CS 2880 11 Topics in Computing: Maya 3D Graphics
Quiz FRIDAY and Assignment due on Halloween Friday:
Gold, Silver, Bronze looking into
Rendering, Painting, and Polygonal Modeling.
Friday Oct 31st quiz #5 is HANDS-ON. Solar system, with similar variations
like we did in Oct 29th practice (MEL Sine Expression and Duplicate Special compound object
used for Sun, Earth and Moon).
First Five Weeks - August 25th to
September 26th class calendar and resources.
The 2nd FIVE weeks calendar and
Sep 29th to Oct 31st
VIP: (current calendar):
Third Five Weeks:
( ** November 3rd - December 15th ** ).
- QUIZ #4 on Wednesday Oct 22nd: Study Guide NOW
as of 12:21 am, 21 minutes after midnight on 10/20.
- The ONLINE
WEBM converter converts .AVI to .WEBM format.
I use the Upload your video you want to convert to WEBM: choice.
The Choose Files button allows you to browse to your local .avi file
(the one that After Effects render produced).
When the Convert file button is clicked, the .avi file is converted
to the .webm format and automatically downloaded to your downloads
Supplemental material on
a COLOR RAMP with Maya particles and
Dynamics menu set.
- VIP: Sculpting
NURBS to make an egghead or a spongebob or whatever is assigned
as of Monday, September 22nd.
Due anytime on Wednesday, October 1st.
- VIP: QUIZ
#3 on Wednesday, October 8th - QUIT THREE study guide/outline.
QUIZ #3: Set
Driven Key: SDK will be included on Quiz #3.
by 3DBuzz video tutorial.
Quiz #3: MEL
= Maya Embedded Language: Expressions written in MEL
to control a single attribute, such as ScaleY.
Ball.scaleY = time + 1;
Is it a SINE of the TIMEs. ABSolutely! More
expressions examples and practice.
lamps and lamps tutorial.