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Maya Secrets of the Pros - Expert Advice on Achieving Professional Results with Maya (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition) Loot Price: R680 Discovery Miles 6 800 You Save: R263 (28%)

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Maya Secrets of the Pros - Expert Advice on Achieving Professional Results with Maya (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

John L Kundert-Gibbs, Dariush Derakhshani

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Featuring completely original material from a new team of Maya know-it-alls, this second edition of an award-winning book is sure to inform and inspire even the most seasoned Maya user. In this distinctive "Maya Press "title, a cadre of professionals led by two acclaimed Maya pros, reveal the precious secrets they've learned using Maya on high-profile CG projects such as "The Matrix," "Shrek 2," and "X-Men,"
In nine unique and compelling chapters, you'll get detailed and sophisticated instruction on how to: Enhance fluidity and realism by generating complex motion with Maya Cloth Apply non-photorealistic rendering styles that mimic the look of comic books and impressionist paintings Emulate real-world camera motion, from dolly-and-pan movement to varying levels of camera shake Produce natural lighting effects using global illumination and image based lighting Ensure smooth and accurate transfer of character data from modeling to rigging to animation to lighting Control IK chains, deformers, and surfaces with Maya Hair's dynamic curves Use dynamics effectively to create flexible objects and add secondary effects to enhance your animation Use Maya's built-in noise function to produce powerful effects similar to those used in "The Matrix" trilogy Create a human face from a conceptual sketch using subdivision surfaces


Imprint: Sybex
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2005
First published: February 2005
Authors: John L Kundert-Gibbs • Dariush Derakhshani
Dimensions: 255 x 206 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback • CD-ROM  CD-ROM
Pages: 279
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-7821-4345-4
Barcode: 9780782143454
Categories: Books > Computing & IT > Computer software packages > Multimedia
LSN: 0-7821-4345-8

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