1. Using the Unfold feature in Maya is a lot like having to set one of those Intentional brush fires in southern California. You know you have to do it but you also know it's gonna suck.

    However, this video will show you how you can still effectively use the Unfold feature to quickly unwrap your meshes.

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  2. In this video I cover the most basic use of curves and how you can use curves to create curved shapes quickly, like roads or tubes.

    I also cover the importance of simply creating something properly in the first place so that you do not need to go through the trouble of UV'ing it later.

    Features covered in this video

    Curve Creation
    Extruding along a curve

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  3. This is a more complex use of curves using the boundary feature in Maya. I show examples of how you'd start a car hood vs creating a complicated hallway turn.

    Features covered in this video
    Boundary
    Rebuilding curves

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  4. In this video I go over how to use basic knowledge of curves in Maya to create things like tubes, hallways and perfect 90 degree turns.

    Features covered in this video

    Curve Creation
    Extruding along a curve
    Revolve feature

    I also speak about some other secondary benefits to using curves to create your model.

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  5. In this video I'll cover lofting in more detail as well as rebuilding your curves to change your model resolution.

    Things covered
    Loft
    Rebuilding Curves

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