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Digital Tutors Ships New Fundamentals of Maya Training Kit

Issues Teratology Monster Challenge (February 09, 2005)

Fundamentals of Maya: Polygon and Sub-D Modeling

Fundamentals of Maya: Polygon and Sub-D Modeling

Digital-Tutors, a division of PL Studios, Inc., are excited to announce the worldwide availability of "Fundamentals of Maya: Polygon and Sub-D Modeling" training kit - the latest release in a library of industry leading training resources for digital artists. In over 3.5 hours and 2 discs of innovative training methods, "Fundamentals of Maya: Polygon and Sub-D Modeling" guides users though the fundamentals of modeling an original concept monster in Maya.

The groundbreaking release of "Fundamentals of Maya: Polygon and Sub-D Modeling" focuses on modeling organic forms with complexity and realism, allowing the user's imagination to become reality! The concepts, methods, and tools used for each process are presented in clear and easy to follow steps, specifically designed to save the user time and frustration throughout the user's workflow. The unique hands-on approach to learning Maya's robust system enables the user to better understand the fundamentals and up-to-the-minute techniques used to achieve greater organic realism.

"We have designed the Teratology Monster Challenge, a promotional challenge that will grant our users the opportunity to show the world their work, says Sandip Patel, Director of Global Business. "Digital-Tutors believes in our users creativity. With the Teratology Monster Challenge, Digital-Tutors brings users the opportunity to further develop and deform our monster in our newest training kit, Fundamentals of Maya: Polygon and Sub-D Modeling. We encourage our users to push the creative envelope and show the world their creativity."

As "Fundamentals of Maya: Polygon and Sub-D Modeling" provides users with in-depth Polygon and SubDivision surface modeling techniques, users will also learn image plane preparation, extruding along curves, appending to Polygon Tool, SubDivision Hierarchy, duplicating along curves, Polygon Proxy Modeling, combining multiple polygon objects, surface conversion, mirroring, attaching, and cleaning up geometry, and a number of additional tips and techniques for efficient modeling.

"The Teratology Monster Challenge and our newest release, ?Fundamentals of Maya: Polygon and Sub-D Modeling", were both specifically designed with our users in mind," says Hillary Ahrens, Director of Operations. Ahrens adds, "Our users will have the opportunity to submit their work and have the opportunity to win a number of prizes. Everyone wins at Digital-Tutors, as all entries will receive a $5 gift certificate to Digital-Tutors. The winners in each category will be chosen by popular vote, the DT Team, and our panel of judges including Krishnamurti Costa, Alessandro Baldasseroni, Xiao Yi, Patrick Beaulieu, and Francisco Ferriz, all of whose work can be seen at"

"We are excited to release the newest addition to our training library and launch the Teratology Promotional Challenge at Digital-Tutors," said Gavin Elliott, Concept Artist. "Fundamentals of Maya: Polygon and Sub-D Modeling" is the perfect companion for those seeking greater success and more efficient modeling workflow and the Teratology Monster Challenge is the perfect opportunity for our users to submit their work for great prizes and exposure."

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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 28 years of combined experience in the classroom and studio, Digital-Tutors offers users innovative concepts, unrivaled customer support, practical advice, and sound solutions for all levels of expertise. The mission of Digital-Tutors - To create a library of innovative learning tools that is conceived by educators, driven by industry artists, and used by you, remains the same today.

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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