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Old 02-12-2013, 03:48 PM   #1
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Smile Dover Studios Releases Maya 2013 NURBS Modeling Video

Maya 2013 NURBS Modeling Visual Effects Training Video Released

Maya 2013 NURBS Modeling provides visual effects artists with an introduction to the powerful NURBS modeling tools available in Autodesk Maya. The video features crystal clear 1080p high definition video.

Through many in-depth lessons, visual effects artists, Andrew Hazelden and Russell Hazelden, provide numerous tips for efficient NURBS modeling including: how to keep objects organized using the layer editor, how to create accurate scale models using reference images, and countless time saving techniques.

Essential topics include creating curves using control vertices and edit points, using curve primitives, inserting and removing knots from curves, detaching curves using curve points, opening and closing curves, cutting and attaching curves, reversing a curve's direction, arc tools, and creating text.

Discover how to create NURBS surfaces from curves by using the loft, extrude, revolve, and planar surface tools.

Advanced topics include: adjusting surface tessellation and editing NURBS surface components.

All of the modeling techniques are put to use in the final exercise: the creation of a detailed antique lantern using NURBS curves and surfaces. No steps are left out and every detail is explained with easy to follow step-by-step instructions.

Pricing and Availability
The Maya 2013 Advanced 2013 NURBS Modeling video is available today as a download for $49.95 USD. For more information visit the Dover Studios website and watch the preview.

About Dover Studios
Dover Studios, Inc. was founded in 2000 by brothers, Andrew Hazelden and Russell Hazelden, to provide professional Maya training for visual effects artists working in the motion picture industry. Visual effects artists have relied on Dover Studios Maya training videos for years to help them meet the challenges of learning new skills. Satisfied customers around the world include students, freelancers, visual effects studios, universities and businesses.

Dover Studios visual effects training videos are specifically designed to help artists advance their skills in a way that is flexible, convenient, and affordable. The VFX training videos are available as downloads from the Dover Studios website enabling artists to learn new techniques right away and at their own pace.

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