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The Ultimate Collection Of Maya 3D Tutorials

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Ever wonder how animated films like Ice Age are made? Maya is the answer. Maya (or Autodesk Maya, having recently been acquired by Autodesk) is powerful 3D modeling, animation, texturing, rendering and visual effects software.

Maya was developed for the film industry and is now being used for design, visual effects, games, film, animation, visualization and simulation. The most significant thing that sets it apart from other 3D packages — and the reason it is used so widely in these major industries — is that it is highly customizable. Big studios can write custom code to suit their productions using the software’s development kit. This makes Maya highly adaptable to any workflow.

Below, we feature tutorials that address most Maya-related topics for beginners and advanced users. These tutorials cover almost everything Maya has to offer, from modeling to the final rendering process.

For Beginners Link

Poly Head Modeling1

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Box Modeling a Male3
Brief tutorial on the box-modeling technique.

Box Modeling4

Low Poly Character5
In this tutorial, you will see how to create a low poly character in 3D.

6

Real-Time Character Modeling7
Modeling a real-time character.

Realtime8

Subdivision Surfaces9
Use subdivision surfaces to model a character in Maya.

Subdivision Surfaces10

Face11
This video tutorial teaches you how to model a face in Maya using polygons.

12

Texture Map NURBS Dragon
This tutorial teaches you how to paint 3D texture maps onto a NURBS dragon model.

Layered Texture13
In this tutorial, you learn how to use the alpha channel of your projected image to “stencil” your image over or under other images in your geometry using a layered shader.

14

Fur15
Basic tutorial on Maya fur.

16

Tree17
Create a realistic tree in Maya.

18

Grass19
Creating simple grass in Maya.

20

CG Nature21
This tutorial shows you how to make terrain, trees and grass using Maya.

22

Human Anatomy UV Coordinates Setup for Texturing23
Learn how to create your UV texture maps correctly so that they don’t blur or stretch.

24

Coin25
This tutorial shows you how to create a very realistic coin using Maya.

26

Keroro Gunso27
In this Maya tutorial, you learn how to model Keroro Gunso.

keroro Gunso28

Coffee cup29
This tutorial shows you how to create a coffee cup in Maya.

30

Screwdriver31
This is a basic modeling tutorial that teaches you how to create a screw-driver and then use Final Gather to render global illumination, HDRI and depth of field.

32

Onion33
Create a realistic-looking onion in Maya.

34

Mud Effect35
Tutorial on creating a dynamic mud effect in Maya using soft body.

36

Wine Glass37
This video tutorial teaches you how to model a wine glass in Maya.

Wine Glass38

LCD Monitor
In this tutorial, you learn the basic modeling of an LCD monitor in Maya.

Toilet39
Tutorial on modeling a simple toilet in Maya.

40

Cigarette Box41
In this tutorial, you learn basic modeling and UV mapping for a cigarette box.

42

Tea Cup43
In this tutorial, you learn how to model and texture a tea cup.

44

Space Ship45
Learn how to model a space ship.

46

Airplane
Video tutorial shows you how to model an airplane in Maya.

Airplane

Tarantula47
Tutorial shows you how to model a tarantula in Maya.

Spider48

Paint Geometry Tool
The Paint Geometry Tool can be very useful when adding anything that needs to be duplicated and randomized across a given surface. In this tutorial, you learn all the basics of Maya`s Geometry Tool.

Paint Geometry

Using Bump Map to Sculpt Details

Bump Map

Rendering Wireframe
This tutorial shows you how to render wireframes on top of 3D models.

Wireframe

Subsurface Scattering49
Simulating subsurface scattering with Mental Ray.

Subsurface Scattering50

3D Cloud Shader
Create a realistic cloud in Maya using fluids.

Light Lamp
Creating a realistic lamp light using Maya.

Light Lamp

Mental Ray Studio Lighting51
This tutorial teaches you how to achieve a basic studio lighting setup with Maya and Mental Ray, using a single HDR image and Final Gather.

52

Maya Optics
A brief explanation of how lighting works in Maya and how it is different from physical real-world lighting.

Getting Started With Mental Ray`s Final Gather
Basic guide teaches you how to use Mental Ray’s Final Gather to render a model.

