Computing BSc (Hons)
Need image planes for your model? Try googling for reference images or blueprints. E.g “Car Reference image”, “Car blueprint image”. You could also try the keyword “Turnaround sheet”.
NWC601COM – 3D Modelling & Animation
Topic 1 – Applications of 3D and Introduction to Maya
Important initial settings: Autosave, Incremental save and undo
Topic 2 – Modelling and Maya Basics
Topic 3 – UV Mapping and Texturing
Topic 4 – Rigging and Animation
Topic 5 – Character Creation
Starting with a basic polygon cube with subdivision settings of: Width: 2, Height 5, Depth 1. Use the extrusion tool to create a low poly human character.
To set up your image planes go to View > Image Plane > Import Image, then select your file(s).
Topic 6 – Rigging and Skinning