Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2010 Fundamentals

Out of Print
Published October 30, 2009
647 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-58503-542-7


Autodesk 3ds Max Design is Autodesk's premier design visualization platform. It offers world-class state-of-the-art technology for creating photo-realistic "still" renderings and desktop animations. While it includes its own tools for 2D and 3D Modeling, Autodesk 3ds Max Design can also work with geometry imported from many other applications.

Autodesk 3ds Max Design is a robust and powerful program that can be challenging to learn. This textbook provides a thorough introduction to Autodesk 3ds Max Design that will help new users make the most of this sophisticated application, as well as broaden the horizons of existing, self-taught users.

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to Autodesk 3ds Max Design
  • Autodesk 3ds Max Design Interface and Workflow
  • Autodesk 3ds Max Design Project Configuration
  • Assembling Files - File Link and Import
  • 3D Modeling from 2D Objects
  • Materials
  • Introduction to Autodesk 3ds Max Design Lighting
  • Lighting with Autodesk 3ds Max Design mental ray
  • Rendering
  • Animation for Visualization

The practices in this textbook are geared toward real-world tasks encountered by the primary users of Autodesk 3ds Max Design: professionals in the Architectural, Interior Design, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Product Design industries.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Autodesk 3ds Max Design
  2. Starting a Visualization Project
  3. Materials
  4. Introduction to 3ds Max Design Lighting
  5. Lighting and Rendering using mental ray
  6. Rendering and Animation
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