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Summer 2018: 3D Character Track / Introduction to Maya
TERM DATES: Jul 1, 2018 - Sep 15, 2018
LEVEL: Beginner 
COURSE PREREQUISITES: None
1. Introduction to Maya
$600
Learn the basics of Maya: the Maya interface,
working with objects, modeling basics, how to animate objects, apply
textures, and use lights and cameras to render your scene.
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 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:30 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...
Eriks Vitolins
United States
In 2003, Eriks graduated with a BFA in Fine Art and Computer Animation from the Academy of Art University.  Soon afterwards, he was employed at Rhythm and Hues Studios starting as an Animation intern. Between 2003-2014, he quickly move up the ranks, as a ...
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