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Digital-Tutors Releases New Maya Hypershade Training Kit

"Introduction to Maya: Hypershade Basics" designed to save time and frustration (March 23, 2005)

Digital-Tutors, a division of PL Studios, Inc., is excited to announce the highly anticipated "Introduction to Maya: Hypershade Basics" training kit - the latest release in a library of industry leading training resources for emerging digital artists of all expertise levels. "Introduction to Maya: Hypershade Basics" redefines, in over 2.5 hours of revolutionary training methods, the users existing skills and understanding of Maya's Hypershade.

"Introduction to Maya: Hypershade Basics" focuses on the innovative rendering technology, which gives users complete control over the material, texture, lights and utilities attributes of your rendered objects. The interactive projects, concepts, and lessons are presented in clear and easy to follow steps, designed to save users time and frustration.

"This kit is an invaluable tool that gives Maya artists full control over the appearance of their rendered objects," said Kyle Green, 3D Curriculum Director. Green adds, "Many emerging artists find troubles with the Hypershade and we breakdown the Hypershade in a series of enjoyable and in-depth training projects."

Highlights from the topics include: comprehensive overview of the Hypershade User Interface, overview of surface materials, working with both 2D and 3D textures, using projections, creating shading networks, using the Connection Editor, using the Attribute Spread Sheet, and numerous additional tips and tricks allowing users to work smarter, faster, and with greater creativity.

"We break it down and explain various materials, textures and their attributes and how to use them together to get great results," said Sunder Iyer, Senior 3D Curriculum Developer. "Learn the ins and outs of the Hypershade and its various features such as the Connection Editor and the Attribute Spreadsheet. If you ever found the Hypershade a big puzzling mess, we'll help you connect the dots," said Iyer.

For a full outline and pricing information of "Introduction to Maya: Hypershade Basics" visit:

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About Digital-Tutors
Recognized as one of the world's largest and most trusted resources for interactive instructional training, Digital-Tutors develops award-winning and unrivaled training solutions for artists of all expertise levels. Digital-Tutors is comprised of the world's leaders in training and curriculum design. With over 29 years of combined experience in the classroom and studio, Digital-Tutors delivers breakthrough training solutions and offers a library of innovative learning tools, conceived by educators and driven by industry artists.

To learn more about Digital-Tutors and the resources available, visit

Digital-Tutors is a division of PL Studios, Inc., a respected leading innovator of training materials as well as a provider of related services, for both the consumer and professional markets.

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