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"Maya® Foundation: Home Study Course - Complete Beginner's Guide to Learning Maya Modeling & UVing"


Maya Foundation Home Study Course
  • Includes:
  • No prior 3d experience/modeling knowledge required
  • Learn Maya modeling and UVing as a complete beginner
  • Save thousands of dollars from attending college classes
  • Save months of wasted time watching irrelevant YouTube tutorials
  • Digital Download
  • 30-Day, 100% Money Back Guarantee
  • $127 $97

  • Buy this Course on Gumroad Instead

65+
Videos
18+
Hours
Yes
Project Files
9.4
GB
Software Used:
Maya 2023

Module 1 includes 18 videos (4 hour and 29 min); each video is 1080p HD and mp4:

  • Introduction to Module 1 (05:25)
  • Setting Up Your First Project (06:56)
  • Interface Overview (18:13)
  • Viewport Navigation (08:17)
  • Viewport¬† Options (09:13)
  • Working with Basic Geometry Primitives (28:00)
  • Object Component Modes (07:00)
  • Axis Orientation: Move, Rotate, Scale Settings (08:30)
  • Setting Up Your Grid, Scale and Heads Up Display (15:17)
  • Saving, Opening and Starting New Scenes (09:33)
  • Geometry Blockout Exercise (1:13:31)
  • Snapping Objects and Controlling Pivot Points (32:34)
  • Triangles vs Quads vs NGons (03:23)
  • Deleting Faces, Edges, Vertices and Making Better Selections (12:38)
  • Custom Polygon Display (08:59)
  • Deleting Object Construction History (04:42)
  • How to Create and Manage Custom Shelves (10:57)
  • Using Display Layers (06:10)

Module 2 includes 27 videos (8 hours and 23 min); each video is 1080p HD and mp4:

  • Introduction (07:25)
  • Scene Setup for Modeling (06:06)
  • Combine and Separate (05:54)
  • Modeling a Wooden Pallet (26:40)
  • Extrude (21:27)
  • Modeling a Wooden Crate (14:14)
  • Bevel (09:39)
  • Insert Edge Loop (05:53)
  • Multi-Cut (18:08)
  • Modeling a Metal Barrel (39:27)
  • Append to Poly and Fill Hole (10:24)
  • Hard/Soft Edges and Reverse Normals (15:51)
  • Modeling a Cinder Block (15:15)
  • Connect Component and Connect Tool (09:43)
  • Extract and Duplicate Components (07:20)
  • Merge and Target Weld (12:20)
  • Bridge (15:28)
  • Modeling a Traffic Cone (30:58)
  • Booleans Legacy (16:51)
  • Booleans 2023+ (26:25)
  • Circularize (10:13)
  • Extrude Along a Curve (23:37)
  • Smooth and Subdivision Modeling (12:32)
  • Mirror and Symmetry (22:03)
  • Creating Image Planes to Model From (17:12)
  • Fixing Your Geometry (29:05)
  • Modeling a Wall with a Window Using Image Planes (01:13:35)

Module 3 includes 21 videos (5 hours and 17 min); each video is 1080p HD and mp4:

  • Introduction - What Are UVs (07:43)
  • Material Overview - Creating and Using Materials on Objects (23:28)
  • UV Editor Introduction (16:50)
  • Grid Settings (04:10)
  • UV Grid Checker Pattern and UV Grid Texture (07:18)
  • Automatic Mapping (12:26)
  • Planar Projections (36:04)
  • Cut and Sew (16:11)
  • UVing Simple Cylindrical Shapes (09:50)
  • UVing Complex Cylindrical Shapes (10:09)
  • UVing Spheres (15:46)
  • UV Texel Density (13:16)
  • UV Layout (17:40)
  • Transform UVs and UV Toolkit (09:45)
  • UV Sets and Preserve UVs (06:53)
  • Saving UV Screenshot (10:07)
  • UVing Wooden Pallet (08:53)
  • UVing Cinder Block (14:09)
  • UVing Metal Barrel (16:16)
  • UVing Traffic Cone (14:37)
  • UVing Wall/Window/Door (45:43)

Maya is the Industry Standard Software for a Reason

You should learn Maya they said...

