This site is home to Dariush and Randi Derakhshani. Professionals in vfx and vfx education.
Dariush "Koosh" Derakhshani - is an award winning vfx and cg supervisor in Los Angeles, Ca. Educator and author
Randi L. Derakhshani - is a Digital Artist in Los Angeles, Ca. Educator and author
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In CG Education - Out now...
The video series completed with Ellery Connell through video2brain.com is now on sale. This video is a full survey of Maya and makes for a great introduction to all the different workflows in Maya. YOu can also use the videos as a reference on particular tools or workflows. The way video2brain sets it up is quite nice, where you can pick andchoose the content you're most interested it, and be greeted with an informative and easy to follow 6-9 minute video that gives you the ins and outs of a particular introductory topic and gets you comfortable in Maya very quickly.
This video series contains over 8 hours long of bite-sized professionally edited videos organized into 10 chapters from modeling to rendering with mental ray. Pick upi the basics of what you want to know in no time and be on your way to creating your own work in Autodesk Maya 2013.