Maya 2017 tutorial : How to model a simple Pirate Sword

In this 3D modeling video I will show you how to model a simple Pirate Sword.

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Luke Fallis says:

Looking good Mike! Thank you for everything you do!

DJ Celander says:

Great!!! One of the best videos on YT about maya 2k17 for beginners. Others dont saying shortcuts so beginers are lost… Thx very much!

Shunty Singh says:

can u also make videos for using maya partical effects into unity.

Phebe Lin says:

Just for the people who stuck on 1:57….
First just right click and select face then hold the shift key to select 🙂

Syam kumar says:

where to get the reference image

Jacob Glennen says:

How did I do guys? I’m really enjoying 3D modelling, and you’re an awesome teacher Mike!
I tapered off the tip a little more, and added a few gnarly spikes 😛

WorldTechCare says:

Pls provide the Reference image

utkarsh anand upadhyay says:

wow great now you are uploading in Full HD 1080P also thanks.

Elaiden says:

Hi, thanks for an other great tutorial, just a question. Could you start making it a common practice to include the links to all the reference pictures in the description? It would simplify things for a lot of people i think. Although a part of the job is finding the perfect references and to do some research i think it feels like the sensical thing to do. Again, thanks for the amazing content you’re putting out!

Designus says:

Thank you its my first 3D model ^^

Edward Oh says:

When I import the sword image, (the same one) the image is taking the whole page and i cannot make it smaller or move it around even when i use the W, R, or E, and the Move tool, and the Scale tool does not work on the image PLEASEEEE HELLPPPP ….. Thank you

elxokas says:

yo man, amazing tutorial i really enjoyed it, thanks!

junaid mumtaz says:

Please add reference image link on discription. your Tutorials really means alot…. Thumbs Up

vijayaraghavan p says:

im not able to move my reference image

moutottahazunai says:

Great tutorial, really wish my crappy indie game studio could afford Maya.. watched this wistfully while I was toiling away at Blender :*(

Jacek Zięba says:

Hi, great tutorial. Do you know how to use a track tool on Mac? I can’t find the shortcut and I have to activate this tool from viev-camera tools-track tool. It’s annoying. I can use rotate tool in easy way, but not the track tool Thank you in advance for your help.

Nepu-Tech USA says:

I did it!!! Thanks! 😀

Darijo Živković says:

I’m trying to make every day or two, at least one of your tutorials. And everytime, I learn something from you. Thank you Mike, you’re such good tutor, and continue to stay the same.

Allwyn Christopher says:

great tutorial, thanks

Kyriakos G22 says:

Hello, i have been following your tutorial but i am using Maya 2016 , in 7:11 i am a little bit confused because the plane is not extruded on the top of the line . Could you please provide me some help ?

Shubham Mhatre says:

please make tuts on intersection of curves and trimming also

Michael Metz says:

Hi would really appreciate a tutorial on a fairly simple stuffed to or action figure that i will put in a spacecraft to show 0 gravity. Hope this makes sense! have fun!

Abdulrahman Animation says:

well done sir.

Beach3D says:

Mike, you are the greatest tutor on YouTube! You have taught us to pay attention to small detail. With that being said, it looks like you put that this was made with Maya 2016 in the description by accident.

Derek Sigman says:

Having trouble with the handle. I select the cube then the curve but when go to extrude nothing happens. Can anyone help me?

OCDTraci says:

Fantastic tutorial. Thank you so much for sharing with us, Mike!

anil ciftlik says:

owowowo Nice sword 😀

Chris Farrell says:

Hey Mike, thanks for the great tutorial. At 14:31I’m having a problem deleting the NURBs curve. Each time I try it deletes the entire handle. Any suggestions?

Photoshop Imagination says:

please make a tutorial of how to export in high quality jpeg file, or png or psd.
When I export in jpg or psd it always export in 720px or lower.

Khaled Masoud says:

thanks. really you awesome man

deeksha shrivastava says:

It was very helpful…….thanks

Heriberto Calderon says:

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My island says:

Thank you very much for this lessons , may you give me the photo, so I can follow your lessons more precisely.

Inferno Captures says:

Wow, as a student, KeyShot is not only a fascinating piece of software, but also perhaps one of the most expensive pieces of software I’ve come to contact with. Any idea how to get it cheaper / for free / a good enough alternative? Thanks in advance!

Maciek Maciant says:

Hello there,
I do not have an option to save the sword object as an OBJexport, any idea how to fix it?

Khromus S says:

trying to figure out this arnold render thats been put into maya 2017 since they got rid of mental ray 🙁

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Sir Sax says:

Do you recommend another rendering source? I am new to this (like, less then a week) and it would be pre-mature to buy KeyShot for 1,995, especially at the cost. The trial version is covered in a watermark and I don’t know another rendering source I could use. Do you have any recommendations?

The Pro says:

hey mike.
i really love your tuts they are very much useful.
i have an request for a car modeling and rendering in keyshot tutorial
i will be very glad if you will make,

Therm Graphics says:

You go way too fast

vijayaraghavan p says:

how can i upload from key shot to unreal engine. my moving of image is fixed

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