Fall 2012 - Week 07 - Maya 3D Graphics - 10/01-10/05

Monday, October 1st, 2012
  1. Modeling a Wineglass using Polygons by Steven Murdoch (Aussie).

  2. A N I M A T I O N - Assignment due Friday, October 5th at 9 a.m. - to be handed in. Can be hand-written (pen or pencil).

  3. Modeling Elements of a Castle - due on Wednesday, October 10th. Send as attachment to jacobson@cs.uni.edu with email Subject: MAYA CASTLE ASSIGNMENT

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 (Set Driven Key)
  1. Set Driven Key was covered.

  2. Quicktime movie created with Window menu > Playblast command. SetDrivenKey.mov - SDK used where the ball is the Driver object and the rising door or the swinging door is the Driven object. The driver attribute for both polygonal spheres is TranslateZ. The driven attribute is either TranslateY or RotateX for the door that gets out of the way.

  3. Edit menu > Delete by Type > Static Channels was used for the first time too. What does it do? What is a STATIC CHANNEL?