From the Back Cover
This exceptional, full–color Maya Press title produced by Alias, the software′s creators is a comprehensive mid–cycle revision that uses the award–winning short film Blue as the basis for the book′s all–new hands–on tutorials. Artists, students, educators, and hobbyists will appreciate this book′s comprehensible coverage of 3D and Maya basics. Project–focused lessons use actual production files from the film Blue to teach you most of the tools available in Maya Complete. The companion DVD includes instructor–led tutorials, scene files, artist interviews, and Maya PLE. Also includes Alias′s Sketchbook Pro Version 1.1.1, $129.99 value.
About the Author
This official book is written by Alias, the creators of Maya.