Creating a head in Maya
This lesson will teach you how to create a head in Maya using polygon planes. This style of modeling is great for animating a character. So click on the Creating faces page on the right side and enjoy a free lesson in the art of 3-D animation. Thank you for viewing.
I will take you on the steps of creating a head to be animated using Maya.
Step 1: Get reference photos
Step 2: Create mouth and nose using a polygon plane
Step 3: Form the eye and connect it to the nose and mouth
Step 4: Form the chin and eyebrow.
Step 5: Pull down the chin to create the bottom jaw
Step 6: Create the ball of the head, using a polygon sphere with divisions of 10×10
Step 7: Connect to head to the face
Step 8: Duplicate the side and fix errors
Step 9: Extrude the neck down
Step 10: Duplicate one side to the other and apply a smooth. (do little adjustments as needed)
Finish editing and enjoy.
Thanks you for viewing my lesson. I will be animating this head so keep a look out.
12-15-09 -> 12-17-09