Maya - Introduction and Basic Controls

Main Topics
    Introduction to the program
    Description of the interface
    Navigation within the environment
    Discussion of basic controls

In this Maya video, we will explore the interface and environment of Maya 2009 and discuss its basic modeling controls. We will begin with a breakdown of the interface layout, progress to an explanation of navigation procedures and conclude with a discussion of the basic controls in the early modeling stages.  The goal of this exercise is to gain a comprehensive introduction to the software platform so that you will be prepared to use it successfully as an advanced design and modeling tool.