Course overview Course overview
Learn scripting essentials
The courses focuses on teaching the needed basics of Python to be able to manipulate scenes in Maya. The student is able to add, delete or change content in 3D which allows them to batch their process and automate parts of their work. Interactive apps round up the course which allow input and modification in the scripts behavior. The students will be able to write basic scripts in Python. Additionally they will be able to manipulate Maya scenes using Python Apps with UI.
Python for VFX and Animation in Maya WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The more you know, the better.
Your journey starts here
Alexander is a VES award winning Technical Director currently working at Weta Digital. Focused on feature animation and VFX films he worked on the pipeline at Weta Digital, Pixar-Disneys 'Monsters at Work' , The Amazing World of Gumball (Studio Soi), Pearl Quest (Framestore), The Elfins (arx anima) and Petzi (Studio Soi). He is specialized in coaching artists how to script, advanced lighting and changing culture. You can find his videos and podcast (21 Artist Show) on YouTube and at events around the globe. www.alexanderrichtertd.com
Spring TERM Registration
Feb 8, 2021 - Apr 26, 2021
This course is meant to help you understand how to use Python with Maya. If you don’t know Python? Don’t worry! This course helps you develop the foundation you’ll need should you want to break into your specific industry (rigging, special effects, lighting, film or gaming, etc.). This course is the best source for learning any programming language I have ever received. If Alex decides to teach a sequel to this course, let me know and sign me up! (Or vice versa.)
Amazing teaching style, completely comprehensive, I have taken a few python courses that were not maya centered but they were always bogged down by niche concepts and not paying enough attention to the core of python as a whole. I learned a lot and that is thanks to you!
Very professional and efficient. Great explanation of topics.
I did not know anything about coding before taking this class. I took this class hoping to gain some understanding of python. I never expected that after this class I would have the knowledge to create my own scripts and Maya UI’s! I'm super happy I took this class!!!
This course help me to fill some Python gap and with the information that i studied will help me for technical issues and problem solving. I understand more about the pipeline and creating tools for the artist.
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What makes this learning experience unique?
Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industries best artist.
1+ Year Access
Enjoy over 365 days of full course access. This includes all lectures, feedback, and Live Q&A recordings.
Certificate of Completion
Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.
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