Uv Maps Maya

How To : UV map a human head in Autodesk Maya

These videos will show you how to create a UV map in Autodesk Maya. Using the proper software and this human head model you will be able to follow the step-by-step instructions in this series of three videos and learn what UV mapping is and how it works. Part 1 of 3 - How to U ...more

How To : UV map a motherboard box in Maya

In this tutorial you will learn how to UV map a motherboard box in Maya. This Maya software tutorial covers basic UV mapping procedures and using UV's to place textures on an object like a motherboard box.

How To : Edit UV's in Maya

Learn how to edit UVs on an object and how they are made in Maya. These videos are made for a very young audience and are very easy to follow.

How To : Assign textures to UV's in Maya

This video shows you how to assign textures to uv's on models in Maya. This is a traditional method but fundamental to understand. You'll be painting the textures on UVs using Photoshop. NOTE: This link is to a Flash version of the first 5 minutes of this hour long tutorial. A ...more

How To : Make and use UV space in Maya 7

This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to make and use UV space in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Maya Basics" course. Shaders alone do a lot to give a realistic feel to various materials, and adding textures to the mix gives them even more impact. See how ...more

How To : Unwrap a head using UV enhancements in Maya

Maya 2009, when it was released in 2008, made the process of working with UVs a lot easier. This video will teach you how to use the UV enhancement tools in Maya to unwrap a model of a head, removing some of its distortion.

How To : Create a 3D UV of shoelaces in Maya

Creating good UVs with Maya can be tough, and get tougher depending on what type of object you are trying to unwrap. This short video tutorial covers how to create accurate UVs for long objects like rope or, in this case, shoelaces. This is a simple technique, but one that sho ...more

How To : Use the UV unwrap tool in Maya

Maya 2009 introduced a lot of cool new UV tools to the already-powerful Maya 3D modeling software. This two-part video will teach you how to use some of these features to cut apart a 3D model of a hand by its UV edges. This technique is perfect for very fast organic UV unwraps ...more

How To : Model a dolphin in Maya

In this 3D modeling software series you will learn how to model organically with polygons in Maya. For this example, you will learn how to model a dolphin. PART 1: we go over the beginning steps of modeling a dolphin with polygons. We cover how to split the model in half from ...more

How To : Create a Simple Procedural Brick Texture in Maya

This is a guide to making a very simple procedural texture for Maya. As with all procedural textures, the basic texture can be refined and added to. It's a texture! Open up the Hypershade (Window > Rendering Editors > Hypershade). This is where you can edit any textures as w ...more

How To : UV texture in Houdini 9

This series of videos focuses on a typical UV workflow in Houdini 9. Learn how to create projections, edit UVs with a variety of tools, save out UV maps, and apply textures. Please download the project files below to follow along with these Houdini 9 texturing lessons. 1. Simp ...more

How To : Render a Blender 3D model with LuxRender

This timelapse video shows how to start a simple model in Blender 3D and set up a render in LuxRender. The video also demonstrates how to create a daylight simulation and set up UV Maps in LuxRender. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D compute ...more

How To : Use the UV Relax tool in Modo 301

Go beyond the traditional 3D workflow to an immersive creative experience with the software Modo, created by Luxology. Modo is the next evolution of 3D modeling, painting and rendering for Mac and PC. Modo includes 3D sculpting tools, animation and network rendering, and advan ...more

How To : Make an alien console in Zbrush

This tutorial shows you how to make an alien console in Zbrush. You will also learn how to work with hiding geometry. Make sure you understand or watch the "Create displacement maps in Maya" lesson first if you don't know displacement already. NOTE: This link is to a Flash ver ...more

How To : Use the Symmetry for UV tool in Modo 301

Go beyond the traditional 3D workflow to an immersive creative experience with the software Modo, created by Luxology. Modo is the next evolution of 3D modeling, painting and rendering for Mac and PC. Modo includes 3D sculpting tools, animation and network rendering, and advan ...more

How To : Create advanced Zbrush textures with Maya alphas

Using Maya you'll learn to produce an alpha to use in Zbrush. Very easy method to make a controlled alpha without using Zdepth tools in Zbrush. In part two, Using Zbrush tools to make a tileable texture. Texture sculpting techniques and the 2.5d tools within Zbrush. Part three ...more

