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Practical Maya Programming with Python

Practical Maya Programming with Python

By: Robert Galanakis

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 29-JUL-2014

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Unleash the power of Python in Maya and unlock your creativity Create and customize UIs using standard tools and libraries Understand how Maya can leverage advanced Python features Make your tools, and Maya itself, fully automatable In Detail Autodesk Maya is a 3D computer graphics software. It offers a vast and flexible set of features utilizing Python. It is not difficult to get started using Python in Autodesk Maya, but it can be difficult to go from writing procedural, MEL-inspired tools to building the powerful yet simple systems that Python promises. Practical...

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3D Printing with Autodesk®: Create and Print 3D Objects with 123D, AutoCAD and Inventor

3D Printing with Autodesk®: Create and Print 3D Objects with 123D, AutoCAD and Inventor

By: John Biehler; Bill Fane

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 14-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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3D Printing with Autodesk Create and Print 3D Objects with 123D, AutoCAD, and Inventor Create amazing 3D-printable objects fast with Autodesk 123D! Imagine it. Then print it! Autodesk 123D gives you all the tools you need and it’s free. This easy, full-color guide will help you fully master 3D printing with Autodesk 123D even if you’ve never done any of this before. Authors John Biehler and Bill Fane have helped thousands of people join the 3D printing revolution—now it’s your turn. With step-by-step photos and simple projects, they teach you how to make the most of the whole 123D suite...

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Finish Your Film! Tips and Tricks for Making an Animated Short in Maya

Finish Your Film! Tips and Tricks for Making an Animated Short in Maya

By: Kenny Roy

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 29-APR-2014

Insert Date: 01-MAY-2014

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Finish Your Film! Tips and Tricks for Making an Animated Short in Maya is a first-of-its-kind book that walks the reader step-by-step through the actual production processes of creating a 3D Short film with Maya. Other books focus solely on the creative decisions of 3D Animation and broadly cover the multiple phases of animation production with no real applicable methods for readers to employ. This book shows you how to successfully manage the entire Maya animation pipeline. This book blends together valuable technical tips on film production and real-world shortcuts in a...

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3ds Max 8 Essentials

3ds Max 8 Essentials

By: Autodesk

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 28-APR-2014

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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Welcome to the Autodesk Media and Entertainment Official Training Courseware for 3ds Max 8 software! Consider this book an all-access pass to the production and training experience of Autodesk developers and training experts. Written for self-paced learning or instructor-led classroom training, the manual will teach you the fundamentals of using 3ds Max 8. The book is organized into sections dedicated to animation, modelling, materials, lighting and rendering. Each section covers basic theory, and then includes exercises for hands-on demonstration of the concept. By the end of the book, you...

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Focal Easy Guide to Maya 5

Focal Easy Guide to Maya 5

By: Jason Patnode

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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Clear, concise, expert coverage of a powerful package at your fingertips!...

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3ds Max 8 MAXScript Essentials

3ds Max 8 MAXScript Essentials

By: Autodesk

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2006

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Write your own MAXScript functions and utilities to create custom tools and UI elements, and automate repetitive tasks....

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Learning Autodesk 3ds Max 2008 Foundation

Learning Autodesk 3ds Max 2008 Foundation

By: Autodesk

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2007

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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Learning Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2008 | Foundation is your shortcut to learning 3ds Max quickly and effectively. You'll get hands-on experience with the key tools and techniques through easy-to-follow, step-by-step project-based lessons, while learning to model, animate, apply materials and render in both the games & design visualization pipelines. By the end of the book you'll have a sense of the entire production process as you work on real-life production examples. Whether you're a game artist or a graphic artist, Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2008 has the tools you need to succeed. Game Artists...

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How to Cheat in Maya 20XX: Tools and Techniques for Character Animation

How to Cheat in Maya 2014: Tools and Techniques for Character Animation

By: Kenny Roy

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 27-FEB-2014

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All professional animators know a handful of secrets that give them an edge in a production environment. "How to Cheat in Maya" puts these secrets in your hands! Learn time and energy-saving techniques tested in real Hollywood productions in this book, jam-packed with screenshots and scene files designed to get you up to speed quickly. From menus to modeling, lipsync to lighting, How to Cheat in Maya 2014 covers all of the methods available in the latest version of Maya. Get up to speed quickly and produce stellar results with these insider workflows. With new, updated cheats...

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Getting Started in 3D with Maya

Getting Started in 3D with Maya

By: Adam Watkins

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 13-FEB-2014

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Deliver professional-level 3D content in no time with this comprehensive guide to 3D animation with Maya. With over 12 years of training experience, plus several award winning students under his belt, author Adam Watkins is the ideal mentor to get you up to speed with 3D in Maya. Using a structured and pragmatic approach Getting Started in 3D with Maya begins with basic theory of fundamental techniques, then builds on this knowledge using practical examples and projects to put your new skills to the test. Prepared so that you can learn in an organic fashion, each chapter builds on the...

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Creating Visual Effects in Maya

Creating Visual Effects in Maya

By: Lee Lanier

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 05-FEB-2014

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Produce mind-blowing visual effects with Autodesk Maya. Gain the practical skills and knowledge you need to recreate phenomena critical to visual effects work, including fire, water, smoke, explosions, and destruction, as well as their integration with real-world film and video. In Creating Visual Effects in Maya , Maya master Lee Lanier has combined the latest studio techniques with multi-chapter, hands-on projects and professionally-vetted workflows to bolster your CG toolkit. Engaging, full-color tutorials cover: Creating foliage, fire, and smoke with Paint Effects ...

