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Maya Visual Effects The Innovator's Guide : Autodesk Pfficial Press.

Author: Eric Keller
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Create innovative CG solutions with Maya and this creative guide Professional Maya artists have to think on their feet. It's nothing for them to receive just vague sketches or incomplete ideas of what the studio wants and have to come up with something brilliant. If you're an intermediate to advanced Maya user, Maya Visual Effects: The Innovator's Guide, Second Edition is what you need to meet the challenge.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Keller
ISBN: 9781118654552 1118654552 9781118654880 1118654889 9781118654620 1118654625
OCLC Number: 841915115
Description: 1 online resource (402 pages)
Contents: Maya Visual Effects: The Innovator's Guide; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: Texture Effects; Create Animated Effects with a Ramp Texture; Use Ambient Occlusion for Holographic Effects; Generate Creative Text Effects; Chapter 2: Particle Effects; Orchestrate a Flowering Tree with nParticles; Create a Beard of Bees Using a Force Field; Choreograph a School of Fish by Layering Particles; Chapter 3: Joint Rigging for Effects; Animate a Growing Bacterial Colony Using Joints; Use Joints to Jiggle Geometry; Animate a Magic Curling Brick Road Using Joints. Chapter 4: Creative Blend Shape TechniquesCreate an Interactive Blend Shape Rig; Combine Blend Shapes and Other Deformers to Create Swimming Plankton; Automate Blend Shape Sequences Using MEL; Chapter 5: Paint Effects; Create Bursts of Electric Energy; Animate a Blood Vessel Growing on an Eyeball; Use Paint Effects Modifiers to Deform Geometry; Chapter 6: nCloth Techniques; Use nCloth to Melt a Complex Gun Model; Trap 3D Text in a Spider Web with nConstraints; Use nCloth to Animate a Drop of Water; Chapter 7: Fluid Effects; Create Shockwaves for a Futuristic Spaceship. Propel a Rocket Using FluidsUse a Fluid Mesh to Build a Head; Chapter 8: nHair and Fur Effects; Create an Animated Jellyfish with nHair; Create a Dynamic Rig for Medusa's Snakes; Animate Crop Circles Using Fur; Index.
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Create innovative CG solutions with Maya and this creative guide Professional Maya artists have to think on their feet. It's nothing for them to receive just vague sketches or incomplete ideas of  Read more...

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