This basic lesson for introduction of the 3d animation, modeling and rendering software Maya, in this 3d modeling lesson you will learn how to use the several tools in different ways, you will be introduced with the tool bar and time slider how to make animation and then what is channel box and how to use the channel box for our 3d modeling and how to use the channel box for 3d animation in 3d modeling and animation software Autodesk Maya. Each tool of this 3d modeling and animation software application Autodesk Maya has option for modification of the tool itself you can control the working of the tool itself.
Tool option box:
Tool option box has options and attribute for controlling the working of the tool or commands in 3d modeling and animation software Autodesk Maya you can open tool options box clicking the middle set of line present at the last of status line or just double click on the specific tool to open its options box. There is classic mode of a tool and Soft selection tool option which gives soft control of the tool.
The common tool of the tool bar:
The most common tool of the tool bar are the basically three move tool, rotate tool and scale tool, there are also other tools like paint selection tool and pick tool etc. then in the bottom are view port navigation options, tool option box, channel box options, etc.
This is scale like tool and on its scale the frame number are indicated in the form of scale, you can select any frame then you press‘s’ to set key this frame then move the time slider to other frame on this scale move the object to different position then press‘s’ setting key at this second frame, now hit play button. In this way you can make 3d animation in 3d modeling and animation software Maya.
This box opens up when you click on the last set of line in the extreme right of the status line or simply press ‘ctrl + a’ once for opening channel box. It is one of the most important 3d modeling and 3d animation tool and commands system perfect 3d modeling and animation, its upper size has basic option for move tool as translate x. y and z, rotate x, y and z and then scale x, y and z and visible there may be more option for other mode of working. Then lower side has sub object level or if you have selected some commands then it shows its attributes, it has layer editor for making layer of 3d objects.
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