Publisher: Focal Press
Author: Mark Gerhard
* An all-access pass to the production and teaching experience of Autodesk’s training experts
* Concept-driven lessons, fully illustrated in color, teach you the essentials of using 3ds Max 2008 so you can master the techniques of animation, modeling, materials, lighting and rendering
* DVD includes instructor led videos, support files and movies as well as interviews with contributing artists and FREE models from Turbo Squid worth US $100!
The authoritative guide that gives a complete introduction to 3ds Max 2008 as only the development team could present it.
Getting Started; User Interface; Creating Objects; Files and Objects ;Transform Tools; Modifiers; Modeling; Low-Poly Modeling; Shapes; Using Compound Objects; Animation; Animation Basics; Hierarchies; Character Animation with Biped; Materials and Mapping; Intro to Materials; Using Maps: Mapping Coordinates; Rendering; Cameras; Basic Lighting; Global Illumination; Rendering the Scene; 3d Compositing; 2D to 3D
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