Stuart Christensen returns with a tutorial helping out new users demystifying the use of texture bump maps in Maya.

Attention Noobies! Textures are so important to giving your Maya scenes “true depth” and the humble, simple bump map can help you achieve an astonishing new level of detail for any surface you use in a scene. This tutorial by Stuart Christensen covers the basics of creating a custom Bump Map for surfaces that will instantly elevate your textures from flat and boring to bold and exciting! So, pay attention to the details and you will be creating awesome textures right now! Enjoy”