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Deconstructing the Elements with 3ds Max: Create natural fire, earth, air and water without plug-ins / Edition 2
     

Deconstructing the Elements with 3ds Max: Create natural fire, earth, air and water without plug-ins / Edition 2

by Pete Draper
 

ISBN-10: 024052019X

ISBN-13: 9780240520193

Pub. Date: 04/18/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

3ds Max is the leading 3D modeling, animation, and rendering solution for artists, schools, and production environments. The unique tutorial approach of this book permits readers to learn essential techniques that every 3D artist needs to create CG environments by recreating the earth's elements of earth, air, fire and water. No extra plug-ins are required to

Overview

3ds Max is the leading 3D modeling, animation, and rendering solution for artists, schools, and production environments. The unique tutorial approach of this book permits readers to learn essential techniques that every 3D artist needs to create CG environments by recreating the earth's elements of earth, air, fire and water. No extra plug-ins are required to perform the exercises. Draper studies the real world and then simulates it with 3ds Max -a unique approach that reflects classical art training.

"Deconstructing the Elements" allows artists to recreate natural effects using Autodesk® 3ds Max®. This new edition boasts all new tutorials. All editorial content is updated to be current with the current version of 3ds Max. Inspirational images cover every page as the author shares his professional insight, detailing the how and why of each effect, ensuring the reader a complete understanding of all the processes involved.

The companion web site includes all of the tutorials from the previous two editions, only available to purchasers of this 3rd edition - plus all new tutorials of the current edition. It's like getting 3 books in one!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240520193
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/18/2006
Edition description:
BK & DVD
Pages:
402
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author; Introduction; Fire: Ball of Fire; Sun Surface - extreme UV solar imagery; Angle Grinder; Afterburner Water: Ice aggregation; Icicles; Condensation; Soap bubbles Earth: Mountain weathering; Atoll; Snow drifts; Mars Air: Bubble stream; Large bubbles; Galaxy; Ray of dusty light Appendices: The next step and further reading; Plugin solutions; Index


NEW Video tutorials: Fire: Electrical sparks, Fire strip; Water: Swimming pool caustics, Paint spillage, Bucket of water, Whirlpool; Earth: Geode, Island, Snowscape;
Air: Contrail, Barn tornado, Foam

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