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Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014: Autodesk Official Press

Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014: Autodesk Official Press

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 26-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 10-JAN-2014

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The complete, detailed reference and tutorial for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 AutoCAD Civil 3D is the industry-leading civil engineering software, and this authoritative Autodesk Official Press book has been completely updated to offer you the latest tips, tricks, and techniques of this dynamic engineering program. Packed with new, real-world examples and practical tutorials, this book takes advantage of the authors' extensive experience and Civil 3D expertise, which allows them to share best practices and methods for creating, editing, displaying, labeling and presenting real-world civil...

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How to Cheat in Maya 2013

How to Cheat in Maya 2013

By: Eric Luhta; Kenny Roy

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 11-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 13-NOV-2013

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All professional animators know a handful of secrets that give them an edge in a production environment. "How to Cheat in Maya" puts these secrets in your hands! Learn time and energy saving techniques tested in real Hollywood productions in this book, jam-packed with screenshots and scene files designed to get you up to speed quickly. From menus to modeling, lipsync to lighting, How to Cheat in Maya 2013 covers all of the methods available in the latest version of Maya. Get up to speed quickly and produce stellar results with these insider workflows. With new, updated cheats...

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Introducing Autodesk Maya 2014: Autodesk Official Press

Introducing Autodesk Maya 2014: Autodesk Official Press

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 28-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 10-NOV-2013

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What you need to get up and running on Autodesk Maya 2014 Autodesk Maya is the industry-leading 3D animation and effects software, and this detailed Autodesk Official Press book is the ideal way to get you started using Maya like a studio veteran. Professional visual effects artist and Maya expert Dariush Derakhshani clearly explains the basics of modeling, texturing, animating and visual effects for new users, while leading you through fun and challenging lessons that give you plenty of hands-on practice. The book includes a color insert featuring dazzling examples from talented...

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Product Manufacturing and Cost Estimating using CAD/CAE

Product Manufacturing and Cost Estimating using CAD/CAE

By: Kuang-Hua Chang

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 01-NOV-2013

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This is the second part of a four part series that covers discussion of computer design tools throughout the design process. Through this book, the reader will... ...understand basic design principles and all digital design paradigms. ...understand CAD/CAE/CAM tools available for various design related tasks. ...understand how to put an integrated system together to conduct All Digital Design (ADD). ...understand industrial practices in employing ADD and tools for product development. Provides a comprehensive and thorough coverage of essential elements for...

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SketchBook Pro Digital Painting Essentials

SketchBook Pro Digital Painting Essentials

By: Gil Robles

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 30-OCT-2013

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Create stunning professional grade artwork using Sketchbook Pro Discover tricks and techniques that will help you make the most out of Sketchbook Pro Packed with practical examples that help you create expressive sketches ranging from cartoons to portraits A step-by-step guide packed with supporting imagery In Detail Sketchbook Pro is a professional grade painting app that is easy to use and which helps you create digital art that looks like paintings created using ink and color. Using Sketchbook Pro, you can transform your digital art into true masterpieces that...

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3ds Max in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

3ds Max in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

By: Stewart Jones

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 09-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 15-OCT-2013

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<>Full Color! In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself 3ds Max in 24 Hours will help you master Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 and use it to create outstanding 3D content for games, video, film, and motion graphics. Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master powerful 3ds Max tools for modeling, animation, rendering, compositing, and more. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success! Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common 3ds Max tasks. “Try It Yourself”...

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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2014

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2014

By: Elliot Gindis

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 03-OCT-2013

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Get "Up and Running" with AutoCAD using Gindis’s combination of step-by-step instruction, examples, and insightful explanations. The emphasis from the beginning is on core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in architecture, engineering and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference, the book is written with the user in mind by a long-time AutoCAD professional and instructor based on what works in the industry and the classroom. Strips away complexities, both real and perceived, and reduces AutoCAD to...

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Instant Autodesk AutoCAD 2014 Customization with .NET

Instant Autodesk AutoCAD 2014 Customization with .NET

By: Tom Nelson;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 28-SEP-2013

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Use AutoCAD's .NET API to create your own powerful custom applications for AutoCAD Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results Create powerful AutoCAD plugins to automate and accelerate your design and drawing processes Design your own custom AutoCAD command, adding a simple yet powerful interface to drive your command Customize AutoCAD’s user interface and add your own controls to the built-in Ribbon In Detail AutoCAD's .NET API can be used to create small but powerful applications that help CAD users achieve...

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Maya Visual Effects The Innovator's Guide: Autodesk Official Press, 2nd Edition

Maya Visual Effects The Innovator's Guide: Autodesk Official Press, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 13-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 03-SEP-2013

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Create innovative CG solutions with Maya and this creative guide Professional Maya artists have to think on their feet. It's nothing for them to receive just vague sketches or incomplete ideas of what the studio wants and have to come up with something brilliant. If you're an intermediate to advanced Maya user, Maya Visual Effects: The Innovator's Guide, Second Edition is what you need to meet the challenge. Professional Maya artist Eric Keller offers inspired solutions and hands-on projects, as well as numerous practical shortcuts and deadlines, so you learn to produce innovative CG...

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 08-AUG-2013

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Quickly learn essential Civil 3D tools and techniques Get a thorough introduction to AutoCAD Civil 3D, the industry-leading engineering software used to design roads, highways, subdivisions, drainage and sewer systems, and more. This Autodesk Official Press book is a unique learning resource that features concise, straightforward explanations and real-world, hands-on exercises and tutorials. With compelling full-color screenshots and approachable exercises that demonstrate core features and functions, the book helps you gain understanding and confidence as you master this premiere civil...