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.
# 1 14-04-2005 , 02:01 PM
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WOW Maya books are expensive jeezz

Man I new they were going to be a touch pricey but jeeez man are they expensive..

I just got back from the city, and I got, ~"Foundation: Learning Maya 6.5"

It has a Bonus DVD with it also... and have a guess how much it cost over here in England?

Go On have a guess??

I mean I know it's expensive living in England but jeeeezz man..

It cost me £50:00

Unbelievable lol

Hope it's worth it though..

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# 2 14-04-2005 , 02:43 PM
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Mate, you got ripped off. I bought the full PLE book suite straight from Alias' website, which includes [from memory] about 7 books each of about 7-800 page also DVD disks for approx £120, that includes the foundation one you have just purchased. Like yourself I'm from England so if I were you I'd send that book back.

I'll try and dig out the site for you!


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# 3 14-04-2005 , 02:45 PM
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# 4 14-04-2005 , 02:46 PM
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# 5 14-04-2005 , 02:52 PM
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Yeah thanks for the info...

I got mine from Waterstones book shop..

Guess it's just that price because waterstones is pricey anyways - add to that the fact that if you order from alias themselves via a credit card you're bound to get a decent price..

Oh well you live and learn I guess.

Cheers for the info anyways... Will make a note of it for future ref..

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# 6 14-04-2005 , 03:03 PM
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why not go back to waterstones and return the book? If you prefer the other deal that is... (it's double the price that you paid though...) if it helps maybe all you need is one book, I've never bought a maya book... i just learnt as I went along (i have read small parts of books when at uni but it's been almost completley learning by doing.)

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# 7 14-04-2005 , 10:37 PM
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amazon.co.uk
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# 8 15-04-2005 , 03:55 PM
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yeah I got the whole Maya range of amazon I think of top of my head it was £25 per book

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