It'll be fun they said,

But they don't say how, in which order or what to focus on.

When you launch Maya you are presented with one of the most complex pieces of software you have yet to learn.

The complexity of Maya will overwhelm even a seasoned 3d artist. But at least a seasoned artist knows what to look for. As a beginner you don't know what to begin with. Let alone where to look for it.

Deep diving into Maya by yourself will only overwhelm, frustrate and make you want to uninstall it.

BUT DON'T...

It is the industry standard software for a reason.

YouTube tutorials don't help either. There are too many videos, too many people who shouldn't be talking about it and you have to sift through a lot of crap before you find decent tutorials. By then you've wasted too much time and you are nowhere closer to actually using Maya.

Until now,

I've been using Maya for 15+ years and I understand how difficult this software is for a beginner. Because I once was that frustrated beginner.

I've been teaching Maya since 2008 on World of Level Design website. I've also taught Maya as a college instructor 1.5+ years in a very intensive program at Dave School. Teaching over 100+ students whom were complete beginners on how to use Maya from scratch in a very short amount of time.

I've seen what beginners struggle with Maya first hand. I don't want you to struggle.

I want you to learn Maya quickly.

I know what it takes to start using it because I've taught it to so many others and seen them begin using Maya in just one week.

What you have here is not just a course but a home-study course packed with direct how-to knowledge gathered from years of experience. Nothing is left to chance. This is the most direct to the point tutorial home study course you will find.

You might be a complete beginner or you might be switching jobs and need to start using Maya or you are a student who wants to not fall behind in class - you need this home-study course.

In the next 3 modules you will finally learn Maya modeling and UVing and you'll be ready to use Maya with confidence you've seen others do.

In Module 1 you will learn how to get started using Maya right away. Interface, navigation, snapping objects, working with objects, pivot points, scene blockouts, building to scale and much more.

In Module 2 you'll discover all the modeling techniques and tools you MUST know to begin modeling. The course doesn't just cover what to use but HOW to use it.

In Module 3 you'll finally understand and know how to UV objects. UVing or UV unwrap is a method of making sure textures will appear correctly on your models. UVing is probably the most misunderstood and frustrating concept to grasp for beginners. But don't worry, I show you exactly what you need to know and how to do it.  Many techniques and tips are covered to make sure you understand the UVing process.

How to Get Maya to Learn?

If you are a student you can get access to Autodesk products that includes Maya for 1 full year, for free.

Or you can do free trial of Maya for 30 days.

For subscription, Maya has two primary versions. Standard Version that cost $1,700+ annually and more affordable Maya Indie version that is only $290 annually. If you want to use Maya as a hobbyist, freelancer or indie developer and you make under $100,000 per year with Maya you qualify to get the indie version.

Secrets to Getting Started with Maya as Complete Beginner 3D Artist

What You Will Learn From "Maya Foundation: Home-Study Course"

