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Maya 2020

UV Layout - Combat knife in Maya 2020

Continuing the modelling which can be found here We look at some techniques to quickly UV an object in Maya. Scene file can be found

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Modelling a combat knife in Maya 2020

A tutorial on basic poly modelling in Maya 2020. This is a continuation of our getting started with Maya series and contains the information you need to make your first model in Maya. The reference image I used can be found

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Principles of UV mapping in Maya 2020

Continuing our getting started with Maya series we're going to walk you through the principles of UV mapping. If you've never done any UV mapping before this would be a good place to start.

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Maya 2020 custom shelf with scripts

Continuing our getting started with Maya 2020 series we create a custom shelf in Maya to speed up our workflow. We'll also show you a couple of scripts we use here at SimplyMaya all the time, along with how to add them to your own custom...

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Getting started with Maya 2020

The first course in a series of tutorials designed to get you up and running with Maya. Aimed squarely at people with no 3D experience. Maya 2017 and up.

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Rendering a movie in Maya

Learn how to create a turn table, render it out in Maya, and turn it into a movie sequence. We used Virtual Dub to put the frames together, you can download it here: http://virtualdub.sourceforge.net/.

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Fast wireframe renders in Maya

A fast way to generate wire-frames for your renders. Works with animations or still shots.

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Maya corrupting files (One way to save yourself from disaster).

Just a quick video for anyone having issues with Maya corrupting files. Maya 2020 in this case but might work for other versions. Good Luck

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Maya 2020, Substance Alchemist

Create tileable textures from photos. Photoshop to Alchemist to Maya 2020

Covers the process of texture creation from a photographic image through to a full tileable 3D texture.

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Texture collaboration and download system

An introduction to our new texture collaboration system https://simplymaya.com/user-content/new/. A look at why you might want to use it and what we hope to achieve with it.

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Modeling a custom fit 3D printable face mask in Maya 2020

A quick disclaimer, I'm not a medical professional and this tutorial is done as a modelling exercise in Maya for our community. Living in a country in which the warning of facemasks is compulsory I was asked by several people to 3D print masks...

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