XR Bootcamp: MAYA Getting Started with 3D Modeling

Actions Panel

XR Bootcamp: MAYA Getting Started with 3D Modeling

Learn to create real-life, fictional 3d or 2d models for any practical and artistic project.

When and where

Date and time


FILMGATE MIAMI / DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER 168 Southeast 1st Street 4th Floor Miami, FL 33131

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.

About this event

  • 35 days 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Learn the basic tools and skills in Maya required for: modeling, animation, rigging, and textures.

You will learn how to create real-life, fictional 3d or 2d models, to be used for any practical and artistic views. You will create animations, rigging, and texturing models. The goal is to learn the basics and create something interactive, fun, and comprehensive.

Saturdays, February 11th - March 18, 2023 (REMOTE)

  • 6 Weeks
  • 10AM - 1PM via DISCORD
  • Maya any version 2018 or higher required
  • Computer must have 8GB of RAM (preferably not Mac )
  • Mouse required

Regular: $250


Week 1 - CG Overview & Introduction to Maya

Week 2 - Modeling & UVing

Week 3 - Intro to Materials, Texturing, Lighting,& Rendering

Week 4 - Texturing in Practice

Week 5 - Lighting & Rendering in Practice

Week 6 - Intro to Post Production

Meet the instructor:

Damian Thorn-Hauswirth is a Florida-based digital artist specializing in 3D content creation. Damian attended the University of Central Florida for his undergraduate degree in Digital Media - Visual Language. He returned to UCF and received his MFA in Animation and Visual Effects completing his virtual reality thesis film, Castle of Unknowing. With an initial love for video games, he has created motion graphics for the art auction house Phillips to 3D visual effects and simulation for Lockheed Martin. Damian has three chickens, two cats, one bunny, and a small garden which he tends to while not working on the computer.

Event image