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How To : Add a simple spotlight to your scene in 3ds Max

Good lighting can make your animation look more realistic. In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to add a simple spotlight to your scene. Also, you'll be taught how to edit light range and apply shadows to lit objects. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top le ...more

How To : Add shadows to your scenes in 3ds Max 8

Take a look at this 3ds Max video tutorial on how to add shadows. Shadows show details in your scene and anchor objects in the scene. Learn what options you have as 3D modelers/animators/sculptors. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D modeling and render ...more

How To : Animate to sound in 3ds Max 8

Attention: Digital 3D animators and modelers, watch this 3ds Max video tutorial to see how to add sound as reference to your scene for lip synch or animating to key events. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D modeling and rendering solution for games, f ...more

How To : Link 3D images to sound files in 3DS MAX

There are a lot of videos out there about creating models and animating them using 3D Studio MAX. What isn't often discussed is the next step in creating a movie out of your models, adding sound and syncing your animations to the sound. This eight-part video series will show y ...more

How To : Add a background in 3ds Max

In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to add background images to your viewports. The background can be either still images or animation. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to w ...more

How To : Clone objects in 3ds Max to create a crowd scene

Do you want to create a crowd scene fast? In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to clone objects in your scenes. You'll learn how to clone as copy, clone as a reference, and clone as instance. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to ...more

How To : Add & use a visibility track in 3ds Max

Visibility is controlled by an object's visibility track. In this 3d Max video tutorial you will learn how to add and use a visibility track. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the ...more

How To : Place a simple camera in 3ds Max

A camera determines what you will record as you animate a scene in 3ds Max. In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to add a simple camera to your scene. You'll also learn how to navigate the viewports. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the v ...more

How To : 3D model a mushroom cloud in 3D Studio MAX

The mushroom cloud is one of the iconic images of the 20th century, calling to mind destruction, progress, and arguably the single most important event of the century. This video will show you how to create a 3D model of one using 3D Studio MAX 4 or higher. This can then be us ...more

How To : Create simple snow particles in 3ds Max

Do you want to create a 3D snow scene? In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to create simple snow particles. You'll also learn how to edit and apply textures. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no soun ...more

How To : Create & manipulate shape lights in 3ds Max 2010

In this clip, you'll see how to create custom shaped light sources using simple meshes and adding an Arch&Design shader to it to render the scene with Mental Ray. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint ...more

How To : Create an ocean in 3ds Max

how to create an Ocean in 3DS Max Your tutor, Dave will show you how to build animated water with 3ds Max in the tutorial video. This method does not require expensive plug-in. First select a plane from your screen, then drag it to top view. Rotate the plane so the square edg ...more

How To : Create a 3D shadow matte in 3ds Max

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a 3D shadow matte in 3ds Max. If you have a scene where you need a realistic looking background, you can trick doing this by using 3ds Max. First, go up to the rendering and go to environment. Add an environment map and then click on bi ...more

How To : The Best Phones for Rooting & Modding

According to a study done by Kaspersky, 7.6% of Android users root their phones. That may not sound like a lot, but with over 2 billion Android devices out there, the math works out to over 150 million rooted phones — more than the total population of Russia, Mexico, or Japan ...more

How To : Render your scene in 3ds Max 8

Check out this 3ds Max video tutorial on how to turn those objects into an image or movie you can share with others by rendering your modeled 3D scene. This is helpful to all digital animators/modelers/sculptors. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D mode ...more

How To : Add gravity to an effect in Autodesk 3ds Max 2011

In this video tutorial, we learn how to imbue an effect with gravity in 3ds Max. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the 3ds Max 2011 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this vi ...more

How To : Add a biped to a mesh character in 3ds Max

If you just made a mesh character, it's not going to be very interesting or fun to use until you can start animating it. To start animating, you'll need to add a biped structure to your character - this tutorial shows you how. Part 1 of 3 - How to Add a biped to a mesh charact ...more

How To : Model grass with 3D Studio Max 2010 or 2011

In this tutorial, you'll see how to create a grass scene using the stock modeling tools within 3ds Max 2010 and 2011. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you're sure t ...more

How To : Animate using keyframes in 3ds Max 8

Breath some life into your animated scene by watching this 3ds Max video tutorial to see how to use keyframes for basic digital character animation modeling. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D modeling and rendering solution for games, film, and televi ...more

