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
3ds Max Speed Modeling for 3D Artists
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 designs.
This book shows content creation methods aimed at 3ds Max modelers preparing to show their skill to the industry. The key feature of modeling that artists must exhibit is speediness while preserving technical accuracy. The author helps you follow set project guidelines while pushing creativity and outlines the entire workflow from concept development to exporting a game-ready model. Download eBook Free »
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Packed with expert advice, timesaving tips, and more than 150 step-by-step tutorials
16-page color insert highlights the work of some of today’s most cutting-edge 3D artists
Includes a companion DVD with a searchable, full-color version of the 3ds Max 2011 Bible, as well as customizable models and textures
3ds Max 2011 Bible: Updated version of the bestselling 3ds Max book on the market
The only comprehensive reference-tutorial on 3ds Max, it’s no wonder the 3ds Max 2011 Bible is the bestselling 3ds Max book in the world and a favorite of both amateur and professional animators.
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.
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Loaded with expert advice, timesaving tips, and more than 150 step-by-step tutorials
Highlights the work of some of today’s most cutting-edge 3D artists in a 16-page color insert
Includes a companion DVD with all examples from the book, including unique models and texture that you can customize
DVD also features 500 pages of extra content from previous editions of the 3ds Max 2012 Bible, including a set of Quick Start tutorials
3ds Max 2012 Bible: Updated version of the bestselling 3ds Max book on the market
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