Alias has announced its full lineup of new Maya Learning Tools to accompany Maya 6, the latest version of its 3D animation and special effects software. Maya Learning Tools are books and DVDs that offer self-paced learning for 3D professionals, students, and enthusiasts. Alias will release dozens of DVDs and books in the coming months for a variety of learning levels including the Beginner's series for novices to beginners; the Discover Series that has specific market focus for novices to intermediate users: the Learning series for beginner to intermediate users and the Techniques series for intermediate to advanced users.
Maya Learning Tools are authored by in-house Maya software experts and by industry experts who bring their real world projects to life within the DVDs they create. New to the Learning Tools family this year is a focus on providing self-paced tools for specific markets and for working with Maya software and specific graphics applications such as the upcoming joint venture book with Sybex Publishing titled, Creating Striking Graphics with Photoshop and Maya.