Tag Archive: texture

Oct 01

How to use UV maps to place custom textures in Maya

This is a short tutorial that describes how to utilize UV maps with the UV Snapshot utility for creating custom textures.  This tutorial demonstrates how to bring UV Snapshots into Photoshop and through the placement of pictures, create a custom texture map.  The custom texture map is then brought back into Maya and placed on …

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Sep 24

UV Editing in Maya – Practical Examples Part 1

This will ultimately be a multi-part series where I demonstrate how to fix, repair and in general work with UV’s in Autodesk Maya.  I’m an instructor and these examples come from my students homework.  I wish to make tutorials for the most part to help those specific students with their work.  The examples I chose …

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Aug 03

Maya – Using the Layered Texture Node with alpha layers

This is a brief tutorial that discusses using the layered texture node within maya in conjunction with jpg and png files. The tutorial covers the subtle differences of using true alpha channel data vs derived alpha channels from luma data.

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