Advanced 3D Photorealism Techniques with CD-rom

Advanced 3D Photorealism Techniques with CD-rom

by Bill Fleming
     
 

Advanced techniques for creating incredibly phtorealistic 3D images and environments.

Bill Fleming's bestselling 3D Photorealism Toolkit got you up and running with the basics of creating photorealistic 3D images. This book takes you to the next level with advanced techniques for re-creating all the chaotic diversity found in nature. Thanks to the book's modular,

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Overview

Advanced techniques for creating incredibly phtorealistic 3D images and environments.

Bill Fleming's bestselling 3D Photorealism Toolkit got you up and running with the basics of creating photorealistic 3D images. This book takes you to the next level with advanced techniques for re-creating all the chaotic diversity found in nature. Thanks to the book's modular, learn-by-doing format, you'll quickly master proven, quality-enhancing, time-saving techniques for modeling, mapping, morphing, and surfacing that work for virtually all major 3D graphics programs and operating systems.

You'll learn how to:
* Identify the elements that make an image photorealistic using the 10 principles of photorealism.
* Create extremely realistic details using image map models.
* Add depth to your scenes with tileable image maps.
* Surface complex organic structures with morph targets.
* Use common tools to create water effects without high render time.
* Re-create chaos in natural and industrial settings.

On the CD-ROM you'll find:
* All the support files you need to complete the exercises in the book.
* Photorealistic models in 10 common file formats that you can use in any program on any platform.
* All the photorealistic images from the book-in color JPEG format.
* Image maps and models that you can use in your own photorealism projects.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471344032
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/25/1999
Edition description:
BK&CD ROM
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

BILL FLEMING is an internationally recognized authority on photorealistic 3D graphics. He is the founder and President of Komodo Studio, developers of 3D photorealistic models for films, broadcast, and multi-media. Komodo Studio's clients include Fujitsu, FOX, Marvel Comics, and United Syndicate.

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