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Maya Basics: Setting a Project

Note: this video is also posted as part of Maya Basics: Project, Shortcuts When you start working in Maya, the first thing you want to do is set your project. That way you know where your files get saved, and the program will know where to look for texture images, etc. Remember to always check the current project when opening Maya, you can find this at the top of the new project window Usually the […]


Blend Shapes

This technique, also know as Shape Animation / Shape Blending, enable you to deform an object from one shape to another. The principle is simple: you have a base shape (the un-deformed state) and a target shape. By determining a percentage, for instance by pulling on a slider, you can by smoothly interpolate between the two shapes: the points of the object will move from the positions they are in for the base shape, to […]

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