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Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 26-04-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By dannyngan
ctrl-q. :p

ctrl-q. :p
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 10-04-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By dannyngan
I recommend taking a look at Gamasutra...

I recommend taking a look at Gamasutra (http://www.gamasutra.com) for more information on the game industry as well as a list of current job openings around the world. That'll give you a better idea...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 15-01-2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,791
Posted By dannyngan
No one says you have to upgrade every time a new...

No one says you have to upgrade every time a new version comes out. Stick with what you have and get your work done.
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 15-01-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By dannyngan
I wouldn't worry about it. "Not qualified" just...

I wouldn't worry about it. "Not qualified" just means Autodesk hasn't tested it on that particular setup and won't offer tech support. Things usually work just fine.
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 11-12-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,258
Posted By dannyngan
For the most part, they function the same. There...

For the most part, they function the same. There are only a couple of things to keep in mind:

1) Maya plug-ins are platform-specific. If you use any 3rd party and/or custom plug-ins, they must be...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 17-11-2006, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,387
Posted By dannyngan
Congrats man! It's about time. ;) Say hi to...

Congrats man! It's about time. ;)

Say hi to everyone at BuzzMonkey for me!
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 29-10-2006, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,894
Posted By dannyngan
Working professional here, too. 8+ years as an...

Working professional here, too. 8+ years as an animator and 3D artist in the game industry and still going. Also spent 6 years teaching animation at a university.
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 21-09-2006, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By dannyngan
To set the record straight, both apps are used...

To set the record straight, both apps are used heavily in the game industry. Some studios prefer Max, others Maya. The studio I work for is all Maya (about 200 seats). Everything art-related from...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 21-09-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By dannyngan
I love that I get paid to use it. :D

I love that I get paid to use it. :D
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 26-07-2006, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,052
Posted By dannyngan
Speaking from 8 years of working in the game...

Speaking from 8 years of working in the game industry...

No one gives a rat's a$$ what software is used. Some studios use Max. Some studios use Maya. Some studios use something else. It doesn't...
Forum: Work In Progress 19-06-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By dannyngan
The walk cycle is looking really good. In...

The walk cycle is looking really good.

In addition to the previous comments about the hips and shoulders, I would suggest offsetting the motions a bit more. It looks like the arms and legs hit...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 05-06-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,668
Posted By dannyngan
I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the...

I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Oregon in the US. I focused my work on graphic design, video production, and stop-motion animation. There wasn't much in the way of...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 02-06-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By dannyngan
I keep trying to pan images in Photoshop using...

I keep trying to pan images in Photoshop using alt-mmb and zoom with alt-rmb. :p
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 02-06-2006, 12:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By dannyngan
You could watch the tutorial videos that come...

You could watch the tutorial videos that come with Maya as well as look through the help files.
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 01-06-2006, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By dannyngan
Sorry, no UK studios. It would be cool though. ;)...

Sorry, no UK studios. It would be cool though. ;)

To followup on my original post, the positions are for our Kirkland, WA, USA office (just a short hop east of Seattle). We do provide health...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 01-06-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,924
Posted By dannyngan
You can do a playblast to see your skeleton in...

You can do a playblast to see your skeleton in motion. It's in the help files.
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 31-05-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By dannyngan
Lightbulb Job Openings at Amaze Entertainment

Attention all you 3D artists and animators (working, aspiring, and otherwise)! Amaze Entertainment (http://www.amazeent.com) is looking for talented people to fill two open positions on our art...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 18-05-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,668
Posted By dannyngan
@Mike: No prob about the recommendation. I'm...

@Mike:

No prob about the recommendation. I'm keeping score, btw. ;)

@farbtopf:

I think it's good to learn some traditional animation before diving into 3D animation. In fact, every...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 17-05-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,668
Posted By dannyngan
I studied animation and design in college,...

I studied animation and design in college, applied for a job at a local game company after I graduated, and got hired the same day I did the interview. I spent most of my college career studing and...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 16-05-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,668
Posted By dannyngan
I going on 8 years as an animator in the game...

I going on 8 years as an animator in the game industry. I'm starting to feel old now. :p
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