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Winter 2020: 3D Character Track / Introduction to Maya
TERM DATES: Jan 5, 2020 - Mar 21, 2020
LEVEL: Beginner 
COURSE PREREQUISITES: None
1. Introduction to Maya
$600
Learn the basics of Autodesk Maya. This 11-week course explores the Maya interface, working with objects, modeling basics, how to animate objects, apply materials and textures, and use lights and cameras to render your scene. Students will have the foundation they need to carry out the assignments in our programs.

This course was specifically designed for students that are new to 3D, or for students that are transitioning to Maya from a different software package. Students with Maya experience can bypass this course. This course is offered at a lower tuition cost than all other courses.
1, 2 - Become familiar with the Maya Interface and UI.
3 - Creating Objects.
4 - Grouping Parenting and Constraints.
5 - Animation.
6 - Customizing the Maya Interface, Shelfs, Hotkeys, Marking Menus.
7 - Installing Scripts.
8 - Manipulating Objects.
9 - Rendering.
10 - Installing and using the AnimSchool Picker.
11 - Finalizing and submitting assignments.

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Monday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Monday 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM
ABOUT INSTRUCTORS
Justin Barrett
United States
Justin spent seven years as a full-time animator and animation supervisor, working on projects such as Everyone's Hero, TMNT, The Very First Noel, BOZ, and VeggieTales. In 2008 he switched to a TD role, where he spent four years developing tools and providing tech support f...
Justin Barrett
United States
Justin spent seven years as a full-time animator and animation supervisor, working on projects such as Everyone's Hero, TMNT, The Very First Noel, BOZ, and VeggieTales. In 2008 he switched to a TD role, where he spent four years developing tools and providing tech support f...
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