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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 Monitor39
In this tutorial, you learn the basic modeling of an LCD monitor in Maya.

40

Toilet41
Tutorial on modeling a simple toilet in Maya.

42

Cigarette Box43
In this tutorial, you learn basic modeling and UV mapping for a cigarette box.

44

Tea Cup45
In this tutorial, you learn how to model and texture a tea cup.

46

Space Ship47
Learn how to model a space ship.

48

Airplane49
Video tutorial shows you how to model an airplane in Maya.

Airplane50

Tarantula51
Tutorial shows you how to model a tarantula in Maya.

Spider52

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 Details53

Bump Map54

Rendering Wireframe55
This tutorial shows you how to render wireframes on top of 3D models.

Wireframe56

Subsurface Scattering57
Simulating subsurface scattering with Mental Ray.

Subsurface Scattering58

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 Lighting59
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.

60

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 Gather61
Basic guide teaches you how to use Mental Ray’s Final Gather to render a model.

Final Gather62

Light63
A detailed tutorial on lighting in Maya.

Light64

Studio Lighting in Autodesk Maya 200965
Tutorial gives brief explanation on studio lighting in Maya 2009.

Studio Lighting 200966

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 Ray67
This tutorial demonstrates how to use HDRI to achieve photorealistic rendering in Maya.

HDRI in Mental Ray68

Realistic Lighting with LDRI Images69

LDRI70

Chrome Car Rims71
This tutorial guides you through the process of creating realistic-looking chrome car rims.

72

MapCreation in Maya 200973
Video examines how, using Maya 2009’s new render pass features, we can easily export a normal map from high poly geometry.

74

Realistic Glass75
This tutorial explains three methods of creating realistic glass in Maya.

Glass76

Tennis Ball Fur

77Tennis 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

Crowd78
Create a simple crowd in Maya with the help of the CrowdMaker Rendering Engine.

79

Cobblestone80
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.

81

Sport Car Nissan 350-Z82
Tutorial explains how to create 350Z’s body using polygonal modeling with blueprints in Maya.

Nissan 350-Z83

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

Bee

Using Sun and Sky in Mental Ray with Maya84
This tutorial demonstrates Sun and Sky system options in the Mental Ray Maya rendering engine.

85

Tire86
In this tutorial, you see how to create realistic-looking sports car tire in Maya.

87

Candle Flame88
Create a realistic candle flame in Maya.

Candle Flame89

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

Water from Particle90
Learn how to create realistic water, with effects, from Particle in Maya.

Water91

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 Density92
Create and control a fog effect in Maya.

Fog Density93

Optimized Caustics in Maya Mental Ray94
In this tutorial, you learn how to make fast and optimized caustics effect with Maya and Mental Ray.

95

Coca-Cola Bottle96
Modeling a Coca-Cola bottle in Maya.

97

Shelves And Mel scripts98
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.

Mel99

Tank100
This tutorial focuses on making tank treads using Mel scripts.

101

Making eyelid rig with driven keys and expressions102
This tutorial teaches you how to create an eyelid rig with driven keys and expressions.

103

Growing Flowers104
In this tutorial, you see how to create a growing flower animation.

Growing Flowers105

Stormy Ocean106
This animation tutorial teaches you how to create a realistic ocean storm.

Stromy107

Clock Animation108
Create a clock animation using Maya Expression.

109

Lava Effect110
This tutorial explains how to make a shader for lava effects using Maya’s material editor, called Hypershade.

Lava111

Rocket112
Model a rocket with a particle trail in Maya.

Rocket113

Particle Emission When Objects Collide114
Emit particles at the exact location of the collision of objects.

Particle Emission115

Destroying A Wall116
Destroy a wall using rigid bodies and particles in Maya.

117

Rigid Body Collision Detection118

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Spaceship Fleet120
This animation tutorial shows you how to use the particle instancer to create a fleet of spaceships flying across a plain.

121

Bend Deformer122
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 Deformer123

Rotating Wheels124
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 Wheels125

Falling Leaves126
Create a falling leaves animation in Maya using nCloth and Paint Effects.

Falling Leaves127

Yoyo Animation128
Tutorial on animating a yo-yo, with the string wrapping around the fingers of a deforming hand.

Yoyo129

Muscle Rigging130
Maya tutorial on creating muscles that contract and expand a few frames before the limb moves.

Muscle Rigging131

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.

