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Beginner's Guide to 3ds Max - 01: Introduction to the 3ds Max Interface

By Isaac Oster
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Date Added: 18th March 2013
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In this exclusive, 10 chapter tutorial series, Isaac Oster provides an all-inclusive guide to 3ds Max. If you're a newcomer to Max, looking to switch from another software, or just want to recap some of the basics of this wonderfully versatile program, then this series is just what you've been looking for. Over the following ten parts, Isaac will be covering everything from the Max interface and modeling tools through to materials, textures, lights and rendering. A full chapter breakdown can be found below:

1. Introduction to the 3ds Max Interface
2. Creating and Editing Splines
3. Creating and Editing Primitives
4. Creating and Editing Editable Polys
5. Modeling Demo: Creating A Wrench
6. Graphite Modeling Tools
7. UV Creation and Editing Process
8. Materials, Procedural Textures and Texture Maps
9. Lights and Rendering
10. Render to Texture, Ambient Occlusion and Normal Bakes
11. Rigging and Skinning

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(ID: 314203, pid: 0) Bijutoha on Wed, 17 December 2014 9:09am
100000 likes , Worthwhile post ever.
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(ID: 310041, pid: 0) Umut EF?LO?LU on Fri, 21 November 2014 11:39am
This lesson was really helpful. I really thank you for that.
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(ID: 308583, pid: 0) Gryph0n on Wed, 12 November 2014 4:16pm
its helpful but kinda laggy
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(ID: 295562, pid: 0) Suganya on Sat, 06 September 2014 10:51pm
very helpful.thank you
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(ID: 291719, pid: 0) Noble Axcess on Thu, 14 August 2014 11:24am
Thanks, interesting stuff
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(ID: 230544, pid: 0) Northlogic VFX on Wed, 30 October 2013 10:21pm
HDR In VRay and 3DS Max - shared tips: http://northlogicvfx.wordpress.com/2013/10/30/hdr-in-vray-and-3ds-max
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(ID: 215364, pid: 0) Gauhar Naz on Wed, 28 August 2013 6:17am
It is the best for beginners,very very helpful.BUT There is no video of this 1st and basic tutorial,I really need its video. Plz. make it possible.I'll be grateful..
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(ID: 200643, pid: 0) Adzei Sylvester on Sat, 01 June 2013 10:07am
Wow, tutorials are very good and easy to follow. Great work Isaac.
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(ID: 194949, pid: 0) Ouiki on Mon, 29 April 2013 10:49pm
Excellent tutorials! Great help. Thank you Isaac.
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(ID: 188810, pid: 0) Gioracle on Sun, 24 March 2013 5:44pm
thanks a lot! it's very helpful.
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(ID: 188581, pid: 0) Meni on Sat, 23 March 2013 3:56pm
Thank you very much! When we can see chapter 2?
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