Dover Studios has unveiled Maya NURBS Modeling 3rd Edition, their
latest visual effects training video. It provides visual effects
artists with an introduction to the NURBS modeling tools available in
Autodesk Maya.

The third edition has been completely revised and updated, and
includes a variety of new examples, more detailed descriptions, and
features over two hours of 1080p high definition video.Visual effects
artists, Andrew Hazelden and Russell Hazelden, provide tips for NURBS
modeling including: how to keep objects organized using the layer
editor, how to create accurate scale models using reference images,
and countless time saving techniques.

Topics include creating curves using control vertices and edit
points, using curve primitives, inserting and removing knots from
curves, detaching curves using curve points, opening and closing
curves, cutting and attaching curves, reversing a curve’s direction,
the smooth curve tool, the pencil curve tool, arc tools, and creating
text. For more information visit http:/ and watch
the free preview. Maya NURBS Modeling 3rd Edition is available now as
a download for US$125. Single user and multi-user site licensed
versions of the video are available.