3ds max 6 Essentials: A Real-World Approach (Graphics Series)
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:Unknown - Charles River Media
By: David Kalwick
3ds max 6 Essentials: A Real-World Approach is written to take 3ds max beginners from an introductory knowledge base to a level of real proficiency. Using a complete 3D project as your guide, you?ll learn the essential tools and features of 3ds max. Beginning with a detailed overview of the interface, you?ll get an insider?s look into the ins-and-outs of this powerful program. From there you?ll begin working through the practical tutorials that take you through the entire process of creating our real-world project. Starting with the fundamentals of modeling an environment, you?ll learn the critical tools and insightful tips on efficient modeling techniques. Next you?ll learn how to light, render, and output the final project. Throughout the book, you?ll also learn various methods for manipulating the interface controls and how to customize the tools for your own projects. By using this real-world project, you?ll master the techniques and tools needed to create commercial-quality projects. And you?ll have a portfolio piece to help you get started in the 3D field.