Autodesk Maya is one of the most popular 3D Software packages used by professional digital artists. It's also top of the list for software being taught at Rookies Certified Schools, and there is good reason why - it's amazing!

Just take a look at the following 20 projects that have been uploaded to The Rookies this year. You're mind will be blow.


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Milqui

Created by: Roy Bennett
Member Level: player

This was my submission for my Foundations Term's final project at Think Tank Online. We were tasked with picking a 2D concept and recreating it in 3D. I chose the very talented Alejandro Burdisio's "Milqui" (Link here: https://www.artstation.com/artwork/qr6Vy).

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Digi Double

Created by: Guillaume Béguin
Member Level: player

Here is my latest project : my digi double! It was very challenging working on a photorealistic project while learning new softwares.

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Alibaba Kitchen

Created by: Ruben Pino
Member Level: player

This is the result of my final project at Think Tank Online (Foundations term). We were assigned to recreate a 3D version of a 2D illustration. My choice was Alibaba, by the talented artist Thibaud Pourplanche.

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Flo's V8 Cafe - Think Tank Advanced Project

Created by: Juan Carlos Linares Santos
Member Level: player

Advance term Project @ Think Tank Online Duration - 14 weeks Responsible for all aspects, rendered in Unreal Engine 4. I used some of the foliage from Megascans, and the trees are from the Epic Store(Open World Demo Collection). The project was done for my final Advanced term project at Think Tank training

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Holy Man

Created by: Franziska Milius
Member Level: player

Hi everyone, this character is the first project I created as part of my Demo Reel. Sculpted and textured in ZBrush and rendered with Arnold.

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Bad Guys 7 - 3D Artwork

Created by: Shakhzaman Kasteyev
Member Level: player

This is my Final Foundation project for Think Tank Online. Original concept "Bad Guys 7" by the talented Guweiz https://www.artstation.com/guweiz . I spent 7 weeks working on recreating his drawing in 3D. Learned lot of new things during the whole process.

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Ronin 浪人 - Haru Kishaba

Created by: Sergi Coca GIl
Member Level: contender

Ronin on real-time 104.7 K tris. Sculpted in ZBrush, clothing made in Marvelous Designer, retopology in Maya, texture in Substance Painter and Designer, final rendering in Marmoset Toolbag 4.

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Honda CX650 Cafe Racer - Real-time Game Asset

Created by: Eldar Seydamet
Member Level: player

This custom Honda CX650 is based on the custom bobber/cafe racer Honda CX500 I used to own. While I was creating this bike I was also heavily inspired by the John Player Special Honda made by One-Up Moto Garage customs, very talented people! Huge thanks to my supervisor Jason Gullion, family and friends.

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Eilesti - The Local Druid

Created by: Yano Claeys
Member Level: player

I made this character for the grads in games challenge! Since this was my first time doing the full character workflow I learned a lot while making this. original concept made by Alessandro Rossi

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Moon

Created by: Charly Amani
Member Level: rookie

freestyle project

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Kid and the Hyenas

Created by: David Kwahk
Member Level: contender

One of the projects done for Demo Reel class at Gnomon taught by Miguel Ortega. Huge thanks to both Tran Ma and Miguel Ortega for all the feedback and support. Concept by Xiaoyu Huang

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Self-portrait

Created by: Chloé Lenarduzzi
Member Level: contender

Hi ! Here's a digidouble study of myself made during my free time.

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The Princess of Ambrosia

Created by: Gia Han Lam
Member Level: player

A project I made earlier this year for the Grads in Games Challenge in the Character Art category :) I was lucky enough to end up as the winner for the Rising Star competition! We had to create a game ready character within a month, which was a great learning experience and challenge! Based on Airi Pan's concept :)

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'Fire and Blood' (Real-time)

Created by: Raff Sant
Member Level: contender

Fire and Blood” was developed during my mentorship here at Think Tank Training Centre. Huge shout out to my mentor, Damien Lam. “Fire and Blood” is based off of “Dragon Knight”, a concept art by Jian Li - https://www.artstation.com/artwork/mqBgPv

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STAYCATION

Created by: Annina Weber
Member Level: player

Here's my Final Project for the foundation term at Think Tank Online. The goal was to recreate a 2D concept of our choice in 3D. I chose an illustration by Lê Long for its story and peaceful mood. Thank you to my friends, family and my supervisor Renato Scicchitano for their support!

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The Flamingo Witch - 3D Art

Created by: Belén Amat
Member Level: player

Project in which I had to create a render that ressembled as close as possible a concept art of our choice. I chose N. Kim's illustration specially because it had various elements that could make me test and improve my skills, including being able to get the mood of the concept.

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FurBall : Crackito

Created by: Lucas Ferrer
Member Level: player

From my passion for snowy landscapes i've decided to realise an animal who could possibly live in this setting. Crackito (because it's his name) is a kind of mix between a wolf and an Syberian husky . A special thanks to lauramunos and sponylunique for their precious help and advices.

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Love on Autopilot

Created by: Shakhzaman Kasteyev
Member Level: player

A recreation of Renz Gonzaga's photo. Done for my Intermediate Final at Think Tank Online. It was my first time building a scene in Unreal and had a lot of fun. Renz Gonzaga's website: https://renzgonzaga.pixieset.com/

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The Holow Knight

Created by: Alejandro Díaz Magán
Member Level: contender

The Hollow Knight - fanart I did as a quick practice on working from a reference. Based on an illustration by the amazing Tyler Ellis

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Detective Pikachu Project

Created by: Noa Plinke
Member Level: player

I wanted to dedicate this work to Pokemon which has a special place in my heart. It was my first time trying out different materials, compositing and lighting. Also my first time creating fur and I've learned a ton during the process although it was quite a difficult and challenging experience.

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