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Make Me a Maya Maven

In an effort to improve my work situation and life in general, I have decided that I need to make a slight career adjustment, and that adjustment necessitates that I (re)learn how to use Maya. This scares me because I am so far out of my element since I am 6+ years out of college (where I learned Maya as part of my degree). Assuming all I need is a technical education, where online could I start to learn how to model and animate again? I just want to be able to claim basic proficiency on my resume and not be lying about it.
posted by Hermione Granger on May 20, 2014 - 1 answer

Free version of 3D Studio

I need a free alternative to 3D Studio, one that has a fairly similar interface. [more inside]
posted by spacefire on Apr 15, 2011 - 10 answers

3D animation CGI advice?

So, basically, I want to know what the various options are for CGI/3D animation software. Factors to consider are, price, ease of use/learning curve required, system(s) required and so on. I know I'm being vague, but I really just want to know what the various options are. For instance, I have dabbled a very little bit with Blender, but found it beyond arcane and hard to use. Any help would be appreciated.
posted by geekhorde on Nov 1, 2010 - 14 answers

The worst animator I can be.

What animation tools for Mac are not very good? [more inside]
posted by cmoj on Oct 25, 2010 - 4 answers

Best 3D animation program?

What is the best program that I should learn for 3D animation? [more inside]
posted by Wolfster on Apr 13, 2010 - 6 answers

What Vancouver, B.C. schools offer good Game Design programs?

I am thinking about applying to some Game Design / 3D animation programs in and around Vancouver, B.C. Got any suggestions?
posted by smartless on Jan 21, 2010 - 5 answers

How to Slice a 3D Object?

How can I get "slices" of a 3D rendered object? [more inside]
posted by lore on Jan 14, 2010 - 4 answers

simulated 3d from two photos

what is it called, and how do you make a simulated 3D photo using two photos, then animated to flash back and forth? [more inside]
posted by karl88 on Nov 14, 2009 - 4 answers

circles or spheres?

Pixar's Up: 3d or 2d? [more inside]
posted by nushustu on Jun 1, 2009 - 39 answers

How to make an object rotate while banking on a path in Maya?

How can I rotate an object in Maya while it's on a path and automatically banking? I'm currently making an animation involving a paper airplane, and I have it set to bank automatically, but I would like it to fly upside down at one point, and briefly turn on its side at another. I'm very new to paths in Maya, and whatever I try to do usually ends up making the plane rotated for the entire animation. Ideally I'd like to be able to keyframe a rotation while still having the paper plane following the path and banking normally. Is this possible?
posted by N2O1138 on Apr 22, 2009 - 4 answers

Do they sell "Potion of Art Job +1" stocking stuffers?

GiftFilter: What can I give my brother-in-law for Christmas that will help improve his chances of getting a 3D art job? [more inside]
posted by wintersweet on Dec 17, 2008 - 11 answers

How to create fractals within Maya?

Fractal creation/generation within Maya? [more inside]
posted by supyo on Feb 7, 2008 - 2 answers

Educational video - industry/process overview of 3-D animation?

Recommendations for college-level digital art course : video on the industry/creative processes of 3-D animation? [more inside]
posted by Slothrop on Oct 21, 2007 - 4 answers

Please help me learn a few simple techniques in Blender.

Please help me learn a few simple techniques in Blender. Including outputting an animation to video. [more inside]
posted by austinlee on Oct 4, 2007 - 1 answer

What are maya options for learning the software?

How can I learn Maya in two months? [more inside]
posted by prophetsearcher on Jul 10, 2007 - 15 answers

Getting into 3D animation

How do I get into 3D animation? Should I go back to school or can I teach myself? [more inside]
posted by GalaxieFiveHundred on May 3, 2007 - 11 answers

3D animation

I do not know the first thing about 3D animation. help! [more inside]
posted by phaedon on Apr 4, 2007 - 18 answers

Where is this cow on YouTube from?

Does anyone know where the cow that appears about 2/3's of the way though this (otherwise crappy) YouTube video is from? My 3-year-old son absolutely loves it and I'd like to see if there's more from the same animation, or even by the same studio that produced it.
posted by ssmith on Feb 16, 2007 - 5 answers

Pi-ta-go-ra su-i-chi!

In this collection of clips of Rube Goldberg machines for NHK's Pitagora Suichi, was CG animation used? [more inside]
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane on Dec 17, 2006 - 18 answers

Lazy Man's Matrix

3dFilter: I'm interested in making a short 3d animation of a Martial Arts form (or kata). Not really sure how I'd do this. [more inside]
posted by slactoid on Apr 28, 2006 - 7 answers

What percentage for the salesperson?

Does anyone happen to know what an "industry standard" percentage might be for an independent salesperson in the media industry (commercials/animation/print/etc.)? [more inside]
posted by numlok on Feb 18, 2006 - 0 answers

3D software

Recommend 3D animation software with scripting ability. [more inside]
posted by RobotHero on Oct 12, 2005 - 7 answers

I like to model.

looking for a simple 3d-modeler [--->] [more inside]
posted by lkc on Oct 4, 2004 - 9 answers

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