A Tutorial on UV Mapping a Human Head

This is a video tutorial on the UV Mapping of a Human Head model in Maya.  This tutorial consists of three videos and is split into six stages that cover the following:
  • Why we use UVs in Maya
  • The use of Cylindrical Mapping
  • Sewing the UV edges together
  • Tidying up the UV Map using the relax tool
  • Several methods of applying texture to a UV Map
    If you need a human head model to practice this tutorial with, click here to download one.  Here are the three videos of the tutorial: