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Old 04-22-2002, 02:47 AM   #1
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I just thought Id share some of my bookmarks with the board. Heres a few online Maya Tutorials. If you have any you would like to add please post them below.
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Basic Nurbs Modeling

Model a Helmet
http://www.studioexistence.com/sections/Tutorials/CG/Modeling/Helmet/Helmet%201.htm

Modeling A Head using Nurbs-Poly Technique
http://www.3dm-mc.com/tutorials/maya/head/

Basic Curves
http://www.animagraph.com.br/DeathBrain/Basic/curve_tutorial.htm

Spiral Modeling
http://www.christerb.com/tutorials/maya_modelspiral/index.html

Braid Modeling
http://www.christerb.com/tutorials/maya_modelbraid/index.html

Creating Smooth Wireframes with Maya
http://members.shaw.ca/visjes/tutorials/smoothwireinmaya/

Modeling a Spaceship
http://www.ckk.chalmers.se/tutorials/maya/Pages/Lesson5.html

Fish Modeling
http://members.aon.at/bulletin/sushi/

Modeling a Webcam
http://www.io.tudelft.nl/id-studiolab/compvis/learning/philips_webcam/webcam.html

How to make rounded corners with nurbs
http://www.gmask.com/tutorials/corners/corners.shtml


Avanced Nurbs Modeling

Modeling a Speed Boat
http://www.animagraph.com.br/DeathBrain/speed_boat_tutorial.htm

Car Tire
http://www.animagraph.com.br/DeathBrain/Modeling/tire_tutorial.htm

Steering Wheel with Maya
http://www.animagraph.com.br/DeathBrain/Modeling/Steering_Wheel_Tutorial.htm

Sport Car Seat
http://www.animagraph.com.br/DeathBrain/Modeling/seat_tutorial_main.htm

Car Wheel Rim
http://www.animagraph.com.br/DeathBrain/Modeling/wheel_tutorial.htm

Circular Fillet and Trim Modeling
http://www.animagraph.com.br/DeathBrain/Modeling/Fillet_Trim_Tutorial.htm

Its all in the Eyes
http://www.3dluvr.com/rogueldr/tutorials/eye/eyes.html
http://www.edharriss.com/tutorials/tutorial_xsi_eye/xsi_eye_english.htm
http://users.tinyworld.co.uk/steven_tubbrit/Workshop/Nurbs/Eye/Photorealistic_Eye_01.htm



Basic Polygon Modeling

Tennisball Modeling
http://www.christerb.com/tutorials/maya_modeltennisball/index.html

Twist Modeling
http://www.christerb.com/tutorials/maya_modeltwist/index.html



Advanced Polygon Modeling

Modeling an F1 Ferrari
http://www.3dm-mc.com/tutorials/ferrari/

Subaru WRX
http://www.gmask.com/tutorials/wrx_tutorial/Tutorial/tutorial.shtml

Nissan 350's tutorial
http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?p=1351828

Head Modeling
http://www.maya3d.dk/Tutorials/HeadModeling/Intro.htm

Ford Focus Tutorial
http://www.3dm-mc.com/tutorials/maya/car/

Terrains in Maya Part I
http://www.cgrenaissance.com/index.php?page=terrain

Terrains in Maya Part 2 - Sloping Terrains
http://www.cgrenaissance.com/index.php?page=terrain2

Modeling Using Connect Poly Shape
http://www.highend3d.com/maya/tutorials/xen/

Head Modeling Tutorial
http://www.thehobbitguy.com/tutorials/polymodeling/index.html



Subdivision Surface Modeling

Modeling Head using Sub-Di Techniques
http://www.yiqunchen.com/publications/images/article1.jpg

SubDivision Surfaces
http://plissken.fatalunity.com/tutorials/subdiv/

Creating A 3D Ear
http://users.tinyworld.co.uk/steven_tubbrit/Workshop/Subdivision/Ear/T_S_Ear_01.htm

Head Modeling
http://www.secondreality.ch/tutorials/modelling/head.html

Modeling of a Human
http://www.highend3d.com/global/tutorials/subdmodel/page1.3d



Rendering/Material Tutorials

Maya Rendering Techniques
http://smorigin.scm.cityu.edu.hk/intranet/easn/docs/HowTos/index.html

Jittered Tiles
http://www.digitalartform.com/archives/2005/01/jittered_tiles.html

Maya & Mental Ray Volume Scattering
http://www.jhavna.net/scatter/

Mental Ray Depth of Field
http://www.jozvex.com/tutorials/dof.html

Making Water Shader
http://renderfast.com/tutorials/water/

Toon Shader
http://www.fenriz.org/projects/maya/index.php

Glossy Reflections
http://www.jozvex.com/tutorials/glossy.html

A full tutorial for DGS shaders
http://www.highend3d.com/boards/showthreaded.php?Cat=1,2&Board=MayaMR&Number=165969&page=&view=&sb=&o=

Realistic Reflections - Fresnel and HDRI
http://www.cgrenaissance.com/index.php?page=Fresnel

Hand Texturing
http://artur.bluemoon.ee/cg/?dir=tutorials%2Fhand_texturing

Camer Projection
http://www.a3d.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/maya/camera_projection.html

Painting on 3D Objects
http://www.personal.rdg.ac.uk/~sir01rw/msc_cve/How%20to%20Paint%20on%203D%20Objects.htm

Material & light tutorial
http://www.io.tudelft.nl/id-studiolab/ide521/tutorial2_online.php

UV Mapping in Maya
http://freelance-animation.com/newwebpage/tutorials/uvmapping.html

Using Physical DOF lensshader
http://www.worldofmaya.com/t_mrdof.html

Human Skin Shading
http://www.androidblues.com/shadetut.html

Real HDRI with MR for Maya!
http://www.highend3d.com/boards/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=MayaMR&Number=108212&page=0&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=14&fpart=

Non Photo Realistic Shading in Maya
http://www.3dtotal.com/ffa/tutorials/maya/non_photo_realistic_shading/realistic_shading.asp

Breath Vapor Simulation in Maya
http://www.digitalproducer.com/2001/11_nov/tutorials/11_05/mayabreath.htm#

Car Headlights / Misc Lamps
http://www.animagraph.com.br/DeathBrain/Shaders/Maya_car_light.htm

Mental Ray Caustics
http://www.jhavna.net/main.php?page=ref_caustics

Randomly Shuffled Texture Tiles
http://www.digitalartform.com/archives/2004/12/randomly_shuffl.html


Animation/Rigging Tutorials

Simple Animated Chain Tutorial
http://www.alloypictures.com/HTML/ChainTutorial.htm

Character Rigging Tutorial
http://accad.osu.edu/~mderksen/tutorials/index.html

Character Setup
http://staff.ci.qut.edu.au/~barkerc/Final%20PAN%20website/panindex.htm

Character Rigging - PDF file
http://www.subvoicestudios.com/CharRig101-JakeCallery.pdf

Isolating bone Movement with Constraints
http://home.cogeco.ca/~cgchris/Tutorials/headconstraintpage1.htm

Basic Face Rig Tutorial
http://www.poopculture.com/dave/facetut/

Animating Tank Treads
http://www-viz.tamu.edu/courses/tutorials/hunter/presentation.htm

Creating Easily Animatable Tank Treads
http://www.noir.org/tutorials/Xen%20Wildman/treadtut/treadtut.html

Animating a Wheel
http://www.lostpencil.com/wheelie.html

Rigging of Cane-Toad
http://www.cane-toad.com/tuteRig_Overview.htm

Character Rigging for Maya
http://www.spatiallight.net/tutorialsPage/jointTut.html

Rigging A Vehicle
http://www.gignews.com/kappmarch02.htm


Specific Tutorials

How to create DNA
http://www.xfrogdownloads.com/Walli/mayatutorials/DNA/

How to create a Flower
http://www.xfrogdownloads.com/Walli/mayatutorials/Flower01/flower01.html

gpExport - A Maya Exporter
http://florian.loitsch.com/gpExport/

solve non manifold polygonal boolean operations
http://kursatturkay.port5.com//maya/tutorials/tutorial_list.htm

NURBS- Artery with Maya
http://www.3d-corner.net/eng_tutorial_artery1.html

Mechanical Stairs
http://members.tripod.com/llobera/tutorials/tutorials.html

Low-Poly/SubD To Nurbs Conversion - A Tongue
http://users.tinyworld.co.uk/steven_tubbrit/Tongue.htm

Hydraulic Cylinder Setup
http://www.gmask.com/tutorials/Hydraulic.pdf

MEL - How to
http://www.ewertb.com/maya/mel/


Hair/Fur Tutorials

Using Softbodies and PaintFX to create dynamic hair
http://www.gmask.com/tutorials/hairtut/hairtut.shtml

Digital Hair
http://www.menithings.com/manual/Tilt_Hair_01.php?action=how

Using Fur to create a "BrushStroke" effect
http://www.poopculture.com/chris/styles/tutor/paint_tut.html

PaintFX Hair - Getting Started
http://www5.domaindlx.com/htutorial/

Maya Fur: Adding Fur to the Tennisball
http://www.christerb.com/tutorials/maya_modeltennisball/extra.html


Dynamics/Particles Tutorials

Dynamics Tutorial
http://www.visualart.ro/tutorials/cablu/cablu.htm

Particles
http://caad.arch.ethz.ch/info/maya/manual/UserGuide/Dynamics/Particles.doc2.html



