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By Lee Lanier

In the event you already comprehend the fundamentals of Maya, the industry-leading 3D animation and results software program, you’ll be capable of flow directly to the subtle issues during this up-to-date variation of complex Maya Texturing and lighting fixtures . specific, easy-to-follow directions will train you the real-world construction secrets and techniques that pro animators use to accomplish notable effects. within the moment version, you can find wide and up to date assurance of the most recent theories and developments as well as an enclosed CD with particular content material that will help you sharpen your talents.

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Maya’s Color Chooser window represents the RGB color wheel as a hexagon shape; primary and secondary colors are located at the corners of the hexagon. ) Despite the disparity between color theory models, methods of using a RYB color wheel are equally applicable to RGB color wheels. As such, the goal of color selection is color harmony, which is the pleasing selection and arrangement of colors within a piece of art. 30 ​A blue-cyan body and a red-orange head form complementary colors. This still is taken from 7 Deadly Sins for the 21st Century (2005).

Indd 15 6/18/08 11:16:06 PM Using Naturalistic Lighting Naturalistic lighting is an adaptable scheme that matches the natural lighting scenario of the subject location. Any light that is visible is logically driven by a recognizable source. Naturalistic lighting is sometimes called “transparent” in that no artificial lighting methods can be detected. indd 16 Unmotivated shadows • I mpossibly distinct rim light • Perfectly placed lights that never permit a character to fall into shadow or be unglamorously lit In the field of motion pictures, there are numerous examples of non-naturalistic lighting.

Ma. ■ U n d e r s ta n d i n g C o l o r a n d C o m p o s i t i o n RYB T T The red-yellow-blue (RYB) color theory model evolved in the 18th century and was based on color materialism, which assumes that primary colors are based on specific, indivisible material pigments found in minerals or other natural substances. The popularization of specific RYB colors was aided by printmakers such as Jakob Christoffel Le Blon (1667–1741), who developed the color separation printing process. The color wheel itself was invented by Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1727) in 1704, although his variation contained seven hues visible when white light was split by a prism.

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