  • Learn the industry standard software package as a complete beginner
  • Save months of wasted time watching YouTube tutorials that don’t teach you what you need to know
  • Save thousands of dollars attending college classes
  • Tutorials have been live tested with hundreds of beginner students who never used Maya before
  • Learn all essential shortcuts and menus that will speed up your Maya modeling and UVing
  • Master Maya navigation in 8 minutes
  • How to use component modes to model objects
  • Learn to snap objects to each other, on the grid and how to fully control your objects pivot points
  • How to block out your scenes prior to modeling so you get the right scale and dimension of your environments
  • Learn over 20+ different modeling tools in Maya
  • How to use extrude to create additional geometry from faces and edges
  • How to round out your corners on geometry using bevel
  • How to use the most versatile and most flexible modeling tool, Multi-Cut to insert extra edges and cut your geometry
  • How to close up holes or open-border edges on your models
  • How to control soft/hard edges on your 3d models
  • How to simplify geometry and merge edges or vertices using the Target Weld
  • How to create arches and connect geometry using Bridge
  • How to use the new Live Booleans in 2023+ version of Maya and the legacy version of Booleans prior to 2023
  • How to create complex circular or cylindrical shapes from flat surfaces
  • How to use the Mirror Tool, Symmetry mode and avoid common pitfalls with Mirror and Symmetry
  • How to fix your geometry using Cleanup
  • How to setup reference image planes to model from
  • How to UV your 3d models - fully explained
  • How to quickly work with UV Editor so you can begin UVing
  • How to UV Planar Project your meshes correctly
  • Learn to use Cut and Sew UVs
  • How to UV complex cylindrical shapes in 3 steps (great for wires, ropes, pipes, etc.)
  • What is texel density and how to match all UV shells in their texel density
  • Why is 0-1 UV space so important and how to lay out your UVs correctly
  • How to save a UV Screenshot so you can bring it into Photoshop to texture it
  • And much, much more...

WoLD Unbeatable Guarantee - Try "Maya Foundation: Home Study Course; for Full 30-Days, 100% Risk-Free

No Risk, 30 Day - 100% Money Back Guarantee

I've packed years of knowledge into "Maya Foundation" course and I am giving you 30 days to let it digest, integrate it into your daily life and make sure this is working for you.

Try the entire course. 30 days is enough time to take the course twice and then decide. If you don't LOVE it, I insist that you get 100% of your money back.

It's simple. Buy the course and try it for yourself. If you don't learn how to model and UV with Maya then I want you to email me. Just let me know why you didn't like the course and how I could have made it better.

This guarantee lasts 30 days, which completely covers the course. That means you can try "Maya Foundation" course and then decide if it's right for you.

I've been running World of Level Design.com since October 2008. I'm not going anywhere. So if you don't like this tutorial course then I don't want your money. I will give you a full refund.

"Maya Foundation: Home Study Course"

Maya Foundation Home Study Course
  • Includes:
  • No prior 3d experience/modeling knowledge required
  • Learn Maya modeling and UVing as a complete beginner
  • Save thousands of dollars from attending college classes
  • Save months of wasted time watching irrelevant YouTube tutorials
  • Digital Download
  • 30-Day, 100% Money Back Guarantee
  • $127 $97

  • Buy this Course on Gumroad Instead

65+
Videos
18+
Hours
Yes
Project Files
9.4
GB
Software Used:
Maya 2023

FAQ

Frequently asked questions. Click on each tab to read more.

Maya 2023 was used to record the course.

Previous version of Maya will also work with this course as nearly all modeling and UVing tools are the same. With the exception of the new updated Booleans in 2023. But I've included a video to show how legacy Booleans work prior to 2023.

"How do I get Maya to learn for free?"

If you are a student you can get access to Autodesk products that includes Maya for 1 full year, for free.

Or you can do free trial of Maya for 30 days.

"How do I learn Maya if I can't afford it."

There is a big misunderstanding that Maya is too expensive. It's not. If you decide to purchase Maya there are few options you have.

Maya has two primary versions. Standard Version that cost $1,700+ annually and more affordable Maya Indie version that is only $290 annually.

If you want to use Maya as a hobbyist, freelancer or indie developer and you make under $100,000 per year with Maya you qualify to get the indie version.

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This is a downloadable product. You will NOT receive a physical package shipped to you in the mail. The entire package will be immediately available for you to download and get started right after ordering. You will receive access to any bonuses on the download page as well (if available).

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For now I offer digital downloads only. This is also one-time payment. You pay once and you download the product to keep. No recurring payments or subscriptions fees. You buy and you keep.

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I've been creating tutorials and selling courses since October of 2008. So I've been around for a long time.

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P.S.

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