Websites With Various Tutorials

http://smorigin.scm.cityu.edu.hk/intranet/lm3/docs/index.html
http://homepages.nyu.edu/~pdr206/sitefolder/tuts.html
http://www.aliaswavefront.com/eng/community/tutorials/index.jhtml
http://www.simplymaya.com/
http://www.simplymaya.com/movie_pages/category.mhtml?cat_id=23
http://www.learning-maya.com
http://www.digital-tutors.com/digital_tutors/display_video_category.php?vcat=mmod
http://www.3dbuzz.com/
http://www.christerb.com/tutorials.html
http://www.formula2complex.de/
http://www.scottsworkshop.com/
http://www.maxschoenherr.de/animation/Maya/MayaPit/pitIndex.html
http://www.3dmaxer.dk/tutorial.asp?ak=666&type=maya
http://www.caligraphics.dk/id2.php?content=tutorials.php
http://www.ice.org/tutorials.php
http://www.3d-palace.com/
http://sander0105.bigasp.net/
http://www.goat.com/alias/shaders.html
http://www-viz.tamu.edu/courses/tutorials_copy.htm
http://users.design.ucla.edu/~cariesta/MayaCourseNotes/html/body_index.html
http://caad.arch.ethz.ch/info/maya/manual/MasterIndex.html
http://www.visualart.ro/learning.htm
http://www.cane-toad.com/tutorials.htm
http://www.kolve.com/mt_overview/tutorials.htm
http://www.maya3d.dk/links/tutorials/
http://avl.etsu.edu/Intranet/resources/polys/poly.html
http://cade.scope.edu/courseware/notes/phenomena/
http://www.worldofmaya.com/index_2d.html
http://www.jozvex.com/tutorials.html
http://www.creativecow.net/show.php?forumid=61&page=/tutorials.html
http://www.mtmckinley.net/
http://www.3dtreat.com/index.htm
http://www.mtmckinley.net/tutorials.html
http://www.web3dservice.com/maya_tutorials.html
http://www.find.com.au/tutorials/3dsoftware/maya/
http://www.rhonda.com/Maya_TopTen_intro.html
http://www.tutorialzone.de/tutorials.php?kategorie=grafik&subkategorie=maya
http://www.3dguidemagazine.com/
http://www.thegnomonworkshop.com/tutorials/tutorials.html
http://www.highend3d.com/maya/tutorials/
http://www.zoorender.com/html/tutorials.htm
http://www.3dcafe.com/asp/tutalias.asp
http://www.ckk.chalmers.se/tutorials/maya/Pages/tutorialLevel1.html


Please contribute if you know of others.
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Old 04-22-2002, 03:40 AM   #2
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Old 04-22-2002, 12:17 PM   #3
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This rocks

That's cool thanks buddy, next month im gonne do a half-year-maya-course and i cant wait to start maya-ing

so this really helps me out then aight

thanks m8

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Old 04-28-2002, 04:24 AM   #4
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Wink maya course

hi Just curious. where you are going to take the maya course?
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Old 04-28-2002, 04:59 AM   #5
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I know VFS offers a 6 month MAYA course, I took it 2 and a half years ago
it was great
 
Old 04-29-2002, 11:13 PM   #6
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two kick azz tuts !!!

ok dudes,
this one is a huge charachter modelling tut...
http://www.3dguidemagazine.com/subs...art1pg1fr18.htm


and this one i feel is even more kick ass...
http://mr2k.3dvf.com/tutorials/max/tutorials_joan.htm


the one above is in french and its done using max...but you gotta b blind if you cant follow.
and if you want to be spoon fed further then go to www.google.com and type in joan of arc tutorial...and it will give you a link to the same page but will offer to translate it(the page) for you...could you ask for more !!!....thank google.

if this page ever comes online...it's worth a look for us mayans...
http://www.mtmckinley.net/

i think i have these tuts stored on my comp.
ok, i gotta go for a infected mushroom gig now(yayyyyy)...catch u guys on the other side...hehe
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Old 05-01-2002, 04:06 AM   #7
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Re: two kick azz tuts !!!

Quote:
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!????!!! That doesn't sound too good.
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Old 05-03-2002, 12:44 PM   #8
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thanks a lot....




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Old 05-04-2002, 10:39 AM   #9
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Unhappy HELP...

Hey guys, thanks for the links...
I'm super new to MAYA and I predict that I'll have tons of trouble learning it...
Hope, those tutorials help...
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Old 05-09-2002, 12:38 PM   #10
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http://cade.scope.edu/courseware/ - holy jesus - ready made scene of an explosion blasting up a house - tutorials on natural phenomenas, ...

http://www.splotsh.com/tutorial.htm - how to animate a polygonal tree with maya - very nice stuff - very advanced using mel a lot - may inspire you to go with mel

http://www.tutorialzone.de/tutorial...bkategorie=maya - see for yourself - an index of tutorials for maya

http://www.rhonda.com/Maya_TopTen_intro.html - rhonda graphics top ten maya tips & tricks

http://www.find.com.au/tutorials/3dsoftware/maya/ - another directory with links to maya tutorials

http://www.medialab.chalmers.se/tut...maya/index.html - chalmers medialab - basic level tutorials

http://www.goat.com/alias/alias_bible.html - the alias wavefront power animator bible

http://www.maxschoenherr.de/animati...t/pitIndex.html - answers to some basic FAQs

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this one's off topic but i thought to pass this on anyway because i was looking for something like that for ages - Gilgamesh posted this link in the modelling forum

figure drawing, andrew loomis - http://www.yoyodyne.net/loomis/index_thumbs.html
 
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Hey, thanks for the multiple links, will use them over the time...
But any of you guys have tutorials in pdf format? That will really be handy...
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Old 05-11-2002, 11:42 AM   #14
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http://www.kiethlango.com

awesome animation tutorials.
 
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