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#1

 
Maya Interface Tutorial Outline
  • Menus - locating and accessing
  • Shortcuts + Hotkeys
  • Viewports
  • Navigation
  • Polygon Modeling Tools + Setup
  • Extras: Outliner, Timeline, Script Editor/Output
 
 
 

#2

 

   Importing into Maya Tutorial Outline

 
 

#3

Intro to Polysurface Modeling Tutorial Outline
  • Creating Polygon Primitives
  • Toggling through views+previews
  • Using Maya Gumball
  • Attribute Editor
  • Marking Menu
  • Scaling faces, edges, vertices, etc
 
 

#4

 
Editing and articulating Polysurfaces for textile fabrication (Pt 1) Tutorial Outline
  • Chainmail Articulation
  • Extracting Geometry
  • Bridging
  • Normals
  • Mirroring + Rotating Geometry
  • Assigning Material
 
 

#5

 
Editing and articulating Polysurfaces for textile fabrication (Pt 2) Tutorial Outline
  • Chainmail Articulation - Base Module
  • Extracting Geometry
  • Bridging (With Options)
  • Repeat Command
  • Simplifying + Dividing Geometry
 
 

#6

 
BlendShape and Animation for Polysurfaces Tutorial Outline
  • Maya Animation Tools
  • Blendshape Tool
  • Create Individual Pieces of Geometry from "Geometrical Family"
 
 

#8

Exporting from Maya Tutorial Outline
  • Create geometry from Preview
  • Exporting Maya File (.obj)
  • Plug-in Manager