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Old 24-08-2004, 07:29 PM   #1
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Default THE BEST BEGINNERS MAYA BOOK

I have looked all over the internet for a decent book on learning maya for beginners. I have already bought "The Art of Maya", after reading about it on variuos websites, considered it a given. But now i want the book that will actually teach me how to use maya, just one book. Ive looked at Dariush Derakhshani 's "Introducing Maya 6: 3D for Beginners " but was sceptic becuase of the price , i have also thought about Alias's own "Learning Maya 6 | Foundation". The tutorials looked weak. I Searched all over the internet for reviews, but all i could find are 2 sentence, one sided, descriptions of customers experiences with the book.But could not pick one or the other, if there is another book out there under 50$USD, then PLZ post Soon.


Thank you so Much!!!
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Old 25-08-2004, 03:00 PM   #2
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For beginners, I would buy 'Introducing Maya 6: 3D for Beginners'.
It is over $50, but I think it's worth it.

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS...402287-8301543
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Old 29-08-2004, 07:51 AM   #3
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I just bought Introducing Maya 6: 3D for Beginners a couple of weeks back and just finished all the modeling sections. I think it's a pretty good book and I like how the author wrote it. It's easy to understand and follow what he's trying to get across.

I've dabbled in 3D for a couple of years so this book is perfect for one that's ready to plunk down and start learning 3D with Maya.
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Old 04-09-2004, 02:58 AM   #4
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I need some books too...

Some people in my computer class were reading the Art of Maya, the kids who i thought would never...do maya in their life (heh-heh) and they were doing animation, I mean they cant model..but ya.

I have a budget though, just spent a ton of money on rock climbing gear

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maya fundamentals is always a good place to start, tho i admit, i bought the book but never finished it
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Hey Simon, didnt know you went on this site

I want the vtms but i cant get points.

I'll check that book out, i think we have it at school.
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