Thursday, July 13, 2017

Maya 2017 Update 4 now available !








Update 4 for Maya 2017 is now available !.
  Just go to your subscription page to download. 
and here is the release notes for the update:
https://knowledge.autodesk.com/sites/default/files/Maya_2017_update4_Readme_enu.html


so far it looks to be mostly bug fixes.. 

have fun

-=s



Thursday, April 13, 2017

ACM Industry Spotlight Monday April 17th 2017




http://nyc.siggraph.org/events/industry-spotlight-2017
https://www.facebook.com/events/217996998681804/




from the site:

Our Fifteenth Annual Industry Spotlight will feature animation and post-production facilities from the NYC-metropolitan area. Our presenters will share a bit about their company, show some of their recent work, and discuss future projects. It's one of our most popular events each year - make sure you don't miss it!

Join us on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 7:00PM. The following companies are confirmed to be presenting as of March 25, 2017:

  • Aardman Nathan Love
  • Buck
  • Framestore
  • Mechanism Digital
  • Method Studios
  • The Mill
  • The Molecule
  • Mr X Gotham




How to Retopologize like a Boss

Character Artist Danny Mac shares some awesome retopologizing techniques in  his 2 part series:

Be sure to check out Danny's other videos on his youtube  , artStation , or instagram ,  also  Bonus Content on his GumRoad  or CubeBrush site 


How to Retopologize like a Boss:








part 2



Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Maya 2017 : Tension Deformer

 The Tension Deformer attempts preserve volumr and smooth out your mesh  by evening the spacing of the edges of your deforming



Monday, April 10, 2017

using bakeToSkin

While still new and partially unfinished , the new bake deformer tool is still worth checking out and using, especially for those of you that hate painting weights. 

 While not in the menu's yet. you can envoke the tool using :

bakeDeformerTool 


Steven Roselle takes you thru how to use it in this youtube video