Final Gather

Light53
A detailed tutorial on lighting in Maya.

Light54

Studio Lighting in Autodesk Maya 200955
Tutorial gives brief explanation on studio lighting in Maya 2009.

Studio Lighting 200956

Image-Based Lighting
In this video tutorial, you learn how to create shadows under an object with a photorealistic image in the background.

HDRI in Mental Ray57
This tutorial demonstrates how to use HDRI to achieve photorealistic rendering in Maya.

HDRI in Mental Ray58

Realistic Lighting with LDRI Images59

LDRI60

Chrome Car Rims61
This tutorial guides you through the process of creating realistic-looking chrome car rims.

62

MapCreation in Maya 200963
Video examines how, using Maya 2009’s new render pass features, we can easily export a normal map from high poly geometry.

64

Realistic Glass65
This tutorial explains three methods of creating realistic glass in Maya.

Glass66

Tennis Ball Fur

67Tennis Ball Fur

Tire Cover
This tutorial shows how to model difficult rotating objects.

Cable
In this tutorial, you learn how to make a simple NURBS cylinder behave like a real cable, affected by gravity, elasticity and other real-life physical forces.

Hair styles with Maya fur
In this tutorial, you learn how to create various hairstyles with the Maya fur plug-in.

Hair Dynamics

Hair Dynamics

Dynamic Telephone Cord
This tutorial shows you how to create a dynamic telephone cord using Maya Hair.

Telephone Cord

Crowd
Create a simple crowd in Maya with the help of the CrowdMaker Rendering Engine.

Cobblestone68
This tutorial guides you through creating a 3D mesh in Maya that will be used for repeating material. It also includes instructions on how to create the model and then obtain a color map and normal map from the model.

69

Sport Car Nissan 350-Z
Tutorial explains how to create 350Z’s body using polygonal modeling with blueprints in Maya.

Nissan 350-Z

Bee
This basic tutorial covers topics such as modeling, texturing, rigging, animation, rendering and particles.

Bee

Using Sun and Sky in Mental Ray with Maya
This tutorial demonstrates Sun and Sky system options in the Mental Ray Maya rendering engine.

Tire70
In this tutorial, you see how to create realistic-looking sports car tire in Maya.

71

Candle Flame72
Create a realistic candle flame in Maya.

Candle Flame73

UV mapping Techniques
This tutorial shows most of the UV mapping techniques and tricks of Maya software.

Water from Particle
Learn how to create realistic water, with effects, from Particle in Maya.

Water

Pillow with ncloth
Maya ncloth provides excellent ways for CG artists to create realistic clothing. It simulates real-life factors such as forces acting, friction, rigidity, glue strength, pressure, tearing surfaces, etc. This video tutorial teaches you how to use ncloth to create a pillow.

nCloth

Controlling Fog Density74
Create and control a fog effect in Maya.

Fog Density75

Optimized Caustics in Maya Mental Ray76
In this tutorial, you learn how to make fast and optimized caustics effect with Maya and Mental Ray.

77

Coca-Cola Bottle78
Modeling a Coca-Cola bottle in Maya.

79

Shelves And Mel scripts80
Mel is a scripting language for Maya that is similar to C. Using Maya’s Mel scripts, you can link objects, loop an action, simulate real-world dynamics and do many other things. This tutorial teaches you how to make shelves and create Mel scripts to speed up repetitive tasks.

Mel81

Tank82
This tutorial focuses on making tank treads using Mel scripts.

83

Making eyelid rig with driven keys and expressions84
This tutorial teaches you how to create an eyelid rig with driven keys and expressions.

85

Growing Flowers86
In this tutorial, you see how to create a growing flower animation.

Growing Flowers87

Stormy Ocean88
This animation tutorial teaches you how to create a realistic ocean storm.

Stromy89

Clock Animation
Create a clock animation using Maya Expression.

Lava Effect
This tutorial explains how to make a shader for lava effects using Maya’s material editor, called Hypershade.

Lava

Rocket90
Model a rocket with a particle trail in Maya.

Rocket91

Particle Emission When Objects Collide92
Emit particles at the exact location of the collision of objects.

Particle Emission93

Destroying A Wall
Destroy a wall using rigid bodies and particles in Maya.

