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3ds Max 8 Essentials

3ds Max 8 Essentials

By: Autodesk

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 28-APR-2014

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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Welcome to the Autodesk Media and Entertainment Official Training Courseware for 3ds Max 8 software! Consider this book an all-access pass to the production and training experience of Autodesk developers and training experts. Written for self-paced learning or instructor-led classroom training, the manual will teach you the fundamentals of using 3ds Max 8. The book is organized into sections dedicated to animation, modelling, materials, lighting and rendering. Each section covers basic theory, and then includes exercises for hands-on demonstration of the concept. By the end of the book, you...

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3ds Max 8 MAXScript Essentials

3ds Max 8 MAXScript Essentials

By: Autodesk

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2006

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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Write your own MAXScript functions and utilities to create custom tools and UI elements, and automate repetitive tasks....

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3ds Max in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

3ds Max in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

By: Stewart Jones

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 09-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 15-OCT-2013

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<>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”...

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Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 04-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 03-AUG-2013

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Great guide to the fundamentals of Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 This Autodesk Official Press guide is just what you need to learn the basics of Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 quickly and easily. Through a series of cool projects like designing an alarm clock, animating a thrown knife, or lighting a scene, you'll learn the essentials of modeling, rigging, animating, and rendering using the popular Autodesk 3ds Max 3D animation and effects software. It's a practical, hands-on approach allowing you to constantly reinforcing skills as you learn them. Downloadable before-and-after project files let you to...

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3ds Max 9 Essentials

3ds Max 9 Essentials

By: Autodesk

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 06-OCT-2006

Insert Date: 30-JUL-2013

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Bring 3D film effects to the big screen. Generate realistic characters for a top-selling game. Create rich and complex design visualization. Autodesk® 3ds Max® 9 lets you maximize your productivity and tackle challenging animation projects. And this book, developed by Autodesk insiders, lets you master the essential tools and techniques. Learn how to use 3ds Max 9 confidently in a production environment. Each chapter of this book has a series of theory lessons and one lab. The theory lessons introduce you to the functional areas of 3ds Max and explain these features with short simple...

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Rendering with mental ray & 3ds Max

Rendering with mental ray & 3ds Max

By: Joep van der Steen

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2007

Insert Date: 27-JUL-2013

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Realize your vision with stunning renders of your 3ds Max projects that can only be achieved with a powerful engine like mental ray. Beginning with a concise review of the essential concepts, you proceed to step-by-step tutorials that teach you how to render scenes with indirect light or with specific effects, such as depth of field and motion blur. Contour line shading and various other mental ray features are presented in detail, then you learn how to use the different light types of 3ds Max inside mental ray and how to use mental ray's own specific area lights and its new daylight system....

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3ds Max Design Architectural Visualization

3ds Max Design Architectural Visualization

By: Brian L. Smith

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 16-JUL-2013

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Learn time-saving techniques and tested production-ready tips for maximum speed and efficiency in creating professional-level architectural visualizations in 3ds Max. Move from intermediate to an advanced level with specific and comprehensive instruction with this collaboration from nine different authors from around the world. Get their experience and skills in this full-color book, which not only teaches more advanced features, but also demonstrates the practical applications of those features to get readers ready for a real production environment. Fully updated for the most recent version...

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Getting Started in 3D with 3ds Max

Getting Started in 3D with 3ds Max

By: Ted Boardman

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 12-JUL-2013

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Learning a 3D visualization software is a daunting task under any circumstances and while it may be easy to find online tutorials that tell you what to do to perform certain tasks you'll seldom learn "why" you are performing the steps. This book approaches training from a top-down perspective way you will first learn important concepts of 3D visualization and functionality of 3ds Max before moving into the finer detail of the command structure. By learning how things work and why you might choose one method over another the book will not only teach you where the buttons are, but more...

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3ds Max Modeling for Games: Volume II

3ds Max Modeling for Games: Volume II

By: Andrew Gahan

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 02-JUL-2013

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There's a new trend towards sylized, comic-style art, with the latest wave of 3D movies (a la Pixar ).  Max users can do this kind of thing, and they want to learn how. Andy Gahan is building on the success of his Focal book, 3ds Max Modeling for Games (which covers realistic style art) with this new VOLUME II, covering stylized comic-style art.  Forum members are asking for this treatment, and we are delivering. We are linking up to original book branding and titling, and offering the same robust portal for both books - the art on the cover will show the distinction of this volume. The...

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Autodesk 3ds Max 2013 Essentials

Autodesk 3ds Max 2013 Essentials

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 05-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 07-FEB-2013

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A four-color, task-based Autodesk Official Training Guide covering the core features of 3ds Max Beginning users of this popular 3D animation and effects software will find everything they need for a thorough understanding of the software's key features and functions in this colorful guide. The authors break down the complexities of learning 3D software and get you going right away with interesting, job-related projects. You'll learn the basics of modeling, texturing, animating, lighting, visualization, and visual effects with 3ds Max, exploring the methods and why they are used as they...

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Mastering Autodesk 3ds Max 2013

Mastering Autodesk 3ds Max 2013

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 07-FEB-2013

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Get professional training in 3ds Max from this Autodesk Official Training Guide Extremely popular with video game designers as well as architects, 3ds Max offers integrated 3D modeling, animation, rendering, and compositing tools designed to streamline production. If you already have a working knowledge of 3ds Max basics, this official guide will take your skills to the next level. Detailed tutorials cover all the latest features of 3ds Max. From modeling, texturing, animation, and architectural visualization to high-level techniques for film, television, games, and more, this book...