BlendShapes132
This Maya tutorial explains the process of using BlendShapes for facial animation.

Blend Shapes133

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

Jellyfish134
This tutorial shows you how to create and animate jellyfish. It covers many topics such as modeling, texturing, animation and paint effects.

Jellyfish135

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 Ray136
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.

Irradiance137

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 Character138
In this tutorial, you see how Carsten Lind creates a character model in Maya.

139

American Alligator140
See how Massimo Righi creates a sunbathing American alligator.

Alligator141

Next-Gen Environment Textures142
A tutorial by Daniel Vijoi on creating next-gen environment textures in Maya. This tutorial focuses more on texturing.

143

Sohrab144
Making Sohrab, by Farzad Dalvand.

Sohrab145

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 MasterNext146
Making Steam Master: next-gen game head by Sorin Lupu.

147

Spitfire War Plane148
In this tutorial, you see how to model a Spitfire war plane.

149

Swimsuit Babe150
Make an attractive woman, by Jimmy Chow.

151

Fruit Tarts152
Make lovely fruit tarts, by Hau Ming.

153

Last ELF154
Make the Last Elf in Maya. The author, Piotr Fox Wysocki, has done everything in detail to give it a real-life look.

155

Skullhead Mobster156
Making Skullhead Mobster, by Harsh Borah.

157

Prince158
Making Prince, by Robert Vari.

159

Tiger Zoo160
Making Tiger Zoo, by Massimo Righi.

161

Prehistoric Animals162
A demonstration of how this artist renders realistic-looking prehistoric animals.

163

Ingrid Bergman164
Making Ingrid Bergman, by Max Edwin Wahyudi.

165

Morgane166
Modeling Morgane in Maya, by Cousigne Adrien.

167

Breaking Subsurface Scattering into Render Layers in Maya168
This tutorial is about the process of breaking the subsurface into rendering layers and compositing them in post.

169

Portrait of a Troll170
Jonas Persson creates this Portrait of a Troll.

171

Cheese Platter172
Detailed tutorial on making a cheese platter, by Hau Ming.

173

Quiet Room
Making a quiet room, by Yan Chan.

174

Gladiator175
Making a gladiator, by Christopher ADAJAR.

176

Joker177
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.

178

Varga179
Making Varga in Maya.

180

Old Farm181
Creating an old farm, by Daniel VIJOI.

182

Trapped183
Making Trapped, by Massimo Righi.

Trapped184

Fatjon’s Performance185
Making of Fatjon’s Performance, by Qu Yu Cheng.

Fatjon186

High Polygon Realistic Character Creation187
Creating a realistic high polygon character in Maya.

188

Gordon Ramsay`s Caricature189
Making Gordon Ramsay, caricature by Jason Edwards

190
Turtle

Street Cop191
Creating a street cop, by Mashru Mishu.

192

Dr Julian193
Maya texturing tutorial by Julian Jeremy Johnson-Mortimer.

194

Character Walk Through195
Maya tutorial on creating a stunning character.

196

Meet You197
Making of Meet You by Zhang Sheng.

198

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 hair199
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.)

200

Next-Gen Game Car201
Model a game car without blueprints. This tutorial covers modeling, UV mapping and texturing.

Next-Gen Game Car202

Mini Cooper203
This Maya tutorial focuses on shading and texturing.

Mini Copper204

Classical Girl205
Making a Classical Girl by Wang Shiyong.

Classical Girl206

Foot
Modeling a foot in Maya, by Steven Stahlberg.