Rigid Body Collision Detection94

95

Spaceship Fleet
This animation tutorial shows you how to use the particle instancer to create a fleet of spaceships flying across a plain.

Bend Deformer96
This Maya tutorial covers the use of the Bend Deformer, which links one attribute to another, and the use of math in expressions to create animation.

Bend Deformer97

Rotating Wheels
Learn how to create an animation of a wheel that rotates in sync with the speed of the car. The final animation is more accurate and realistic.

Rotating Wheels

Falling Leaves
Create a falling leaves animation in Maya using nCloth and Paint Effects.

Falling Leaves

Yoyo Animation98
Tutorial on animating a yo-yo, with the string wrapping around the fingers of a deforming hand.

Yoyo99

Muscle Rigging
Maya tutorial on creating muscles that contract and expand a few frames before the limb moves.

Muscle Rigging

Instancing Animated Geometry To Particles
Particle Instancing saves time when animating many identical objects in a scene.

Mechanical Stairs
This tutorial teaches you how to create a set of mechanical stairs.

BlendShapes100
This Maya tutorial explains the process of using BlendShapes for facial animation.

Blend Shapes101

Domino Effect
This tutorial teaches you how to set up the geometry of a domino effect and apply a passive-to-active key switch.

Domino Effect

Jellyfish102
This tutorial shows you how to create and animate jellyfish. It covers many topics such as modeling, texturing, animation and paint effects.

Jellyfish103

Motion Blur
Add motion blur to your 3D animation in post-production by creating 2-D motion vectors in Maya.

Motion Blur

Maya Live
Maya Live is a set of motion-tracking tools for matching CG to clean plate footage. This basic tutorial teaches you how to use Maya Live.

Maya Live

Hotbox
Hotbox is a great feature of Maya that will increase your speed and productivity. It allows artists to access every tool in Maya with the keyboard space bar, without having to waste time searching for tools and menu items all over the large Maya interface.

Hotbox

Irradiance Particles in Mental Ray
Learn how to use the powerful irradiance particle system in Mental Ray to lower your rendering times while balancing the rendering quality of your image using custom techniques and settings.

Irradiance

For Advanced Users Link

The tutorials featured below come from skilled professionals who work in the CG industry and are intended for advanced users of Maya software. You can use these techniques in other 3D software packages as well. Some of the tutorials use other packages like ZBrush, Mudbox and Photoshop in combination with Maya for best results. Before you begin any of these tutorials, make sure you have enough processing power: most of these tutorials are resource hungry. If you perfect the basic techniques covered above, try to use your skills to work on some of the high-quality projects featured below. Practice is the key to success.

Modeling a Character
In this tutorial, you see how Carsten Lind creates a character model in Maya.

American Alligator
See how Massimo Righi creates a sunbathing American alligator.

Alligator

Next-Gen Environment Textures
A tutorial by Daniel Vijoi on creating next-gen environment textures in Maya. This tutorial focuses more on texturing.

Sohrab104
Making Sohrab, by Farzad Dalvand.

Sohrab105

Male Green Frog
Tutorial teaches you how to create a photorealistic render and 3D model that can be used for animation.

Male Green Frog Tutorial

Steam MasterNext106
Making Steam Master: next-gen game head by Sorin Lupu.

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Spitfire War Plane108
In this tutorial, you see how to model a Spitfire war plane.

109

Swimsuit Babe110
Make an attractive woman, by Jimmy Chow.

111

Fruit Tarts112
Make lovely fruit tarts, by Hau Ming.

113

Last ELF114
Make the Last Elf in Maya. The author, Piotr Fox Wysocki, has done everything in detail to give it a real-life look.

115

Skullhead Mobster116
Making Skullhead Mobster, by Harsh Borah.

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Prince118
Making Prince, by Robert Vari.

119

Tiger Zoo120
Making Tiger Zoo, by Massimo Righi.

121

Prehistoric Animals122
A demonstration of how this artist renders realistic-looking prehistoric animals.

123

Ingrid Bergman124
Making Ingrid Bergman, by Max Edwin Wahyudi.

125

Morgane126
Modeling Morgane in Maya, by Cousigne Adrien.

