Hi friends, today we can talk about Autodesk Maya. Maya is very advanced 3D software. For beginner user, it’s difficult to understand Maya. But don’t worry you learn Maya step by step.
What is Maya
Maya is an architecture node base software. Which when you do any work Maya will create a history. So you need to delete history after complete your work other your modeling will be heavy or Maya will be the crash.
Maya has a two view.
- Perspective View.
- Orthographic View.
Mostly 3D software and Maya default unit is centimeter but you can change default unit according to your requirement.
This is a very useful feature of Maya and everybody needs this feature. For autosave, you file you need to setup it. You can find this option in:-
Window – Setting/ Preference – Preference. We can talk about more in our set project tutorials.
Maya gives an option to unlimited undo. You just need to set up this.
- Go to window – setting/ preference – preference. A box will open.
- Click on undo option, you will find left side. Undo option box will open. Just check on infinite and you will do.
Basic Shortcut Key
- Wireframe – Num 4
- Solid Mesh – Num 6
- Move tool – W
- Rotate – E
- Scale – R
- Property Bar/ Attribute Editor – Ctrl + A
- View – Move over to any view & press space
- Duplicate – CTRL+ D
- Zoom in – A
- Focus – F
- Pivot Mode – D
- Snap – V
- Repeat Command – G
- Object Mode – F8
- Smooth – Num 3
- Smooth Out – Num 1
Maya Look or Workplace
If I write about Maya workplace you don’t understand, for understanding you I will create an image you can see this image. It’s easy to understand.
Basic Modeling Shapes
Basic modeling shapes of any 3d software are same, just name changes. In Maya, this shapes name are Polygon Sphere, Polygon cube, Polygon cone, Polygon Plane, Polygon torus, Polygon pyramid and polygon pipe. Here is an image to understand this object look like.
Polygon Sub tools
Now we can talk about these tools. Every model creates with poly sub tools. These tools are three types in Maya.
How to Download Maya for Free
Yes, it’s right you can download Maya for free. But it has a limited feature because you were able to download Maya for the student.
For learning, Maya student would be great, at later you can purchase Maya.
How to Find Autodesk Maya Tutorials
You can find tutorials on Official Autodesk site and subscribe my blog for awesome Maya tutorials
I know this is boring but if learn Maya seriously, you need to read this other you will face difficulty to your modeling project. I hope you will enjoy the post. If you have doubt, you can ask me in the comment section.
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