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Mastering Autodesk® Maya® 2012 by Eric Keller, Todd Palamar

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Chapter 1

Working in Autodesk Maya

images Maya's working environment has evolved to accommodate both the individual artist as well as a team of artists working in a production pipeline. The interface presents tools, controls, and data in an organized fashion to easily allow you to bring your fantastic creations to life. Maya's interface is made up of four views: the perspective, front, side, and top. Each camera can be customized. Additional cameras can also be created. In each camera view or viewport is a viewing cube located in the upper right corner. The cube allows you to quickly set the current camera to a specific view by clicking on a highlighted ...

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