The focus of this course is learning the software, not on creating your own project. Examples will be used for demonstration and practice. This course is a great foundation to continue with a Maya Intermediate course which is more designed to dive deeper into Maya by creating your own projects. The exam is a separate product that can be purchased at Certiport.
Basic computer skills.
Language: English or German.
Maya 2020 or 2019, Free Educational License downloaded on your computer.
Exams and Certifications
To be announced.
Who should attend
Beginners or Maya users who want to prepare for the Autodesk Maya User certification exam.
R 6 500 excl VAT
Course Objectives: After completing this course students will be able to:
Understand the software’s user interface
Learn how to manage a scene project and navigate through the Maya workspace
Learn essential skills for Modelling, Texturing, Animation, Rigging, Cameras, Lighting and Rendering
Course Outline: Day 1: UI/Object Management:
Identify object details and Outliner feature
Use the Attribute Editor
Determine poly count
Edit polygon surfaces
Identify the typical workflow when smoothing meshes
Use 2d NURBS tools
Use Polygon Modelling tools
Day 2: Materials /Shading:
Set material attributes
Use materials and textures
Differentiate light types
Differentiate camera types
Safe title and safe action
Identify camera attribute names or values
Configure Render Settings
Describe raytrace / scanline quality settings
List and differentiate renderers
Day 3: Animation:
Create a path animation and evaluate an object along a path
Edit animation curves using the Graph Editor
Locate the value of an animated attribute
Identify IK Handles and controls
Maya Intermediate Course (dive deeper into Maya by creating your own project)