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Old 03-09-2002, 08:11 AM   #1
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Default Maya Books

Whilst looking for a good maya book i came across this place, not sure if they deliver to US (sorry guys) but its 1 delivery in the uk.

http://www.compman.co.uk/cgi-win/sea...e=all&x=40&y=4

i Picked up Maya 4 fundamentals for 29 which is almost 10 cheaper than amazon.
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Old 03-09-2002, 08:14 AM   #2
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great price on the fundamentals.. good link lemmy, cheer for pointing it out!!
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Old 04-09-2002, 05:32 AM   #3
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I live in Canada, but throughout Canada AND THE US, lies a damn good bookstore knows as chapters, I found that maya fundimenals, when I took a glance at it my first words were "This is easy, though it would be an excellent resource for beginners".

Anyway, the website for chapters is

http://www.chapters.ca (I forgotton the us link, but there should be a regional link somewhere through out that site, but they DO take credit cards or cheques I beleive).
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Old 05-09-2002, 03:08 AM   #4
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Yep Chapters rocks!!!......you can pretty much find anything you want there


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Old 12-09-2002, 01:55 AM   #5
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every good canadian know that chapter's rule .
but if you live in montreal i can give you some nice adress for more specific source (like all aliaswavefront learning tools)
and kevin this is totally official....
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Old 13-09-2002, 02:12 PM   #6
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....anyone know where I can "download" a PDF copy of the Art of Maya?
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Old 13-09-2002, 04:29 PM   #7
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This is probably not the best place to ask for that sort of thing... you risk being removed. Just a heads up...
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Old 14-09-2002, 12:55 PM   #8
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yeah, i believe that falls under the category of things not to talk about
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Old 14-09-2002, 09:28 PM   #9
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..dont matter, heard the thing sucks anyways
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Old 15-09-2002, 08:17 AM   #10
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Quote:
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..dont matter, heard the thing sucks anyways
LOL yeah it does suck LOL
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Old 15-09-2002, 04:03 PM   #11
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I actually kinda liked that book... not for its helpfulnes, but just for its visual quality. ;P
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LOL you mean it had nice pictures
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.....this kind of thing brings back some pleasant memories,when I was once painting a horse barn, an observer made a remark to me: " what your doin sure as hell aint much.....but it sure looks nice!"
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Default 17.49 for Maya4 Fundamentals from Amazon

For info - very low price for this seemingly popular book as listed on Amazon.co.uk:

Maya 4 Fundamentals
List Price: 34.99
Our Price: 17.49
You Save: 17.50 (50%)


What do people think of this - is it worth buying (compared to the "Instant Maya" user guide that comes with the software) ?
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4 fundamentals is a very good book, i highly recommend it
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