3DS Max 2014 Tutorial Video. 3DS Max For Beginners

Become A 3DS Max Expert. Over 10 Hours Of Training. Learn The Art of 3D Model Creation By Infinite Skills
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Published 8/2013 English

Course Description

Over 10 Hours Of Comprehensive Instruction. Complete With Working Files

This 3ds Max 2014 training course from Infinite Skills introduces you to the fundamentals of using this 3d software from Autodesk. 3ds Max is used for modeling and animation, and contains a plethora of tools to allow you to create models for games or movies and even to create movie effects and movie pre-visualization. This tutorial is designed for beginners, and covers fundamental features that have been around for a while, and new features to the 2014 version of 3ds Max.


Some of the topics that Joel covers include; file and project management in 3ds Max, essential viewport navigation and visual feedback controls, an introduction to the enhanced menu system option, state sets - as a render layer manager and live link to After Effects, and scene management in 3ds Max using Containers, Xref objects, the Layer manager, Groups, and more. This video tutorial also covers the new features in the Mental Ray engine, how to use String options, enabling hidden features, UVW Mapping, mParticles, mCloth, Hair and Fur, and much much more!

Once you have completed the training video for Autodesk 3ds Max 2014, you will have a comprehensive understanding of this 3ds software and how to use the tools to create your own incredible models and animations. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

What are the requirements?

  • A desire to learn

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn How To Use 3DS Max
  • Taught By Leading Expert
  • Over 10 Hours Of Content

What is the target audience?

  • Beginners - Intermediates

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
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0101 What You Will Learn
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03:07
0102 A Word About Gamma Handling
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01:17
0103 The Working Files And Setting Up Our Max Project
Preview
02:20
Section 2: Working With 3Ds Max
0201 The File Management System
Preview
06:16
0202 Working With Units
06:39
0203 Viewport Navigation
06:26
0204 Viewport Configuration
05:03
0205 Nitrous Viewport Quality
06:12
0206 The Quad Menu System
05:18
0207 The All Important Command Panel
04:00
0208 Working With The Ribbon
06:54
0209 Managing Workspaces And The Enhanced Menus
07:12
0210 Search All Actions
04:40
0211 Send To Maya, Mudbox, Softimage, MotionBuilder
04:38
0212 Auto Backup
03:29
0213 Isolate Workflow
04:13
0214 3DS Max Gamma Workflow
03:44
Section 3: Working In 3D Space
0301 Getting The Best From The Transform Gizmo
05:09
0302 The Reference Coordinate System
03:34
0303 The Home Grids
05:25
0304 Pivot Point Manipulation
04:05
0305 Snaps And How To Use Them
07:05
Section 4: Organizing Scene Assets
0401 Layer Management
07:23
0402 State Sets Workflow
09:03
0403 The Power Of Groups And Object Naming Tools
05:53
0404 Selection Sets
06:27
0405 Using Containers
08:04
0406 XRef Scenes
07:15
0407 XRef Objects
05:45
0408 Outputting Files Using State Sets
04:01
0409 After Effects Composite Link
07:13
Section 5: Working With 3DS Max Primitives
0501 Workflow For Primitives
09:27
0502 Extended Primitive Types
06:02
0503 Space Warps
08:05
Section 6: Modelling Tools
0601 The Basics Of Splines
07:34
0602 Patches
06:39
0603 Polygon Modelling - Sub-Object Tools
09:17
0604 Box Modelling Technique
11:42
0605 Poly By Poly Technique
06:25
0606 Sub-D Technique
07:38
Section 7: The Power Of 3ds Max Modifiers
0701 What Is A Modifier And How The Stack Works
05:03
0702 Useful Modelling Modifiers
08:09
0703 Useful Animation Modifiers
06:50
0704 Useful Selection Modifiers
07:07
0705 Parametric Modelling With Modifiers
09:08
Section 8: Rendering Options
0801 Common Render Output Controls
08:40
0802 Quicksilver
06:58
0803 Mental Ray Unified Sampling
08:36
0804 Mental Ray Image Based Lighting
07:00
0805 Working With Final Gather
07:28
0806 Sky Portals And Final Gather
07:02
0807 Photon Mapping And Final Gather
06:49
0808 Light Simulation With iray
07:04
0809 Creating Caustics
07:46
0810 Using String Options
05:52
Section 9: UVW Mapping Tools
0901 The UVW Mapping Modifier
08:59
0902 The Unwrap UVW Modifier Options
07:48
0903 Exploring The Unwrap UVW Editor
09:25
0904 Unwrap Using Pelt Mapping
07:37
Section 10: Working With Materials And Maps
1001 The Material Editor Modes
09:25
1002 Standard Material Types
05:47
1003 Mental Ray Material Types
12:41
1004 Working With Maps
07:41
1005 Displacement Mapping
08:14
1006 Using Utility Maps
07:30
1007 Using The Render To Map Feature
07:15
1008 The Render Surface Map Dialogue
08:26
Section 11: The 3DS Max Camera
1101 Free And Target Camera Types
09:30
1102 Working With The Camera Settings
05:09
1103 Depth Of Field Options
06:07
1104 Motion Blur Types
07:41
1105 The New Perspective Match And 2D Pan And Zoom Tools
07:56
Section 12: Lighting Tools
1201 The Spotlight
06:40
1202 Photometric Light Type
08:22
1203 Working With The Daylight System
07:16
1204 Exposure Controls
05:43
Section 13: Particle Tools
1301 Non-Event Driven Particle Systems
06:44
1302 Particle Flow Operators
08:32
1303 Deflectors
08:06
1304 Forces
06:37
1305 New Particle Flow Operators
07:20
Section 14: Simulation Tools
1401 Populate
07:49
1402 Working With Cloth
06:17
1403 Applying Hair And Fur
06:12
1404 MassFX Workflow
05:40

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