3ds Max in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself Mixed media product
<>Full Color! In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself 3ds Max in 24 Hours will help you master Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 and use it to create outstanding 3D content for games, video, film, and motion graphics.
Using this book's straightforward, step-by-step approach, you'll master powerful 3ds Max tools for modeling, animation, rendering, compositing, and more.
Every lesson builds on what you've already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success! Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common 3ds Max tasks. "Try It Yourself" guided mini tutorials offer quick hands-on experience with 3ds Max's key tools. Quizzes and exercises test your knowledge. Notes, tips, and cautions offer extra information and alert you to possible problems. Learn how to... Quickly get comfortable with the 3ds Max 2014 interfaceCreate, move, and modify 3D objectsEdit and tweak the elements of any objectStart modeling hard-surface and organic objectsWork with materials and texturesExplore and create animationIlluminate scenes with lightingUse cameras to control a scene's point of viewRender 3D creations for productionRig and skin objects, making them easier to animateLearn the 12 essential principles of character animationCreate devastating dynamic simulationsAdd visual effects, cloth, hair, and furAutomate repetitive tasks with MAXScriptCreate a professional-quality showcaseThe accompanying DVD/website contain how-to videos for dozens of key 3ds Max 2014 tasks, extensive sample art and models, and additional bonus content.
- Format: Mixed media product
- Pages: 416 pages
- Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
- Publication Date: 09/12/2013
- Category: Graphical & digital media applications
- ISBN: 9780672336997