Trying to pick up 3d....

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  1. eof

    eof New Member

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    I aquired Maya 4.0 a few days ago and started playing around with it...created this master piece of dogshit in a few minutes.... [​IMG] I like the way I can move in Maya but I have no clue how to placing textures...I am thinking about junking it and picking up 3dsmax instead. Anyone have any experience in either?

    :fawk: to all the google it people....

    I know how to use google and havn't been able to find any good tutorials on textures in maya... :hs:

    Is 3dsmax that much easier to learn / use?
     
  2. eof

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    My goal is by this time next year is to recreate the Aurora Snow double anal from Gang Bang Auditions 7 in 3dsmax. But not the part where the guys balls touch cause that might came off a bit gay....
     
  3. B(C)orrado

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    3DS max isnt that much easier. They both are very complex programs. If you want something VERY easy to start with, go with Hash's Animation:Master. I use both 3DS and Maya at school and can say that they are not much different in their learning curves.
     
  4. eof

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    Yeah...just playing around with 3ds for a few hours I am finding it harder to model with but easier to apply materials / lighting....

    It crashes like a motherfucker though...constantly in both ogl and d3d.
     
  5. lostfilez

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    Well if you're serious about learning Maya, there's several places you can go. First off look for the visual quickstart guide for maya, check amazon.com... it's only about $15 and it's a great reference. And there's several good websites out there to check out...

    3D-Buzz Has about 8 hours of free training videos for maya... registration is required, but it's free

    LearningMaya Great site for links to tutorials for maya

    CGTalk Great forum site for everything 3D, there's a section just for maya too

    3D-Total Another good site for tutorials, and forums which you can find help

    Highend 3D Great site for info, tutorials, forums for maya. You can find LOADS of mel scripts on this site too. Site is a little more geared to the experienced 3D user, but still a great site to check out.

    There's a lot more sites out there, but I think that's a pretty good starting point. :bigthumb:
     
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    [​IMG]

    Starting to get a little bit better at this stuff....still suck. Not too bad considering a little over a month ago I didn't even know how to open 3dsmax....=)
     
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