Autodesk 3ds Max 8 Revealed / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
Get ready to explore what Autodesk 3ds Max 8 has to offer! Giving you a firm foundation, "Autodesk 3ds Max 8 Revealed" allows you to master animation concepts on both a technical and artistic level. Begin by examining the concept behind each task- the goal and necessary features that are involved. Then go in-depth with the objective of your task as you study examples and learn the steps necessary to complete it. Working your way through comprehensive, step-by-step lessons, you'll develop the confidence you need to create amazing animations using Autodesk 3ds Max 8.
About the Author
Max Dutton is a Discreet certified instructor. He teaches at Briarcliffe College and the Katharine Gibbs Design and Animation Center. He started his career as a graphic artist, but has also worked in animation for many years.
Rob Doran is a certified trainer for 3ds Max and teaches in the digital film and game design programs at the Gibbs Design and Animation Center in New York. Rob also works as a freelance animator, video editor, and cameraman for the television production industry in New York. He is currently preparing a masters thesis on the use of real-time 3D graphics for learning and visualization applications for Long Island University at C.W. Post.
Table of Contents
1. Introducing Autodesk 3ds Max 8 2. Building and Modifying Objects 3. Modeling 4. Materials and Maps 5. Cameras and Lighting 6. Animation 7. Rendering 8. Bones and Inverse Kinematics 9. Particle Systems 10. Effects Online Appendix: MaxScript
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I wanted to learn 3d Studio Max 8 fast. This book is a great book for beginners. I highly recommend it to anyone who is either new to 3d or to 3ds Max. It is easy to read and it covers a lot of material.