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By Dariush Derakhshani

If you’re new to Maya, the industry-leading 3D animation and results software program, Introducing Maya comprises step by step tutorials and easy-to-follow motives to coach you the fundamentals and nuances of this complicated software program. even if you’re a scholar or a hobbyist, you could research all in regards to the Maya interface and the basics of modeling, texturing, animating and visible results with life like examples. If you’re new to 3D animation or transitioning from one other 3D software, this e-book provides you with the instruments you must become skilled at Maya.

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5 Contrast in design describes how much your foreground subject “pops” from the background. 5, when you create an area in your frame that contains little variation in color and light, the image will seem flat and uneventful. Using dark shadows and light highlights increases the perceived depth in the image and helps pop out the subject from the background. Animating contrast can help increase or decrease the depth of your frame. As you’ll see in Chapter 10, light plays an important role in creating dynamic contrasts within your frame.

2. The three colored circles represent the three axes of rotation for the object—red for X, green for Y, and blue for Z. Select a circle to rotate the object on that axis. The yellow circle surrounding the three axis circles lets you freely rotate the object on all three axes. The Free rotation handle also turns cyan when an axis handle is active. 2. By selecting one of the axis handles and dragging the mouse, you can scale the object in a nonuniform manner in that axis. The middle cyan box will scale the object uniformly on all three axes.

This way you have a series of images that range from dark (with minimal exposure) to normal (with proper exposure) to blown out brightness (with overexposure). hdr) that represents a wider range of light and dark than a typical photo. These files are traditionally used as lighting setups, especially for scenes in which CG is integrated with a live action background using Image Based Lighting or IBL, a concept we will touch on later in this book. Color C ha n n els As mentioned, each image file holds the color information in channels.

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