Introduction to Maya - Modeling Fundamentals Vol 2
This course will look in the fundamentals of modeling in Maya with an emphasis on creating good topology. It's aimed at people that have some modeling experience in Maya but are having trouble with complex objects.
# 46 01-03-2017 , 08:31 PM
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Hey Kurt. Just wanted to say how nice these models are and very inspiring. I learned Maya from watching your tuts (the orc head, haunted house, franky, etc...) and have since started learning Zbrush as well. I wonder, would you ever consider doing a video lesson on retopo from start to finish. I mean even including getting all the detail back in your model and subdivision levels and all that stuff. Hard to wrap my head around those concepts but I know you are a great teacher and I could probably get it, finally! haha... thanks


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# 47 02-03-2017 , 05:00 PM
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I haven't done any tuts in a long time now. You can ask Dave if retopo or even 3d printing would be something he would like to see on site as it is a bit different mind set as well as a lot of dynamesh work along with other things to consider.. Jay has pretty much everything covered from the traditional modeling stand point with new updated tuts. I would have to see if I have any decent recording software for windows 10 as well.


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# 48 05-03-2017 , 01:54 AM
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We're right in the middle of the biggest upgrade we have ever done here. So things at the moment are a bit rushed. That said personally I love Kurts adventures in 3D printing. I'll be the first inline with cash in hand when he gets the shop open.

I'll love to see a tutorial on 3D printing. Kurt if your up for it i'll give you a shout next week and we can hammer out the details

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# 49 05-03-2017 , 02:25 AM
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Cool looking forward to the upgrade... I have to get some recording software but other then that I should be good to go...


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# 50 09-03-2017 , 06:21 PM
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Might do something like this as a follow up to Bubba, same style and feel.

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# 51 23-03-2017 , 01:54 PM
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a 3d printing tute would be great. Ive covered retoplogising in a couple of new tutes plus dynamesh, with a few things thrown in.

But a 3d printing, with the full set up for models would be great to see I think

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# 52 30-03-2017 , 12:13 AM
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Most likely my next print that i will actually put together and paint as i wont be able to sell him of make copies. TheN i have enough prints to make a nice 3d print reel.

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# 53 07-04-2017 , 04:21 PM
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I almost have enough 3d printed models made to get my 3d printing portfolio up, but I wanted to do one more character that is not designed by myself. Mark Andrew Smith, writer and creator of Gladstone's School for World Conquerors has given me permission to do a 3d print of one of the awesome characters found in the comic. I decided to do Kid Nefarious. The pose is still being tweaked and once that's done I can go into final detailing and slice and key him for printing.

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# 54 10-04-2017 , 03:46 AM
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All ready for keys and final detailing.

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# 55 26-04-2017 , 01:09 AM
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I wanted to do one character that is not designed by myself. Mark Andrew Smith, writer and creator of Gladstone's School for World Conquerors has given me permission to do a 3d print of one of the awesome characters found in the comic. I decided to do Kid Nefarious. It was fun to actually put a print together since it wont be cast. I will try my hand at painting him sometime this week if i can find my airbrush. If not I'll paint by hand.

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# 56 02-05-2017 , 07:58 PM
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An illustration to go with the 3D print.

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# 57 23-08-2017 , 12:15 AM
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Few new printed things Ive done over the last we months.

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# 58 23-08-2017 , 12:17 AM
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8 Inch Character

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# 59 24-08-2017 , 10:33 AM
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Wow had no idea you were printing them so big. One lucky guy you are.

Great looking work


# 60 25-08-2017 , 04:04 AM
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I still have to print them in parts. I want to get the fuse machine down the road no more supports and a bigger build volume. its a powder machine no more messy resin.


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