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Digital-Tutors Reveals Complete Guide to Efficiently Learning Maya 2009

Press Release from Digital-Tutors

Oklahoma City, OK - June 19, 2009 - Since its conception in 2001, Digital-Tutors has received accolades for teaching award-winning video-based training and achieved industry recognition through the creation of hundreds of educational titles for emerging digital artists in the film, game, and television industries and with 'Introduction to Maya 2009,' Digital-Tutors continues to exceed expectations.

'Introduction to Maya 2009' provides artists using Maya, the world-renowned 3D modeling, animation, effects, and rendering solution developed by Autodesk, with over nine hours of practical, project-based training for learning the fundamentals of modeling, texturing, rigging, animating, dynamics, lighting, and rendering in Maya. This release is authored by four Digital-Tutors instructors, each teaching their core areas of expertise, to provide artists with an essential guide to learning and utilizing the powerful tools available in Maya.

"With 'Introduction to Maya 2009' we go from concept to completion and cover every part of the production process in Maya," said Piyush Patel, Founder and CEO of Digital-Tutors. "We take what some schools teach in a semester or two and teach it in a matter of hours, allowing artists to become more productive, create a higher quality of work, and focus more on their creative aspirations," explained Patel.

Introduction to Maya 2009Key topics and popular highlights for 'Introduction to Maya 2009' include: interface overview, NURBS modeling, polygon modeling, subdivision surfaces, texturing, procedural textures, Hypershade, UV layout, building control rigs, custom attributes, writing expressions, setting key frames, path animation, dynamics, particle shader, lighting, image planes, light linking, environments, displacement maps, and rendering.

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