Autodesk Maya Fundamentals Training Course

Revit LogoThe Autodesk Maya Fundamentals course is designed to give new users a solid understanding of the fundamental skills needed to create beautiful 3D models and stunning animations with Autodesk Maya. Using clear and easy to follow instructions this course will guide you through learning all the major features of Maya. Each topic has a corresponding video tutorial that introduces you to the topics and allows you to watch and learn how functions are performed in a way that a text alone cannot do.

Autodesk Maya Fundamentals makes no assumptions about your previous experience with Autodesk Maya. It begins by helping you get comfortable with the user interface and navigating scenes before moving into modeling, texturing, lighting, animating, rendering and more. Additionally, more advanced features such as character rigging, skinning, animating with dynamics and MEL scripting are also introduced.

Each topic begins by examining the concept behind each task, the goal and the necessary features that are involved. Then you go in-depth with the objective of your task as you study examples and learn the steps necessary to complete it. Working your way through the comprehensive, step-by-step lessons, you'll develop the confidence you need to create incredible renderings and animations using Autodesk Maya.

Topics include:

  • How to create models using curves, NURBS, Polygons and more
  • How to assign materials and textures to make realistic-looking models
  • How to use Paint Effects to paint on and quickly create complex 3D Models
  • How to use lights, cameras, and depth of field to render captivating scenes
  • How to use keyframes, motion paths and the Graph Editor to create animations
  • How to use character rigging, skinning, and inverse kinematics to animate realistic movements
  • How to add influence objects, skin weights and hair to a character for a more realistic look
  • How to use dynamics to create fire, smoke, lightning, explosions, cloth and ocean effects
  • How to enable raytracing, motion blur, and fog effects for increased realism
  • How to render stills and animations using Maya Vector and Mental Ray for different looks
  • How to use the Command Line and MEL Scripting to work faster

Certified Instructors

Hands-on Exercises

Free Ongoing Support

Flexible Scheduling

Course Details

Course Length 4 Days
Course Hours (Max) 32
INDIVIDUAL - Live Instructor Online Course Cost $1,395
INDIVIDUAL - eLearn Online Course Cost Not Available
GROUP - Online Live Training
GROUP - Onsite Live Training

Online and Onsite Training Formats

LIVE ONLINE TRAINING
LIVE ONSITE TRAINING

Schedule

All live online training schedules are customizable and independently set for each student as our training focuses on small group to individual one-on-one courses. We realize you have a life - therefore, we'll work with your schedule however you need us to. Click the REGISTER button to sign up for courses within month you wish to attend.

Registration Class Title Month Price Location Formats Available
Autodesk Maya Fundamentals January $1,295 Online Live Instructor
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Autodesk Maya Fundamentals February $1,295 Online Live Instructor
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Autodesk Maya Fundamentals March $1,295 Online Live Instructor
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Autodesk Maya Fundamentals April $1,295 Online Live Instructor
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Autodesk Maya Fundamentals May $1,295 Online Live Instructor
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Autodesk Maya Fundamentals June $1,295 Online Live Instructor
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Autodesk Maya Fundamentals July $1,295 Online Live Instructor
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Autodesk Maya Fundamentals August $1,295 Online Live Instructor
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Autodesk Maya Fundamentals September $1,295 Online Live Instructor
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Autodesk Maya Fundamentals October $1,295 Online Live Instructor
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Autodesk Maya Fundamentals November $1,295 Online Live Instructor
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Autodesk Maya Fundamentals December $1,295 Online Live Instructor
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