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MaDSheeP
10-18-2002, 01:38 PM
A Very in depth story and with some great pictures of Maya on the Mac! :)

http://www.apple.com/creative/videophoto/gnomon/

And if you are wondering who Alex Alvarez is:

Check out http://www.thegnomonworkshop.com/
or their online tutorials at http://www.gnomononline.com/modeling.html

meloncully
10-20-2002, 10:51 PM
i wish i had that kinda setup :eek: :eek: :love:

PixelShader
10-21-2002, 05:00 AM
That's just funny considering that they do all their training on SGI's and NT workstations. :beer:

Geoff.

AlexAlvarez
10-22-2002, 09:15 PM
:)

Well, true, at the Gnomon School, we run the labs on NT/2000 (used to be all IRIX, then one windows lab, then 2, and finally just upgraded our last SGI lab to Windows boxes). This is why the Apple story does not focus on the Gnomon School, but on Gnomon Online and the Gnomon Workshop.

We have some new DVDs coming out next month which were made with Maya running on OS-X... and Gnomon Online has several tutorials made with Maya on the Mac.

wlau
10-22-2002, 11:03 PM
That's a really cool story.

I haven't heard much regarding Maya 4.5 on Mac OSX, but can anyone comment on how the performance is from personal use?

And yeah, I wish I had that setup too of course.

MaDSheeP
10-23-2002, 09:44 AM
Hey Alex... is the news on the next DVD's top secret?

if not.. are they conversions.. or all new goodies? :bounce:

amckay
10-24-2002, 05:17 AM
Got any dvd's on maya fluids? :)

verti
10-24-2002, 04:14 PM
my friend uses maya 4.5 on jaguar os x 10.2.1, dual 1ghz g4 with 1,5gb of ram... and... it's... weeeeeeeeee... works really really good... enough for him at least :)

v.

TRi-14
10-25-2002, 05:50 AM
we got a G4 mac at my work, and loaded up Maya on it..i could not see using it as a main machine...a mac to me is mearly a 'Toy'.
Pc is the only way to go here...

TRi-14

P.S. Hi Alex, how have you been?

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