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#1 Mastering UV Mapping in Maya | Maya 2018 UV Mapping Tutorial

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In this Maya 2018 tutorial we’ll cover the basics of UV mapping. This first video focuses on what UV mapping is and looks at mapping textures onto a simple cube using automatic projection.

Click here to view the entire UV Mapping series in one video – https://youtu.be/fbb7y2Ne-Pg

To download the texture files for this Maya UV mapping tutorial, click here – https://gum.co/ONTfB

If you have enjoyed this Maya tutorial then please consider supporting me through Patreon. It will really help me to get more (and better) videos made – https://www.patreon.com/user?u=1002988&ty=h

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You will need a copy of Maya in order to complete this Maya tutorial. Click here to learn how to download Maya for free – https://youtu.be/9Ef4uxfBkG0

Click here for my Unreal Engine 4 for Beginners tutorial – https://youtu.be/a0qNO6_xPx0

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  1. Game Dev Academy
    November 18, 2019 at 16:32

    Do you want me to add more videos to this series? Make sure you tell me by leaving a comment!

  2. Muhammad Aamir
    November 18, 2019 at 16:32

    Really helpful how you explained precisely.. Thank you!

  3. babak rashedi
    November 18, 2019 at 16:32


  4. Lyrical Ashmi
    November 18, 2019 at 16:32

    some people cames and changes their life and change skills…….

    like that your video changed my vision, I always seemed UV mapping and UV creating is one of the difficult work in Maya, but you taught me easily, how funny it was really crazy thing……….thank you so much …………dear bro

  5. Faizan Ashiq
    November 18, 2019 at 16:32

    Sir please make a video on how to create relastic water in maya.

  6. Rajesh Halder
    November 18, 2019 at 16:32


  7. Daredevil
    November 18, 2019 at 16:32

    this is a gem

  8. Syn Geeft
    November 18, 2019 at 16:32

    great video

  9. Ferxx02
    November 18, 2019 at 16:32

    Please! add moreeeeee!!!!!! AHH, the hype consumes me!!
    Well… Seriously, add more like this please, you are doing great and I am learning a lot from you!!

  10. Warshon
    November 18, 2019 at 16:32

    I think its awesome that you are making free and accessible tutorials. UV was always my weak spot in class. Maybe you could have some videos that go over the more general ideas and theories of UV mapping!

  11. Justin Lazaroff
    November 18, 2019 at 16:32

    Your tutorials are always the best! Welcome back to the world of Maya!

  12. howl13
    November 18, 2019 at 16:32

    can you use UV night shade?
    Edit: can you also tackle texture atlus and trim sheet please? 🙂 and tile texture in one axis. pls pls

  13. rustam Zamn
    November 18, 2019 at 16:32

    Wow back in maya tutorials thanx sir waiting so long for this now please make this series long and cover all about maya specially full body charcter walking cycle and it would be so better if u make a short animation clip which cover all the things about maya like you made in maya basics planet and room tutorials thnx again for starting maya tutorial series 😍😍😍

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