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  123. 123 http://www.final3.com/html/tutorials/sine.htm
  124. 124 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-26.htm
  125. 125 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-26.htm
  126. 126 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-19.htm
  127. 127 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-19.htm
  128. 128 http://www.jackals-forge.com/tutor/tut3_1.html
  129. 129 http://www.jackals-forge.com/tutor/tut3_1.html
  130. 130 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-67.htm
  131. 131 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-67.htm
  132. 132 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEcDocw2n-Y
  133. 133 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEcDocw2n-Y
  134. 134 http://www.blackorb.com/3dtutorials/jellyfish.pdf
  135. 135 http://www.blackorb.com/3dtutorials/jellyfish.pdf
  136. 136 http://www.3dm3.com/tutorials/maya/irradiance/
  137. 137 http://www.3dm3.com/tutorials/maya/irradiance/
  138. 138 http://www.3dm3.com/tutorials/maya/man/
  139. 139 http://www.3dm3.com/tutorials/maya/man/
  140. 140 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-164.htm
  141. 141 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-164.htm
  142. 142 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-200.htm
  143. 143 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-200.htm
  144. 144 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/sohrab/index.html
  145. 145 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/sohrab/index.html
  146. 146 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/steamaster/index.html
  147. 147 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/steamaster/index.html
  148. 148 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/spitfire/index.html
  149. 149 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/spitfire/index.html
  150. 150 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/swimsuitbabe/
  151. 151 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/swimsuitbabe/
  152. 152 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/fruittarts/index.html
  153. 153 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/fruittarts/index.html
  154. 154 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/lastelf/index.html
  155. 155 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/lastelf/index.html
  156. 156 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/mobster/mobster.html
  157. 157 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/mobster/mobster.html
  158. 158 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/prince/prince.html
  159. 159 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/prince/prince.html
  160. 160 http://learnfobia.com/category-Maya-129/tutorial-Making-of-Tiger-Zoo-2073.html
  161. 161 http://learnfobia.com/category-Maya-129/tutorial-Making-of-Tiger-Zoo-2073.html
  162. 162 http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/tutorials/general/c/rendering-realistic-prehistoric-animals
  163. 163 http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/tutorials/general/c/rendering-realistic-prehistoric-animals
  164. 164 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/ingridbergman/index.html
  165. 165 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/ingridbergman/index.html
  166. 166 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/morgane/index.html
  167. 167 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/morgane/index.html
  168. 168 http://learnfobia.com/category-Maya-129/tutorial-Breaking-Subsurface-Scattering-into-Render-Layers-in-Maya-2253.html
  169. 169 http://learnfobia.com/category-Maya-129/tutorial-Breaking-Subsurface-Scattering-into-Render-Layers-in-Maya-2253.html
  170. 170 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/troll/index.html
  171. 171 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/troll/index3.html
  172. 172 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/cheeseplatter/index.html
  173. 173 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/cheeseplatter/index.html
  174. 174 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/quietroom/index.html
  175. 175 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/gladiator/index.html
  176. 176 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/gladiator/index.html
  177. 177 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/joker/index.html
  178. 178 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/joker/index.html
  179. 179 http://learnfobia.com/category-Maya-129/tutorial-Making-of-Varga-In-MAYA-2191.html
  180. 180 http://learnfobia.com/category-Maya-129/tutorial-Making-of-Varga-In-MAYA-2191.html
  181. 181 http://www.3dm3.com/forum/articles.php?action=viewarticle&artid=150
  182. 182 http://www.3dm3.com/forum/articles.php?action=viewarticle&artid=150
  183. 183 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-158.htm
  184. 184 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-158.htm
  185. 185 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/fatjon/fatjon.html
  186. 186 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/fatjon/fatjon.html
  187. 187 http://www.3dm3.com/tutorials/maya/character/
  188. 188 http://www.3dm3.com/tutorials/maya/character/
  189. 189 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/gordonramsay/ramsay.html
  190. 190 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/gordonramsay/ramsay.html
  191. 191 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-180.htm
  192. 192 http://en.9jcg.com/comm_pages/blog_content-art-180.htm
  193. 193 http://www.3dm3.com/tutorials/maya/texturing/
  194. 194 http://www.3dm3.com/tutorials/maya/texturing/
  195. 195 http://www.3dm3.com/tutorials/maya/dobby/
  196. 196 http://www.3dm3.com/tutorials/maya/dobby/
  197. 197 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/meetyou/meetyou.html
  198. 198 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/meetyou/meetyou.html
  199. 199 http://www.paultosca.com/varga_hair.html
  200. 200 http://www.paultosca.com/varga_hair.html
  201. 201 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/gamecar/index.html
  202. 202 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/gamecar/index.html
  203. 203 http://www.rethinkfx.com/tutorials/mini-cooper
  204. 204 http://www.rethinkfx.com/tutorials/mini-cooper
  205. 205 http://www.cgarena.com/freestuff/tutorials/maya/classicalgirl/classical-girl.html
  206. 206 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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  7. 7

    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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  14. 14

    Here is a list of 606 Maya Tutorials606 Maya Tutorials!

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  15. 15

    Nice collection and selection!

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  16. 16

    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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  19. 19

    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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  21. 21

    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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