Autodesk Maya 2018 – Soda Can Tutorial

Autodesk Maya 2018 – Complete Soda Can Modeling Tutorial

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In this video I go over how to model a complete soda can from start to finish using the box modeling method. This video is for any skill level, specially for a beginner. I go over how to model it step by step including many of the shortcuts used.

Here’s a link to learn how to model the Soda can in a totally different way! step by step!
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Here’s a list of useful shortcuts used in maya.

W- move
E- rotate
R- scale
G- repeat last command
q – exit tool
b- soft selection
shift + . – grow selection
alt + b – change background color
f – fit to selection
ctrl + a – open attribute editor/channel box
ctrl + delete – deletes an edge loop( 2014 version and up only)
1 – standard mode
2- subdivision mode with cage
3- subdivision mode
4- wireframe
5 – shaded mode
6- texture mode
Questions are welcomed, but please refer to the video time-frame when asking video specific questions, thank you
Music :
Hypnothis – Kevin MacLeod (
Space1990 – Kevin MacLeod (
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Lynn Alderson says:

can someone explain how he made the cilinder more transparent at minute 7:19 so that he could see the can picture behind it?

Евгений Мамаев says:

i made it))

Ashraf_DZ says:

Walcom back 3dEx with anther great tutorial..thanks

charlieknr Jeff says:

this was a really good tutorial, subbed 🙂

TheRedjinator says:

Your instruction was excellent. I like how you explained things without over explaining, everything was clear and concise. Thank you.

TheKarg says:

I enjoyed it and made it

Cam raiD says:

Ahhh, the old soda can. Thank you for sharing over the years. The original one was my first project on maya.

Benyoussef ah says:

please I need to connect with you bro .

Paweł Łosek says:

It was fun 😀

Deadpool says:

good tutorial

Daniel Groenewald says:

I watched the whole video to see the making of the pull-tab and texture wrapping XD

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