Lynda.com Maya 2011 New Features - iNKiSO | 130 MB Gender: eleaning
Author George Maestri explores the significant and robust feature set in Maya 2011 that add functionality for its 3D workflows in Maya 2011 New Features. This course covers the addition of Bezier curves for NURBS modelers, the Connect Component and Spin Edge tools in the polygonal modeling mode, and rigging tools for character animation. Enhancements to rendering and special effects are also reviewed.
Topics include: * Choosing colors with the Color Picker * Using the new Shelf Editor * Adjusting skin weights with color feedback with Paint Skin Weights * Connecting characters to skeletons with Interactive Skin Bind * Making object-level soft selections * Constraining objects to polys * Using the camera sequencer * Exploring the Hypershade window improvements Exercise files accompany the course.