O'Reilly logo

Introducing Autodesk Maya 2014: Autodesk Official Press by Dariush Derakhshani

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 3

The Autodesk Maya 2014 Interface

This chapter takes you on a guided tour of all the elements visible on the Autodesk® Maya® 2014 program’s screen as you build a simple model of a decorative box. The chapter draws from the experience you had in Chapter 2, “Jumping in Headfirst, with Both Feet,” with the solar system exercise. You’ll visit the menus, icons, and shelves to become familiar with the interface basics as you build a model. For now, while you’re first getting into this, knowing the name of everything and its purpose is a good idea. Don’t get nervous; you won’t need to retain a lot of information. Think of this more as a nickel tour.

This chapter also serves as a good reference when you’re wondering about the purpose of a particular ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required