Monday, September 28, 2009

3DS MAX 7 Bible

3DS MAX 7 bible|by Kelly L. Murdock|Ebook|PDF| Sales Rank: #21,273 in Books| 1297pages|30 Mb

Packed with expert advice, timesaving tips, and more than 150 step-by-step tutorials, this book is a must for anyone who wants to master this complex, expensive software package
  • Offers full coverage of new software features and enhancements and shows users how to master everything from the Particle Flow interface and architectural objects and materials to Shockwave 3D Export and VertexPaint features
  • The companion CD-ROMs include a demo version of the new 3ds max, tutorial files, 3D models, bonus plug-ins, and more
  • 3ds max is used to create approximately eighty percent of the top video games-including Grand Theft Auto 3-and is extensively employed for special effects in movies such as The Matrix Reloaded
From the Back Cover
If 3ds max 7 can do it, you can do it too ...

"Max" is a powerhouse of impressive features, and whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, you'll find version 7 exciting, challenging, and a lot of fun. This book is packed with everything you need to create professional-quality animations with Max. It covers every feature, with special emphasis on features new to this version. Best of all, it teaches you to use this versatile software in a context designed to spark your creativity, with full color examples of 3ds max creations that will inspire you.

Inside, you'll find complete coverage of 3ds max 7
  • Use the special Quick Start tutorial chapter to create your first 3D animation project right away
  • Explore new modeling features, including the Edit Poly modifier and new Skin Wrap and Skin Morph modifiers
  • Add details to low-polygon models with Max's new normal mapping feature
  • Discover how the new Deformation Paintbrush features can push and pull mesh objects to add smooth details
  • Animate characters and crowds with the integrated Character Studio features
  • Learn from tutorials that teach you key concepts in ten steps or less and provide figure examples to study and compare


Tuesday, February 5, 2008

3DS Max MasterClass Productivity and Mapping in Visualization

3DS Max MasterClass Productivity and Mapping in Visualization | 895.79 MB

Good materials, along with lighting, are important elements in creating convincing visualizations for your clients. In this DVD, you will learn tips and tricks using parametric maps that ship with Autodesk 3ds Max and Autodesk VIZ, which will allow you to make flexible materials that can quickly be changed for increased productivity. You will learn to control some of the settings in the map types that enable effects otherwise difficult to achieve.
This DVD is for architectural and background visualization artists interested in increasing their productivity.

Topics include:
Creating a brick or tile map
Creating pattern variations
Creating and customizing a wood floor
Tricks for rendering out the floor
Using falloff maps
Using specular highlights
Creating light and snow effects
Creating a building with windows
Fitting text explicitly to an object
Presentation run time: 1 hour 56 minutes
Autodesk 3ds Max scene files included

3DS Max MasterClass: Secrets Of Lofting

3DS Max MasterClass Series Vol.4: Secrets Of Lofting | 987 MB



3DS Max MasterClass: Vehicle Rigging

3DS Max MasterClass Series Vol.3: Vehicle Rigging | 1.4 GB



Digital Tutors: Vol.5: Fundamentals of Animation

Vol. 5: Fundamentals of Animation | 2 CD | 320 MB + 244.5 MB

Learn the fundamentals of production-oriented animation with 3.5 hours of project-based training. Great for beginning and intermediate users.
Popular highlights include:
* File Referencing
* Key Framing
* Blocking
* Keyframe Curves
* Camera Setup
* Graph Editor
* Animating Deformers
* Lattices
* IK
* FK
* Facial Animations with Blendshapes