Maya Studio Projects PDF ePub eBook

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Maya Studio Projects free pdf Use Maya to create realistic environments and props for digital games. Weapons, vehicles, tools, buildings, trees, plants, walls, ceilings, and floors - these items may seem secondary to the game environment, but they are integral parts of the game and they all need to be created. "Maya Studio Projects: Game Environments and Props" is a step-by-step project guide to creating some of the most popular game art. Author Michael McKinley shares techniques for getting the most out of Maya to create realistic, vivid, and compelling worlds and otherworldly props. Along the way, he provides notes and FYIs that give readers depth and breadth for bringing both reality and creativity to their game art. There is a bonus DVD features step-by-step videos to help drive home concepts. "The Studio Projects" series offers projects that start from nothing, just as they do in the studio- these books provide you with a step-by-step guide to software attributes and tools that encompass multiple disciplines so that you can create a finished, renderable object. Many games have only a few characters, and multiple levels and environments, and hundreds of props - this book focuses on projects and techniques for creating everything but the character. Maya is the top 3D app for creating console and computer games such as: Rock Band, Gears of War, James Bond: Quantum of Solace, Fallout 3, and Far Cry 2. Learn effective Maya studio techniques with this handy, step-by-step, full-color book.

About Michael McKinley

Michael McKinley is a veteran game artist, primarily serving as an environment artist for several titles, including Tomb Raider: Anniversary, NFL Street 3 , and many others. He currently works for Zombie Studios in Seattle, Washington, where he created environments and props for Saw as well as other prominent titles. He is the author of The Game Artist's Guide to Maya and The Game Animator's Guide to Maya , both from Sybex.

Details Book

Author : Michael McKinley
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 10 March 2010
ISBN : 0470524030
EAN : 9780470524039
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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