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3ds Max Speed Modeling for 3D Artists

3ds Max Speed Modeling for 3D Artists

By: Thomas Mooney;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 23-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 24-OCT-2012

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Flex your speed modelling muscles using 3ds Max Learn to speed model in 3ds Max, with an emphasis on hard surfaces Up to date coverage, covering 3ds Max 2013 features Focused explanations with step-driven practical lessons balance learning and action In Detail Production of 3D art is an exciting medium, but the task of modeling requires intense attention to detail, so speed and efficiency are vital. This book breaks down speed modeling workflow in 3ds Max into stages you can easily achieve, with a focus on hard surface modeling and methods you can apply to your own...

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Rendering with mental ray and 3ds Max, 2nd Edition

Rendering with mental ray and 3ds Max, 2nd Edition

By: Joep van der Steen; Ted Boardman

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 03-APR-2012

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Create stunning renders of your 3ds Max models in mental ray with this concise guide. Learn all of the essential concepts such as indirect illumination, materials, render options, shaders, and lighting. Rendering with mental ray and 3ds Max, Second Edition is now revised to cover Autodesk Revit and special effects. The companion website includes all of the necessary project files from inside the book....

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Tradigital 3ds Max

Tradigital 3ds Max

By: Richard Lapidus

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 23-FEB-2012

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Finally bridge the gap between software-specific instruction and the world of classical animation with this easy to utilize, one-of-a-kind reference guide. With great relevance for today's digital workflows, Richard Lapidus presents innovative 3ds Max controls to the classical principles of animation like squash and stretch, anticipation, staging and more. Move beyond these fundamental techniques and explore both the emotion and technical sides of animation with character appeal and rigging. Features a robust companion web sites that include demonstrations, project files, links to...

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How to Cheat in 3ds Max 2011

How to Cheat in 3ds Max 2011

By: Michele Bousquet

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 28-JAN-2012

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**How to Cheat in 3ds Max - updated for latest rev of Max** Need to get results with 3ds max fast? Why take months to learn every button in 3ds max when you can create great visuals with just a few key tools? Learn to create quick yet stunning special effects, and animated characters with the fastest techniques possible. Need convincing grass, trees, water, shadows? You can use the memory-hogging methods that choke your display and take forever to render, or you can get it done bing-bang with this book. When you need an animated character you can spend days fiddling with polygons, or...

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Realistic Architectural Visualization with 3ds Max and mental ray, 2nd Edition

Realistic Architectural Visualization with 3ds Max and mental ray, 2nd Edition

By: Roger Cusson; Jamie Cardoso

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 13-JAN-2012

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Revitalize your architectural visualizations by bringing new levels of realism to them with an enhanced command of the mental ray toolset in 3ds Max. Full-color step-by-step tutorials give you a firm understanding of the processes and techniques needed to create impressive interior and exterior visualizations. You'll learn how to prepare materials, light a daytime interior scene, use mr Physical Sky, and how to save time during complex renders. The companion website includes all of the tutorial files and sample files from the book....

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3ds Max Modeling for Games, 2nd Edition

3ds Max Modeling for Games, 2nd Edition

By: Andrew Gahan

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 17-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 29-DEC-2011

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With 18 years under his belt in the game industry, a key contributor to the MotorStorm series, and the creator of the 3ds Max in Minutes video series (at FocalPress.com), Andrew Gahan delivers the expert techniques in 3ds Max Modeling for Games, 2 nd edition. This updated edition is packed with new tutorials that will enhance your modeling skills and pump up your portfolio with high-quality work in no time. Along with Anthony O'Donnell and a team of experts, Gahan covers all of the fundamental game modeling techniques, including character and environment modeling, mapping, and...

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Introducing Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2011

Introducing Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2011

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 12-OCT-2010

Insert Date: 15-NOV-2011

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An Autodesk Official Training Guide to 3ds Max 2011 3ds Max is a popular 3D animation-and-effects software used in movies, visual effects, games, cartoons, short films, commercials, and other animation. However, it also presents a number of challenges to newcomers. This introduction to the latest version breaks down the complexities of learning 3D software and walks you through the basics of modeling, texturing, animating, and using visual effects. Real-world examples from talented beginning 3ds max users motivate you to learn the software and helpful tutorials offer realistic,...

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3ds Max® 2012 Bible

3ds Max® 2012 Bible

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 09-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 05-OCT-2011

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This ebook does not provide access to the DVD files. Updated version of the bestselling 3ds Max book on the market 3ds Max 2012 Bible is one of the most popular 3ds Max how-tos on the market. If you're a beginner just itching to create something right away, the Quick Start project in Part 1 is for you. If you're an experienced user checking out 3ds Max 2012's latest and greatest features, you'll love the fact that the 3ds Max 2012 Bible continues to be the most comprehensive reference on this highly complex application.Find out what's new, what's tried and true, and how creative you...

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Autodesk 3ds Max 2012 Essentials

Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2012 Essentials: AUTODESK OFFICIAL TRAINING GUIDE

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 28-JUN-2011

Insert Date: 26-AUG-2011

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This ebook does not provide access to the companion materials. Get a jump-start on Autodesk 3ds Max 2012 essentials—with the Essentials! The new Essentials books from Sybex are beautiful, task-based, full-color Autodesk Official Training Guides that help you get up to speed on Autodesk topics quickly and easily. Autodesk 3ds Max 2012 Essentials thoroughly covers the fundamentals of this popular 3D animation effects, and visualization software, teaching you what you need to become quickly productive. By following the book's clear explanations, practical tutorials, and step-by-step...