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Digital-Tutors Announces Fundamentals of Maya Training Kit

Digital-Tutors offers the worldwide availability of FUNDAMENTALS OF MAYA: POLYGON AND SUB-D MODELING training kit, the latest release in a library of industry leading training resources for digital artists. In more than 3.5 hours and two discs of leading edge training methods, FUNDAMENTALS OF MAYA: POLYGON AND SUB-D MODELING, guides users though the fundamentals of modeling an original concept monster in Maya.

The new kit focuses on modeling organic forms with complexity and realism, allowing the user's imagination to become reality. The concepts, methods and tools used for each process are presented in clear and easy to follow steps, specifically designed to save the user time and frustration throughout the user's workflow. The distinctive hands-on approach to learning Maya's robust system enables the user to better understand the fundamentals and up-to-the-minute techniques used to achieve greater organic realism.

"We have designed THE TERATOLOGY MONSTER CHALLENGE, a promotional challenge that will grant our users the opportunity to show the world their work, said Sandip Patel, director of Global Business. "Digital-Tutors believes in our users creativity. With THE TERATOLOGY MONSTER CHALLENGE, Digital-Tutors brings users the opportunity to further develop and deform our monster in our newest training kit We encourage our users to push the creative envelope and show the world their creativity."

As FUNDAMENTALS OF MAYA: POLYGON AND SUB-D MODELING, provides users with in-depth polygon and subdivision surface modeling techniques, users will also learn image plane preparation, extruding along curves, appending to Polygon Tool, SubDivision Hierarchy, duplicating along curves, Polygon Proxy Modeling, combining multiple polygon objects, surface conversion, mirroring, attaching, and cleaning up geometry and a number of additional tips and techniques for efficient modeling.

Hillary Ahrens, director of operations, added, "Our users will have the opportunity to submit their work and have the opportunity to win a number of prizes. Everyone wins at Digital-Tutors, as all entries will receive a $5 gift certificate to Digital-Tutors. The winners in each category will be chosen by popular vote, the DT Team, and our panel of judges, including Krishnamurti Costa, Alessandro Baldasseroni, Xiao Yi, Patrick Beaulieu and Francisco Ferriz, all of whose work can be seen at"

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Recognized as one of the world's largest and most trusted resources for interactive instructional training, Digital-Tutors, a division of PL Studios Inc. (, develops award-winning and invaluable training solutions for artists of all expertise levels.