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3D Modeling for Beginners

Learn the essential skills needed to understand how to use Maya to create amazing 3D models.

Have you ever watched an animation or played a video, and wondered…. How is this done? Have you ever wanted to learn the software that builds these amazing environments and characters? Then Autodesk Maya is a perfect software to learn.

I’m Monica and you may know me as Academic Phoenix. Join me in learning the essential skills needed to understand how to use Maya to create 3D models. In my eCouse, I’ll take you through the essential features of Maya, and teach you how to model complicated 3D objects.

By the end of this course, you’ll have a strong foundation in the software that will allow you to continue in other areas of animation, visual effects and gaming.

Don’t forget, there is a bonus feature at the end!

Learn the Fundamentals of Autodesk Maya

  • Install Maya

  • Learn the Maya UI

  • Model using polygons

  • Model using NURBS

  • Combine your scene together

  • Bonus Material!

Why Autodesk Maya?

Autodesk Maya is an industry standard software that is used by many animation, game and visual effects companies. By learning Maya, you'll have the knowledge to be able to create anything in 3D. All the theories that you will learn, can also apply to numerous other 3D software packages.


What Does This eCourse Offer?

This eCourse consist of 15 Maya lessons where you will learn to use Maya's User Interface, manipulate 3D objects, create simple and complicated models, and so much more.

Not only will you understand the essential tools to create 3D models in Maya, you will also have access to a complimentary eBook and all the completed Maya files for you to reference!

So, if you are interested in learning more about how major animations and games are made, then have a seat and join me for this course.


Vitor Ramalhete

Just finished the course, and its amazing! The way Monica explains everything is half a way to understand and make things right. Simple, organized, really well explained. Thanks a lot, and now let the texturing come! :)

Anu Hannele

This course is excellent, and I would highly recommend it to others wanting to learn Maya. The instructions are very clear and the pace of doing stuff is not too fast for a complete beginner.

Mike Zettinig

I used this course to refresh my memory and bring me back up to speed. As this course was really meant for beginners, it did great at quickly refreshing my memory and confirming my prior knowledge of Maya. The instructor did great at explaining the tools and actions taken.

Sample Video Lesson

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