Intro to UVW Unwrapping in 3ds Max for Games
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Intro to UVW Unwrapping in 3ds Max for Games

Master UVW Unwrapping for your game props as we guide you step-by-step through the most important tools in 3ds Max!
4.9 (35 ratings)
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288 students enrolled
Created by 3dmotive LLC
Last updated 9/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn to UVW Unwrap your game assets in 3ds Max
  • Understand the very basics of UVW Unwrapping for 3d
  • Learn the basic, core UI of the UVW Editor in 3ds Max
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Requirements
  • A copy of Autodesk's 3ds Max
Description

Using 3ds Max, we'll take an introductory look at UVW unwrapping, learn about hotkeys and setting up your UI to maximize your unwrapping efficiency, and then move straight on to unwrapping our Oil Tower prop. As we simplify the many tasks associated with unwrapping, we'll breakdown some of the most commonly used tools and have you unwrapping your assets in no time.

About the Instructor:

Don Ott has been working in the game industry as a 3d artist for over 8 years, and is the co-founder and owner of 3dmotive.com, which produces high-quality, game art and 3d related tutorials by industry pros! He is currently a Senior Artist at High Moon Studios in Carlsbad, CA, currently working on his 6th AAA title, slated for release in 2015. He is also a professor at Laguna College of Art and Design where he teaches Game Asset Modeling. You can see more of Don's work at www.donaldott.com.

Who is the target audience?
  • Absolute beginners to 3ds Max
  • Anyone who struggles with UVs or Unwrapping their 3d objects
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Curriculum For This Course
14 Lectures
01:07:41
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Introduction to the Principles
5 Lectures 17:50
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Learn by Doing - Unwrapping our Game Prop
9 Lectures 49:54

Planning Ahead!
01:01

Instancing and the Stitch Tool
05:47

Using the Relax Tool
04:22

Important Unwrapping Tools
17:06

Unwrapping a Curved Shape
06:49

Unwrapping a Hose
03:11

Packing UVs and Closing
08:37

Bonus Lecture: Further Learning with 3dmotive
00:21
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