Digital-Tutors Helps Maya Build Better Bots

While the metallic star of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis may be the most famous lady automaton in film history, today’s artists are getting some help in creating x-chromosome robotics for the digital age. Digital-Tutors, a division of PL Studios Inc., has announced the worldwide availability of its Maya Intermediate: Female Android Modeling training kit. This latest release in a series of training resources for digital artists offers more than seven hours of training material on four discs.

Maya Intermediate: Female Android Modeling provides users with in-depth Polygon and SubDivision surface modeling techniques. Through detail-oriented lectures, presentations and instructional hands-on projects, users will also learn High Dynamic Range Images (HDRI), shader network creation, surface conversion, rendering in mental ray, subdivision creasing, UV layouts for texturing, image plane preparations and many additional tools and techniques for creating photorealistic and production-level imagery.

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