Body

      8:24
    • 12. Intro To Shaders

      7:00
    • 13. Lighting Shaders

      7:44
    • 14. Photographic Textures

      5:07
    • 15. Procedural Textures

      8:18
    • 16. Scene Adjustments

      3:58
    • 17. Hypershade Intro & Fractals

      11:39
    • 18. Brushed Metal & Bump Maps

      11:25
    • 19. OBJ File Format & Fix "Bones"

      6:03
    • 20. "Bones" 3D Paint Tool

      12:08
    • 21. Mix Rust Shader

      12:22
    • 22. Ghostbuster Trap Finishing Touches

      12:55
    • 23. Fog Lighting

      8:55
    • 24. "Bones" Displacement Maps

      19:36
    • 25. "Bones" Glass Material

      2:46
    • 26. "Bones" Lights

      14:26
    • 27. "Bones" Render Sequence

      12:22
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About This Class

In this second part of the course series, we will learn how to give color and texture to our 3D models!

"Look Development" is a broad term that defines the stage of 3D that involves several different steps which we will cover all of them in this course:

  • UV-ing
  • Textures
  • Shading
  • Lighting
  • Rendering

We will take a grey shaded model and learn how to paint textures right inside of Maya! No other software needed. The models we created in Part 1 will be used, but if you want to skip that part and start with this one! Download the course files to get all the models we built in Part 1 to follow along with this course!

Download your FREE trial of Maya here!

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Lucas Ridley

Instructor and Animator

Hi! I'm Lucas and I make a living as an animator and director.

I'm originally from Kentucky but have lived all over the US and am currently living in Los Angeles, CA.

For the last decade, I've had the privilege of animating on movies like Avengers: Infinity War and directing short films for LEGO.

I love sharing in my courses what I learn from my pursuit in the film and game industry to help others achieve their creative and career goals....

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