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Add Wear and Tear Texture to Edges in Maya

Add Wear and Tear Texture to Edges in Maya

In the Maya for Beginners class I teach how to hand paint textures, but in this free lesson I show you how to make them procedurally to add some worn areas to the edges of your 3D model. DCS members can download this shader from the resource library....

Top 3D Modeling Beginner Mistakes

Top 3D Modeling Beginner Mistakes

The top mistakes I see beginners make are with: Extrusions Edge Loops Mentality I've taught thousands of students and and answered hundreds of questions and these three issues keep popping up with total beginners to modeling and to Maya so I wanted to make a short...

Make 3D Snow Tutorial

Make 3D Snow Tutorial

In this quick tutorial (<25 min.) I will show you how to create a procedural snow shader for the Arnold renderer in Autodesk Maya. This is intended for people who have a little experience already so if you're brand new I recommend you consider becoming a member and...

Which 3D Software Should You Learn?

Which 3D Software Should You Learn?

https://youtu.be/n4bq8vEF2bQ If you've been following the courses for a while you already know the answer. BUT, if you're new and not sure what program to start learning 3D, watch this video!Ready to get started? Create your account now, or join our mailing list to be...

The Void VR Review

The Void VR Review

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Big Changes for Autodesk Maya 2019?

Big Changes for Autodesk Maya 2019?

Yesterday Autodesk released Maya 2019. I recorded a quick YouTube video to discuss what's new:Read all the newness here: http://help.autodesk.com/view/MAYAUL/2019/ENU/?guid=GUID-AEFFDE75-1F81-4E38-B1D9-9E4C4D23939CNotice in this first Maya Overview video that the...

Working on Disney’s Aladdin

Working on Disney’s Aladdin

I'm excited to announce I am currently working on Disney's Aladdin as an animator! (I'm also still working at Naughty Dog) Of course, that's about all I can say about the project and keep my job. I was asked by ILM to join the project for a short term, which just...

How Can I Help You?

How Can I Help You?

It's that time of year to set goals and make resolutions. What are you planning to do in 2019? I want to know how I can help you reach your goals. Please take a moment to share your thoughts in the questions below to help me better understand how I can help...

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