Complex UV Layout in Maya
Over the last couple of years UV layout in Maya has changed for the better. In this course we're going to be taking a look at some of those changes as we UV map an entire character
# 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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