Maya 2017 Quickstart – Create a Low poly scene for Beginners
This course will introduce to the wonderful world of 3d using Autodesk Maya 2017!
Learn the basics and more in this easy to follow project where you will create a stylish isometric low poly scene. This course is designed for the complete beginner and doesn’t get bogged down in unnecessary technical jargon. It’s specifically shows you the fundamentals you need to create 3d geometry and output great looking images.
If you are thinking about learning 3d there is no better time then now with this fun introductory course.
Maya QuickStart Course
In this lesson you will get an overview of the course.
In this lesson you will learn the different options for downloading Maya 2017.
In this lesson you will learn how to:
- Navigate the viewports
- Select objects
- Create objects
- Move and rotate objects
- Play animations
- Use the Outliner window
In this lesson you will create the ground and start creating the wall. You will also learn what the attribute editor and channel box are.
In this lesson you will learn how to add detail to the walls using the insert edge loop tool, extrude command and bridge command. You will also learn what polygon objects are made up of and how to manipulate the shape of objects.
In this lesson you will learn how to create a book shelf and books. You will learn how to:
- Use snapping tools to help you align objects
- Create a project to save your scene
- Duplicate objects
- Rename multiple objects together
In this lesson you will learn how to create a table and chair using the mirror command.
In this lesson you will learn how to create a laptop and mug. You will learn some more features of the bridge command.
In this lesson you will learn:
- What shaders are and how to apply them
- How to change the diffuse color
- How to assign two shaders to one object
- How to use the outliner to get back to your shaders
In this lesson you will learn how to apply texture to an object. You will learn what UVs are and how to assign new planar UVs to your objects. This lesson also introduces the Hypershade window.
In this lesson you will learn how to light your scene. You will also learn how to:
- What the Renderview window is
- The different lights in Maya
- How to apply atmosphere to your scene
- What the render settings window is
In this final lesson you will learn how to output your image in higher quality.