127

Breaking Subsurface Scattering into Render Layers in Maya
This tutorial is about the process of breaking the subsurface into rendering layers and compositing them in post.

Portrait of a Troll128
Jonas Persson creates this Portrait of a Troll.

129

Cheese Platter130
Detailed tutorial on making a cheese platter, by Hau Ming.

131

Quiet Room
Making a quiet room, by Yan Chan.

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Gladiator133
Making a gladiator, by Christopher ADAJAR.

134

Joker135
Making the Joker, by Mohammadtaghi Aibaghi Esfehani. The detailing is done with ZBrush, texturing and matte painting and shave and haircut with Adobe Photoshop, and the finaly rendering with Mental Ray.

136

Varga137
Making Varga in Maya.

138

Old Farm
Creating an old farm, by Daniel VIJOI.

Trapped
Making Trapped, by Massimo Righi.

Trapped

Fatjon’s Performance139
Making of Fatjon’s Performance, by Qu Yu Cheng.

Fatjon140

High Polygon Realistic Character Creation
Creating a realistic high polygon character in Maya.

Gordon Ramsay`s Caricature141
Making Gordon Ramsay, caricature by Jason Edwards

142
Turtle

Street Cop
Creating a street cop, by Mashru Mishu.

Dr Julian
Maya texturing tutorial by Julian Jeremy Johnson-Mortimer.

Character Walk Through
Maya tutorial on creating a stunning character.

Meet You143
Making of Meet You by Zhang Sheng.

144

Facial Animation Rig for Delgo
This tutorial from Warren Grubb shows how he created a facial animation rig for this character, which is more powerful and flexible than standard multi-targeted blendshape rigs.

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Character hair145
This tutorial shows how to create low poly hair for game characters using lots of images and some printscreens directly from the application used ( Maya, Photoshop, etc.)

146

Next-Gen Game Car147
Model a game car without blueprints. This tutorial covers modeling, UV mapping and texturing.

Next-Gen Game Car148

Mini Cooper149
This Maya tutorial focuses on shading and texturing.

Mini Copper150

Classical Girl151
Making a Classical Girl by Wang Shiyong.

Classical Girl152

Foot
Modeling a foot in Maya, by Steven Stahlberg.

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  122. 122 http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/tutorials/general/c/rendering-realistic-prehistoric-animals
  123. 123 http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/tutorials/general/c/rendering-realistic-prehistoric-animals
  124. 124 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/ingridbergman/index.html
  125. 125 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/ingridbergman/index.html
  126. 126 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/morgane/index.html
  127. 127 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/morgane/index.html
  128. 128 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/troll/index.html
  129. 129 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/troll/index3.html
  130. 130 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/cheeseplatter/index.html
  131. 131 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/cheeseplatter/index.html
  132. 132 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/quietroom/index.html
  133. 133 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/gladiator/index.html
  134. 134 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/gladiator/index.html
  135. 135 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/joker/index.html
  136. 136 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/joker/index.html
  137. 137 http://learnfobia.com/category-Maya-129/tutorial-Making-of-Varga-In-MAYA-2191.html
  138. 138 http://learnfobia.com/category-Maya-129/tutorial-Making-of-Varga-In-MAYA-2191.html
  139. 139 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/fatjon/fatjon.html
  140. 140 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/fatjon/fatjon.html
  141. 141 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/gordonramsay/ramsay.html
  142. 142 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/gordonramsay/ramsay.html
  143. 143 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/meetyou/meetyou.html
  144. 144 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/meetyou/meetyou.html
  145. 145 http://www.paultosca.com/varga_hair.html
  146. 146 http://www.paultosca.com/varga_hair.html
  147. 147 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/gamecar/index.html
  148. 148 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/gamecar/index.html
  149. 149 http://www.rethinkfx.com/tutorials/mini-cooper
  150. 150 http://www.rethinkfx.com/tutorials/mini-cooper
  151. 151 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/classicalgirl/classical-girl.html
  152. 152 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/classicalgirl/classical-girl.htmll
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  1. 1

    nice post!!

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    Hi

    Thanks for good collection and for our tutorials placed here. Also if you need models maya tutorials you can visit these 2 pages:
    1) http://www.3dm3.com/tutorials/maya/
    2) http://www.3dm3.com/forum/articles.php?action=viewcat&catid=5

    You will find out a lot of great cg tutorials. Enjoy.

