Laxmi Maya Feature Creature Creations

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The days of unrealistic, herky-jerky monsters, aliens, and Godzillas are gone, thanks to the power of programs like Maya. With this state-of-the-art application, you can create fantastically real creatures to take on starring roles or just traumatize other character in a movie. Maya Feature Creature Creations teaches the fundamentals of how to develop, create, and implement your own next generation computer generated character. Written for 3D artists and modelers of all levels with a solid understanding of Maya, the book provides an easy-to-follow process for building an anatomy based CG character with physics-driven, elastic skin.

Upon completing this book, you'll walk away with a character that was sculpted in clay and modeled with subdivision surfaces using Maya. You can easily modify this creature for you ouwn purposes and use the skills and techniques you learned to create a variety of other Hollywood-quality character.
Key Features
* Uses Maya 4/4.5 for Windows and 3.1 for Macintosh
* Details the entire design process from character development, sculpting, modeling, and texturing, to skeletons, muscles, and tendons
* Covers cutting-edge techniques possible with off-the-shelf software Teaches skills that can be transferred to a variety of 3D software applications and your own creature creations


PART I In the Beginning..
Chapter 1 Getting Ready; Chapter 2 Pre-Production; Chapter 3 Biology 101: Imitating File
PART II Reference Material
Chapter 4 Design and Conquer; Chapter 5 Sculpting; Chapter 6 Scanned Data
PART III Modelling For Film
Chapter 7 The Tools; Chapter 8 The Polygon Proxy; Chapter 9 Modelling the Skeleton; Chapter 10 Modelling the Skin
PART IV Texturing For Film
Chapter 11 Resoulitons; Chapter 12 Make It Real
PART V Anatomically Correct
Chapter 13 Skeletons; Chapter 14 Muscles and Tendons; Chapter 15 The Dynamics of Life; Chapter 16 Fat
PART VI Conclusion
Chapter 17 Wrapping IT Up
Appendix About The CD-ROM

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Brand / Publisher Laxmi
Return Policy 30 Days
ISBN 8170083532
Author Todd Palamar
Language English
Subject Computer Science
Pages 376
Binding Paperback


Brand Information

Laxmi Publications is a privately held publishing company and is one of the leading publishers of Engineering, Computers, College, School (CBSE Board) and Children books in India and abroad. It has following subsidiaries and imprints through which it caters to different niches of educational and professional books market.

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