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Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 08-10-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By David
thank you for sharing the solution you came up...

thank you for sharing the solution you came up with, and welcome to the forum

with luck it will help out some other people

Dave :)
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 01-10-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By David
Time flies I started this place in 1999, 23 years...

Time flies I started this place in 1999, 23 years ago of course back in the early days we ran a forum that was text-based with no database the new web 2.0 lol version was started a belive just a few...
Forum: Site News & Announcements 28-09-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By David
Effects of The Mandalorian

Congrats to everyone that worked on this great show, really cool breakdown.

https://simplymaya.com/news/the-emmy-winning-special-visual-effects-of-the-mandalorian-season-2/

David :)
Forum: Maya Technical Issues 20-09-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By David
As far as i know there is no way to change this,...

As far as i know there is no way to change this, as the material viewer in the hypershade is not connected to the render settings it's simply a preview.

I never use it though i prefer to use the...
Forum: Site News & Announcements 08-09-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,108
Posted By David
New bifrost looks interesting notes here ...

New bifrost looks interesting

notes here
https://help.autodesk.com/view/BIFROST/ENU/?guid=Bifrost_ReleaseNotes_release_notes_release_notes_2_2_1_2_html
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 02-09-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,089
Posted By David
Mt THX is correct what your looking to do is...

Mt THX is correct what your looking to do is really not that basic.

Try this if you want to cover some basic modeling...
Forum: Board Questions & Suggestions 25-03-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,710
Posted By David
We have no issues with chrome (that I know of) I...

We have no issues with chrome (that I know of) I use it myself, could it be some chrome extension you have installed? Do you get any errors with chrome on the site or does it simply not log you in....
Forum: Finished Work 05-02-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,892
Posted By David
very nice I love the addition of the paint cans. ...

very nice I love the addition of the paint cans.

Thanks for showing it off.
Dave :)
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 10-01-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,190
Posted By David
Hey, we would love to be able to. However, we use...

Hey, we would love to be able to. However, we use clearkey to secure videos. This is an encryption method that every major browser is supposed to support (According to the w3c)

It's supposed to be...
Forum: Maya Technical Issues 09-07-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 10,846
Posted By David
change the shader on the base mesh to an Arnold...

change the shader on the base mesh to an Arnold material this should at least show the base mesh as grey
Forum: Site News & Announcements 13-04-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 35,288
Posted By David
New tutorial - UV Layout - Combat knife in Maya 2020

Continuing the modelling which can be found https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRZexOqjd1U We look at some techniques to quickly UV an object in Maya. Scene file can be found here...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 10-04-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,260
Posted By David
and here is how I would UV it ...

and here is how I would UV it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKX5Nr9cScE&feature=youtu.be

hope it's of some use to you.
All the best
David
Forum: Site News & Announcements 09-04-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,470
Posted By David
New tutorial - Modelling a combat knife in Maya 2020

A tutorial on basic poly modelling in Maya 2020. This is a continuation of our getting started with Maya series and contains the information you need to make your first model in Maya.

A full Uv...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 09-04-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,260
Posted By David
My workflow for modelling a knife...

My workflow for modelling a knife https://youtu.be/tRZexOqjd1U I wanted to make this basic so people who where new to the software could watch it. It may be a little too basic for you.

That said I...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 09-04-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,260
Posted By David
Hi yes, the texture will work if you triangulate...

Hi yes, the texture will work if you triangulate after the UV is done.

take a look at the two images the first is the object quadded with texture the second is triangulated.

I'll get that video...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 08-04-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,088
Posted By David
Hi Tex, Welcome to SimplyMaya i Made you a...

Hi Tex,

Welcome to SimplyMaya i Made you a short video which I hope will help

https://youtu.be/8q4mDVXXweM

All the best
David
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 07-04-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,922
Posted By David
Texture collaboration and download system

An introduction to our new texture collaboration https://simplymaya.com/user-content/new/.

Find the video here. https://youtu.be/DVMd3nA24uk

A look at why you might want to use it and what...
Forum: Site News & Announcements 07-04-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,718
Posted By David
New tutorial - Principles of UV mapping in Maya 2020

Continuing our getting started with Maya series we're going to walk you through the principles of UV mapping. If you've never done any UV mapping before this would be a good place to start.
...
Forum: Site News & Announcements 07-04-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 7,311
Posted By David
New tutorial - Maya 2020 custom shelf with scripts

https://youtu.be/T99-cRe3kW0

T99-cRe3kW0

Continuing our getting started with Maya 2020 series we create a custom shelf in Maya to speed up our workflow. We'll also show you a couple of scripts...
Forum: Site News & Announcements 07-04-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 7,141
Posted By David
New tutorial - Getting started with Maya 2020

uNGCemkaV1Y

https://youtu.be/uNGCemkaV1Y

The first course in a series of tutorials designed to get you up and running with Maya. Aimed squarely at people with no 3D experience. Maya 2017 and up.
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