3D Logo Design using Autodesk 3ds Max

3ds Max Quick Start Program is designed for beginners who are looking to explore 3D as a future career option.
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  • Lectures 11
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2014 English

Course Description

Welcome to 3DTraining.com's Quick Start Video Series: If you are a beginner looking to learn Autodesk 3ds Max, these videos will give you a quick overview of the software to help you decide if you seriously want to pursue a career in 3D.

In this project-based course you will learn:

  • Autodesk 3ds Max's Core Interface and Navigation
  • 3D Workflows (modeling, materials, lighting & rendering)
  • Design your own 3D Logo and get started towards your 3D career!

After this course, you will have created a personalized 3D Logo that walks you through step by step how to work on a project from start to finish such as modeling, materials, lighting & rendering.

Included in this course is a link to download the 30 day trial version of 3ds Max (Courtesy of Autodesk) and approx 60 minutes of training video provided by 3DTraining.com. The average student will complete this course in approximately 2-4 hours.

And if you enjoy your experience working in the software and you are interested in professional training to find work in this field visit our site and sign up for a free one hour intro class for more information.

Also when you visit our site, don't forget to check out our company news page to see how the 3DTraining.com unique training methodology has helped our students launch a successful career in the 3D industry.

What are the requirements?

  • Computer with internet access
  • Autodesk 3ds Max Software (30 day trial download link provided)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Introduction to Autodesk 3ds Max
  • Introduction to Core 3D Workflows
  • Produce a Professional looking logo
  • Determine if a 3D Career is right for you

Who is the target audience?

  • Beginners looking to explore 3D as a career
  • Hobbyists interested in the 3D field

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Started

If the menus look blurry, change the video setting from 360p to 720p for a sharper video. (see image below)

Also don't forget to download the attached Max Quick Start Syllabus PDF for a brief overview and breakdown about this course.

Software Trial Installation

This Video series also come with online helpdesk support. So if you get stuck or have a question related to the project then use the 3DTi Online Community Helpdesk to post questions or search for answers.

Section 2: Modeling
Create Text Splines using the Text Tool
Create 3D Text with Bevels
Section 3: Materials & Textures
Apply Arch & Design Shader Materials
Create Environment Ground Plane
Section 4: Lighting & Rendering
Initial Lighting Setup
Three Point Lighting Theory
Mental Ray Render Settings
Section 5: Next Steps

Now that you have completed your project, you can show it to your friends and family to see and give you feedback to improve your work. Also we recommend to keep practicing by designing logos for your friends name/ companies.

If you enjoyed this classes, please rate this video and give us your feedback! Also feel free to check out our other Udemy courses, and also visit www.3DTraining.com to sign up for a one-hour free, live-online Intro Class to find out more about the 3DTi professional training programs.

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Instructor Biography

3DTraining .com, Learn. Practice. Work.

3DTraining.com is the industry's leading provider of short-term, live-online, production-based training programs in Autodesk Software. Our learn-practice-work approach provides a complete career solution for those who are looking to explore launching a professional career in the exciting field of 3D Design and Animation.

Popular trade magazines have recognized 3DTraining.com as “One of the top schools, where students can put their careers on the fast track.” 3DTraining.com was one of the first companies to offer project-based training in a live-online simulated production environment.

3DTraining.com is an authorized Autodesk Training Center (ATC).

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