10 Maya Tricks to Save Artists Time

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In this 3D video tutorial, YellowDog shares 10 very, like very, quick tips to speed up workflows and offer some hacks for better working in Maya.

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The top 10 tricks are:

  1. Middle mouse click on the top menu repeats the last action
  2. Deleting parts of an objects construction history
  3. Snap Together tool
  4. Simplify Curve tool
  5. Drag and drop image files into Hypershade
  6. Curve to Tube Mesh (Bonus Tool)
  7. Replace Objects tool
  8. Camera Sequencer
  9. ‘Time’ Expression
  10. Transform Component tool
Maya is a popular 3D modelling program, well-known for its ease of use when creating realistic animations and effects. It allows users to apply modelling layers to give a free-form approach to 3D animation. As an Autodesk product, it seamlessly integrates with other great plugins, such as Phoenix FD, Yeti and XGen.

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