Menus and Menu Sets in Maya

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 3990 / System Requirements: Maya

For the sake of practicality, Mayas main menus are grouped in what are called menu sets. These menu sets include groups of menus and tools that are meant to accommodate different tasks, such as polygon modeling, rendering, animation, etc.These main menus, as well as others in the Maya interface, can be conveniently torn off for even quicker and easier access when working with speed and efficiency is vital. Learn how to take advantage of these features by watching this video.

i3DTutorials on 4:02PM Wed, 12 August 2009

Marking Menus in Maya 2009

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1964 / System Requirements: Maya

Marking menus are a quicker and easier way of using some of the most commonly used tools in Maya. By taking advantage of the marking menus available in Maya, artists can work faster, easier, and more efficient. Lets have a look at how to work with the marking menus and get started with this video.

JasonK on 4:34PM Tue, 11 August 2009

Irradiance Particles in mental ray for Maya 2009

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 2543 / System Requirements: Maya

In this video, from Introduction to Rendering with mental ray in Autodesk Maya 2009, we will continue to become familiar with the new Irradiance Particles feature from the latest version of mental ray. Learn how to start working with Irradiance Particles and lower your render times while balancing out the render quality of your image using custom techniques and settings.

JasonK on 12:11PM Tue, 11 August 2009

Duplicating Objects along a Curve in Maya

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 148 / System Requirements: Maya 6+

A tutorial about how to duplicate objects along a curve in Maya.

Sue88 on 5:19PM Fri, 15 August 2008

Using UV Sets and Layered Textures in Maya

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 147 / System Requirements: Maya 6+

A tutorial about how to layer textures with different tiling, using UV sets, in Maya.

Sue88 on 5:17PM Fri, 15 August 2008

The Basics of Optics

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 1312 / System Requirements: General 3D

In this tutorial I discuss some of the basic principals of optics in 3D and how they relate to the real world

TwelfthSword on 8:17AM Sun, 19 August 2007