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This is the only comprehensive reference-tutorial on 3ds Max, making it a favorite of all users, from beginners to pros. If Max novices are itching to actually create something now, the Quick Start project in Part 1 is just for them. If experienced Max users can't wait to check out the new software features the details are here. This bestseller is packed with expert advice, timesaving tips, and more than 150 step-by-step tutorials. A 16-page color insert will highlight work by various cutting-edge 3D artists. A valuable companion DVD includes all the examples and content from the book, including unique models and textures that readers can customize on their own. It also includes a searchable, full-color version of the book.
The 3ds Max Bible is hands-down, the bestselling book ever on 3ds Max.
3ds Max really shines in the red-hot video gaming market. It is used to create 80 percent of commercially available games, including games for platforms such as Microsoft's X-Box 360, Sony?s Playstation 3, and Nintendo?s Wii.
A Quick Start tutorial shows beginners how to complete an exciting animation their very first day, while exposing them to the newest features of the software.
Readers will master the complexities of Max by doing more than 150 short tutorials under the guidance of 3D expert Kelly Murdock
A 16-page full-color insert shows examples of cutting-edge 3ds Max art.
A valuable companion DVD includes all the examples and content from the book, including unique models and textures that readers can customize on their own. It also includes a searchable, full-color version of the book.
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Table Of Contents
About the Author
Part I: Getting Started with 3ds Max
Part II: Working with Objects
Part III: Modeling Basics
Part IV: Materials, Cameras, and Lighting Basics
Part V: Animation and Rendering Basics
Part VI: Advanced Modeling
Part VII: Advanced Materials
Part VIII: Advanced Animation Techniques
Part IX: Dynamic Animation
Part X: Working with Characters
Part XI: Advanced Lighting and Rendering
Part XII: MAXScript and Plug-Ins.
Appendix A: What?s New with 3ds Max 2008
Appendix B: Installing and Configuring 3ds Max 2008
Appendix C: 3ds Max 2008 Keyboard Shortcuts
Appendix D: What?s on the DVD