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
I used one of the sites that you suggested to find a nice photo ref of an old guy. I tried to edit the head but it seemed more trouble than it was worth so i just started over...heres what i have s far...it needs some severe smoothing and edgelooping buts i think its already loads better than my last try.
What I lack in skill I make up for with enthusiasm.