Tag Archive: UV mapping

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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Oct 01

UV Editing in Maya – Practical Examples Part 2

This is part 2 of an ongoing series of demonstrations on how to edit UV’s in Maya.  This particular tutorial discusses how and why to move seams, how to reassemble a UV map from an auto projection, how to cut edges and unfold a completely overlapping UV map and how to use the distortion shading …

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