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  3. 3

    who that is what i call an collection of tutorials!!
    good job!

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  4. 4

    The “Real-Time Character Modeling” is not working.

    (SM) Just corrected the link. It should be working now.

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  5. 5

    Really love this collection of 3D Maya tuts. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. 6

    Finally some Maya stuff!! Thanks so much.

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    Courtny Cotten

    August 27, 2009 2:07 pm

    Hot hot hot!

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  8. 8

    Great post, some incredibly impressive work there..

    “Classical Girl, Making a Classical Girl by Wang Shiyong.” has an extraneous L in the target url.

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    i LOVE you!

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    for those who want to sweat a little , checkout gnomonschool website ( http://www.gnomonschool.com/programs/programs.php )

    back in the days they had a lot of free courses, the main teacher was a heavy maya guy and made mindblowing work with it.

    and Maya, even though it’s a gem of software, is just the first step into a large world ( houdini and such )

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  11. 11

    Nice.

    Loved the gear, but is that a member-only tutorial? Couldnt find it.

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  12. 12

    how about some c4d tuts?

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    Thanks a lot! I’m a Maya user. This is an amazing collection!

    A few additional resources I can recommend for learning Maya:

    Digital Tutors: http://www.digitaltutors.com
    Gnomon Workshop: http://www.thegnomonworkshop.com

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    Here is a list of 606 Maya Tutorials606 Maya Tutorials!

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  15. 15

    Nice collection and selection!

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    The very first link–Poly Head Modelling–doesn’t work.
    Thanks for providing such a great resource. Much appreciated.

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  17. 17

    animation days flash back..

    nice compilation

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    A similar list for Cinema4d would be awesome

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    Great post! WIll there be any article for 3ds max also?

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  20. 20

    Cool thanks!!!
    Here is good collection with 110 tutorials: http://www.cglearning.com/category/maya/
    Cheers

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    Nikesh Ponnen

    August 27, 2009 11:34 pm

    thank youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu smashi….

    i hope u will give 3ds max also
    ….plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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    Geez, where the heck do you find all these!!!

    Wow…those are some really helpful links and tutorials! I’m just starting to checkout 3D stuff. You might also check out http://www.creativecrash.com/tutorials They have a GRIP of useful tutorials! Thanks for the post!

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    Anders-Meyer Eldøy

    August 28, 2009 12:21 am

    NO! No more 3d tutorials! Let us have at least Smashing Magazine 3d-free.. :p

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  24. 24

    nice but time consuming stuff. I leave it to the experts.

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  25. 25

    Good stuff.

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    Klaus R. Zweydinger

    August 28, 2009 2:12 am

    And where, the hell, is the damned water??
    GrinThanks!

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  27. 27

    Wow, excellent!
    What a great source of tutorials!

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    Guillaume Pelletier

    August 28, 2009 3:30 am

    Thanks for the reference!

    It would also be interesting to see a collection of resources for 3DS Max, Autodesk’s other main product.

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  29. 29

    Nice collection and selection!

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  30. 30

    Cool thanks!!!
    Here is good collection with 110 tutorials: Link [www.cglearning.com]
    Cheers

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  31. 31

    Fantastic!

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  32. 32

    Fantastic, I’ve been looking to re-install Maya recently and try learning it again, this has inspired me!

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  33. 33

    Who nice list, keep it up

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  34. 34

    wow!
    I don’t use maya, but with these tutorials… it’s time to begin!

    Thanks a lot!

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  35. 35

    Very realistic indeed.
    …given a certain value of realistic.

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  36. 36

    Wicked post!

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  37. 37

    I bet no one is rushing off to the “very realistic coin” tutorial. Laugh out loud.

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  38. 38

    I am glad to see some good Maya tutorials, Maya is by far the best 3D software package out there. Keep them coming, I would like to see some more great Maya tutorials.

    Thanks,

    Kris

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  39. 39

    i really like the this post.

    kudos!

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    I’ve been on this site for a while but this is the first time I’ve posted a comment. I just wanted to say thanks for putting together this awesome set of tutorials. The additional links you guys are putting up in your comments are great as well!

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