How To : Set up a Doom 3 to Maya workflow

This video is to get you started with the initial setup of the Doom 3 to Maya workflow. Topics covered (in order) are set up, export your first character ingame, texturing, animations on character cycles, load game models into Maya. Part 4 is a WMP video. Project files: www.h ...more

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How To : Use UV mapping in Houdini

This four-part series presents an introduction to some of the techniques for uv mapping in Houdini. This first part introduces the concept of UVs, and looks at UVProject as a way of adding UVs, and UVQuickShade as a way of visualising them. Whether you're new to Side Effects S ...more

How To : Create depth map shadows in Maya 2011

Learn how to create depth map shadows when working within Maya 2011. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the Maya 2011 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. F ...more

How To : Using displacement and bump mapping in Maya 2011

Want to create a surface that isn't complete smooth when working in Maya 2011? Then, my friend, you'll want to know how to use the program's displacement and bump mapping tools. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software o ...more

How To : Easily create a normal map in Maya

Creating beautiful 3D images in Maya is easier than doing so by hand, but not by much! This video will teach you how to use Maya to create a normal map form a high poly geometry easily using the render pass feature that came out in Maya 2009.

How To : UV project in modo 301

In this 3D software tutorial we cover a basic planar projection for UV mapping in modo 301. The video gives a brief explanation of the concept of UV data and a real world application of manipulating the resulting map. Learn how to work with UV projection in modo 301. UV projec ...more

How To : Use Projection Master in Zbrush

This 3D modeling software tutorial shows you how to work with the Projection Master tools in Zbrush. You will learn how to work with proper UV textures and UV mapping as well as how to properly project textures on a model using projection master. This will give your Zbrush mod ...more

How To : Create 2D procedural textures in LightWave

The node editor in LightWave allows you to create procedural 2 dimensional textures. This is better than normal mapping because it can be directly applied to UV's. Trust us, this is a good thing to know how to do once you start animating textured objects! Create 2D procedural ...more

How To : Use the airbrush tool in modo 201

This 3D software tutorial shows you how to use the airbrush tool in modo 201. The Airbrush allows a smooth brush effect when painting in 3D directly on your model or in 2D over a UV map. If you have not done any 3D painting with the airbrush tool in modo, you really should. It ...more

How To : Use the UVW unwrap function in 3D Studio Max

In this video, we learn how to use the UVW unwrap function in 3D Studio Max. First, go to the UV modifier wrap and select all the faces. Once here, edit the parameters and then go to the mapping menu. After this, you will be able to change the object as you would like. After y ...more

How To : Do UVmapping with 3D Studio Max

In this tutorial, we learn how to do UVmapping with 3D Studio Max. Open up your image in the software, then go to "unwrap UV". Scroll down to edit and you will be able to see the basic scale. Grab the mass and scale it down, then use your element turn on to select the differen ...more

How To : Texture a head with GLSL preview in Blender

This 31 minutes blender tutorial will show you the steps to texture a head using the new GLSL preview features of the Apricot blender versions. You will see how to interactively blend together 3 projections of reference photographies into a final texture. This assumes you alre ...more

How To : Unwrap UV's for organic modeling in 3ds Max 8

Having problems unwrapping in Autodesk 3ds Max? Don't worry—this video tutorial will show you what you need to know about unwrapping UVs for organic models. It's a complete unwrapping session in two videos (so make sure to watch both parts). You'll learn some of the common pro ...more

How To : Use the UV Unwrap tool in Modo 301

Go beyond the traditional 3D workflow to an immersive creative experience with the software Modo, created by Luxology. Modo is the next evolution of 3D modeling, painting and rendering for Mac and PC. Modo includes 3D sculpting tools, animation and network rendering, and advan ...more

How To : Create a Cardboard Shader in Maya 2011

Create Your Cardboard Masterpiece Before you can create the shader, you must create an object to test the shader out on so that you will feel comfortable with your results. I have chosen to do the traditional cardboard box for this. Create a New Shader Now select the region ...more

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How To : Create a textured face in 3ds Max 8

This is a three-part 3ds max video tutorial that takes a look at using reference photos for creating a head texture. If you have photographs that can work, there really isn't any reason not to use them since they can often provide plenty of subtle details that would be very ti ...more

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Today's segment of Making Art on Your iOS Device takes us into the third dimension. The below apps are suitable for beginners looking to venture into the world of 3d modeling, as well as pros who simply want the basics of Maya in their pocket. Build models/3D mockups or small ...more

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