Artist Releases The Art of NURBS Modeling Volume 1
September 13, 2018

Artist Releases The Art of NURBS Modeling Volume 1

HALIFAX, CANADA – Visual effects artist Rusty Hazelden has released an in-depth five-part Maya tutorial series on YouTube. The Art of NURBS Modeling Volume 1 provides an introduction to the powerful NURBS modeling tools available in Autodesk Maya.

Watch the Maya tutorial series today on the Rusty Hazelden YouTube Channel:

From curves to surfaces and everything in between, dive deep into the Maya NURBS modeling tools, and discover how to put them to use by modeling a highly detailed, hurricane lantern.

NURBS modeling techniques are used in the visual effects industry for creating highly detailed, hard surfaced models. Learn how to create NURBS surfaces from curves by using the loft, extrude, revolve, and planar surface tools.

A NURBS surface is only as good as its underlying curves and this tutorial series provides an in-depth look at curve creation and editing techniques that will help you create better models.

Learn numerous tips for efficient NURBS modeling, including how to keep objects organized using display layers, how to create accurate scale models using reference images, and discover countless time-saving techniques.

Hazelden is a visual effects artist with a passion for movies. He makes tutorials about visual effects techniques using Maya, V-Ray, and Houdini. For more information about the tutorial series, check out his website ( and YouTube channel (