The MAYA GO training course is 5 days in duration. You’ll cover all of the essential basics from model building, texturing, lighting to hierarchical animation.

MAYA GO is a short, sharp introduction to this complex software. It is aimed at beginners in 3D animation or those already familiar with other 3D animation software but need a quick introduction to Maya


A day by day breakdown

DAY 1 - The interface, modelling basics

DAY 2 - Advanced modelling, sub-divisions, NURBS, deformers

DAY 3 - Textures and lighting, rendering, UV mapping and projections

DAY 4 - Creating a skeleton for character animation, skinning and key-framing the character

DAY 5 - Hierarchical animation, essential particles and physics

Final output will be to either Pixar's RenderMan or Arnold. (Or both if you so chose).


There are discounts for students and those out of work. Please email us for details.

The cost of the 5 day course is £950 (1 trainer to 4 students) or £1050 (one trainer to one student). This includes meals and accommodation if you take the course at our Italian location near the delightful city of Cortona in Tuscany, Italy.


Bring your partner with you at no extra charge at all. Let them enjoy a week in Tuscany at our expense.

Our Italian location. In the 1,000 year old castle, Castello Neve. All training is in English.