3D Modelling in Maya


Another of our teachers is Matt, and what he began to teach us about was the 3D modelling software, Maya 2016. In our first lesson with him, we were taught the basic controls, like how to move around.

  • Alt + left mouse button = rotates
  • Alt + middle mouse button = pans around the project
  • Alt + right mouse button = zoom in/out

As well as that we learned some of the basic tools, such as:


Matt provided us with a PowerPoint that has helpful tips, so we can refer back to it if we ever get stuck. mayamodelling

basic polygons.png

We had a go inserting simple polygons and messing around with them. Also we learnt how to add more edges onto something, and then drag them around – like I did with the spiky cone shaped object that I made.


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