Site Index

Interesting Artists

Links and text

Intro 3D
Download Software for the course

Maya shortcuts

Intro Modeling
Table and Lamp Tutorial 

Intro Polygon Modeling table and chair

NURBS Modeling tools

Polygon Modeling Tools

Advanced Modeling
Advanced Modeling   NURBS

Trimmed Surfaces   NURBS pencil

Polygon Modeling Mug tutorial   poly

Sculpting Tools  poly 3D sculpting

*Zbrush  3D sculpting software poly

*Typography and Illustrator

Paint Effects Daisy

3D Printing

Import SketchUp DAE models into Maya  poly

Rendering and Lighting


Depth of Field

Raytracing Glass  Arnold, Maya Render and Mental Ray

*Mental Ray  basic

*Mental Ray advanced

Texture and Composting
Texture Mapping

UV mapping polygons


*Video Texture Maps with Maya and tiff files

Intro Animation
Camera Animation

Animate a Bouncing Ball

Path Animation

Motion Blur

Hierarchical Animation, or Forward Kinematics

nCloth Dynamic Simulations

Advanced Animation
IK Inverse Kinematic Skeletons

Particles and Dynamics



*Expressions and Set Driven Key

*MEL scripts

VR Vive and Unity
0a Unity VR Intro Primitives   

0b Unity Maya  Animation

0c Unity Maya Interaction

Unity Lighting and Textures

*Unity Sound

Unity VR  Ncloth animation

*Unity Mirror Reflections

OBS screen capture VR documentation

*Turn of SteamVR Chaperone Boundaries

*Unity Video Texture Maps

Unity Augmented Reality

*Unity Scripts

*Unity AVpro video plugin  $$

*AfterEffects really basic

*AfterEffects Advanced

Adobe Media Encoder mp4 encoding


Design History  old

*Director Course Notes  really old

*not covered during class