3D Animation for the Raw Beginner - Using Autodesk Maya

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3D Animation for the Raw Beginner - Using Autodesk Maya

by Buzz King, Ph.D.

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The Book

D Animation for the Raw Beginner - Using Autodesk Maya, copyright August 2014, is available from CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group).

You can buy it on
Amazon. Or buy directly from Taylor and Francis and use the promo code AVN98 for a 20% discount - see the flyer for more information about the book.

Please note that if you buy the Amazon Kindle version, the color insert is at the end of the book and does not appear in the table of contents.
This Website

This site hosts a series of tutorial videos that, in a compact fashion, step the viewer through a number of the examples presented in the book. The book and the videos grew out of the lessons from my Introduction to 3D Animation class.

Also on this site is a
Quick Lessons blog that contains a number of short text-and-image tutorials; as of mid-2014, all of these are included in the book. Just click on 3D Animation Tutorials on the blog homepage.

You can find 3
D Animation for the Raw Beginner on: facebook6 small. You can find me on linkedinicon and googleplussmall. You can also

I will continue to add to both the Video Library and the blog. I will also be adding videos and blog entries using other graphics and animation applications.

You can call me at 303-437-7419 (USA) or email me at buzz@BuzzWorks.buzz.

Faculty members and students can get Maya
for free at: Autodesk student pages.
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