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Introducing Maya 2009 by Dariush Derakhshani

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Introduction

Welcome to Introducing Maya 2009 and the world of computer-generated imagery (CGI). Whether you are new to 3D graphics or venturing into Autodesk's powerhouse animation software from another 3D application, you'll find this book a perfect primer. It introduces you to Maya and shows how you can work with Maya to create your art, whether it is animated or static in design.

This book is part of the Maya Press series, a collaboration between Sybex and Autodesk to create books dedicated to teaching artists all over the world how to use Maya.

Written originally out of the author's frustration from the lack of solid, comprehensive, and yet open-ended teaching material on Maya for his classes, this book exposes you to all the facets of Maya ...

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