3DS-Max Video Tutorials

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Model and Texture an Elegantly Simple Chess Set - 3ds-max Video Tutorial (3 vids)

The goal of this tutorial is to create a simple yet elegant Chess set in a clean and efficient way. Throughout the series you will learn to use many different modeling methods and techniques, and also see which ones would be the quickest for different modeling situations, so that you will be able to create the scene in as little time as possible.

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Quick Tip – Nodal Workflow with Particle Flow - 3ds-max Video Tutorial

In this Quick Tip tutorial, we will look into the fundamentals of working efficiently inside of Particle Flow’s event based workflow. We will build a simple flow from the ground up, in order to gain an understanding of how the system works, and therefore enhance our future work with that knowledge.

submitted: 5 years and 1386 days ago


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Beginner Modeling Methods and Techniques - 3ds-max Video Tutorial

In this videotutorial, we will be looking at beginner methods of modeling an object in 3ds Max. First, we will touch quickly on the subjects of viewport navigation and primitive creation, and then look deeper into editing meshes using a few of the most commonly used poly modeling tools.

submitted: 5 years and 1386 days ago


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Create an Ivy Covered Tree Stump - 3ds-max Video Tutorial

In this quick and easy tutorial, we will use 3ds Max, VRay, and a free plugin called GW: Ivy to create a highly detailed ivy covered tree stump scene. For those of you who are beginners out there…don’t be intimidated! When you are finished you will say “I can’t believe how easy that was!”.

submitted: 5 years and 1388 days ago


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Create a Realistic Looking Mailbox - 3ds-max Video Tutorial (9 vids)

In this detailed, multiple parts workflow tutorial, you will follow the entire process of modeling, UV mapping, and texturing a lifelike mailbox using 3ds Max and UV Layout. Starting out in 3ds max with a simple box primitive, you will use poly modeling tools and techniques to build and shape our mailbox model. With the model completed, you will then move on to UV mapping using a combination of both 3ds Max’s unwrap uvw modifier as well as the demo version of Headus UVLayout. Finally, with the UV all packed away, you will learn some very useful techniques to build up the colors and materials of your texture.

submitted: 5 years and 1396 days ago


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Working Procedurally with Particle Flow - 3ds-max Video Tutorial

A procedural workflow is essential in today’s huge pipelines, and can drastically speed up personal projects as well. In this Quick Tip we will look at the basics of working procedurally with particle systems inside 3DS Max, as well as how to set up a particle flow to be easily re-created with the push of a button.

submitted: 5 years and 1401 days ago


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Quick Tip – Alpha Cut - 3ds-max Video Tutorial

This is a really nice method to quickly cut an alpha hole into your CG scene so you can then easily composite any image into the alpha area. This technique can be used in many different situations, so it's worth trying it!

submitted: 5 years and 1401 days ago


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Sculpt a Fantasy Mushroom Man - 3ds-max Video Tutorial (2 vids)

The digital sculpting of compelling characters can be one of the most exhilarating and rewarding experiences in CG today. Due to the very powerful and feature-rich 3D applications used to create this type of art, however, it can also be one of the most daunting skills to learn. In this beginner/ intermediate level ZBrush tutorial, we will take a detailed look at sculpting a Mushroom Man character using only the program's default tools. Sculpting, retouching, and building a quick pedestal for presentation will all be covered in this exciting walkthrough.

submitted: 5 years and 1418 days ago


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Creating Realistic Rocks - 3ds-max Video Tutorial (2 vids)

This is a 3DS Max and Vray rock tutorial - part 1.

submitted: 5 years and 1418 days ago


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An Introduction to Maxwell Renderer and Maxwell Studio - 3ds-max Video Tutorial

In this tutorial we will take a look at the workflow between Maxwell Render/Studio and 3D Studio Max. Although we will be using Maxwell 2, the information should be applicable for earlier versions as well. We will explore materials, lighting, and most environment and camera setups. But more than this, you will learn all that you need to get you up and running with Maxwell Render, and the Stand alone application Maxwell Studio.

submitted: 5 years and 1423 days ago


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