Surface Modeling Tools in Maya

A 10-part course with Michael McKinley

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Course Overview

Learn the basics of constructing and manipulating mesh surfaces in this Autodesk Maya course. Instructor Michael McKinley of Maya Toolbelt demonstrates how to use fundamental surface tools and commands to create planar surfaces, tubes, revolved shapes, birails, and more. Start by working with simple curves and planes, then add loft, bevels, and extrusions, and finish by modeling 1, 2, and 3+ birails. By the end of this course, you'll know the Maya surface tools like the back of your hand!


  • Total Time 3 hr, 4 min
  • Lessons 10
  • Attachments 2
  • Exercises 69
  • 98 CQ

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