This month's Free Tutorial is taken from our Advanced Shading with Maya & Mental Ray online course and is one of many videos which explains how to harness the power of Maya's utility nodes to simplify, speed up & add realism to your work. This tutorial is great because you'll use a practical example.
What's in the tutorial?
• Harnessing the power of utility nodes in Maya
• Working within the hypershade
• Look at numerous utilities
• Demonstrate how processes can be simplified with nodes
• The application of textures based upon surface direction
• Combining textures
Accessing the tutorial
It's very simple; you'll just need to register on our website to access our online learning centre. Once inside, select the 'FREE AREA' from the drop down menu in the 'My Courses' tab. If you're already registered, just log-in with your usual username and password.
Our Free Tutorials are replaced with a different one every month, and this Advanced Shading Tutorial will only be available until May 13th. Make sure you don't miss out - take advantage of this tutorial right away.
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