How To : Create a camera in 3ds Max 8

Become a director by creating cameras and moving them through your scene for that perfect shot with the help of this 3ds Max video tutorial. Especially helpful to digital animators and modelers who don't know how to create a scene. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable a ...more

How To : Create a movie with Matinee in the UT3 Editor

This video series shows you how to create a movie using the Matinee feature of Unreal Tournament 3 Editor. Subjects covered include scene manager, actions, sub actions, 3ds Max export, character import, scripted sequences, Matinee setup and scripted triggers respectively. Part ...more

How To : Refine organic models with EditPoly in 3ds Max 8

This 3ds Max video tutorial will go over several ways to refine and add detail to your 3D model, like using EditPoly. More specifically, you will be adding polygons for a nose, then refine them until we achieve our desired shape in Autodesk's 3D Studio Max digital 3D modeling ...more

How To : Use photometric lights in 3ds Max 8

Yes, this 3ds Max video tutorial will show you modelers and digital animators how to add more believability to your lighting with physically accurate lights, as in photometric lights, so enjoy. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D modeling and rendering ...more

How To : Select objects in 3ds Max 8

In this 3ds Max video tutorial, you'll learn how to select objects or shape in the scene and also the many different ways to do so in Autodesk's 3D Studio Max digital graphic modeling software. You'll learn about free form, paint, and more.

How To : Create materials with displace modifier in 3ds Max

This 3D software tutorial shows you how to use the displace modifier in 3ds Max. The displace modifier allows you to create perfect materials and realistic shadows in 3D Studio Max. Proper materials and shadows are key to creating a realistic 3D scene. See how to work with the ...more

How To : Attach polygons together in 3ds Max

In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to attach polygon shapes to each other using boolean unions. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. Attach poly ...more

How To : Add music to video in Pinnacle Studio

If you've been looking for ways to add interest to your videos, this tutorial will teach you a very important lesson. Adding music will instantly make any video more interesting. The process is simpler than you would think. You will learn that you can add music from a CD or ad ...more

How To : Edit polygons in 3ds Max

This 3d Max video tutorial is aimed at new users. You will learn how to edit polygons, and convert mesh shapes to editable polygons. This video shows you how to select a vertex, an edge, a polygon, and an element. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the ...more

How To : Create target cameras in 3ds Max

A target camera's view is focused by a target object. Moving or rotating the target camera will cause it to always tilt so that its focus remains on the target. In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to create and use target cameras. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" ...more

How To : Target weld vertices in 3ds Max

In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to target weld vertices. Welding vertices is a basic operation in all polygonal modeling applications. Another name for this operation is "consolidating points". Watch this video created by Video Tutes, and start learning from ...more

How To : Apply basic textures in 3ds Max

In this 3d Max video tutorial you will learn how to apply basic textures. You'll learn how to open material editor and material library, how to apply materials, and render objects with texture. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the v ...more

How To : Render in 3ds Max

In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to render a single image or a frame sequence. You learn how to assign the output format, choosing compressor, and render both animations and still images. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to ...more

How To : Switch from wireframe to solid view in 3ds Max

In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to switch from wireframe to solid (shaded)view. Wireframe view provides faster rendering time, while solid view gives you a more polished look of what your work will look like when rendered. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in ...more

How To : Edit letters individually in 3D text in 3ds Max

After you have created 3D text, you might want to make changes to it. In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to edit 3d text. You'll learn to use the sub object modifiers, and scale each letter. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to ...more

How To : Create and animate a tank track in 3ds Max

In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to create a tank track piece. The video shows you how to attach multiple objects and use path deform. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to ...more

How To : Make 3D beveled text in 3ds Max

Nearly every object that you encounter in the real world is beveled. Because it is difficult and expensive to manufacture a perfectly sharp edge, most objects are created with chamfered, filleted or eased edges. In this video tutorial you will learn how to create 3d beveled te ...more

How To : Use video safe frames in 3ds Max

If you plan to produce animation for television, then you have to watch this video. In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to use Video Safe Frames. This feature helps you make sure your animation fits on a TV screen. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left ...more

How To : Join two polygons with the bridge tool in 3ds Max

3ds Max lets you use 2D shapes as the cross sections of 3D models. In this 3d Max video tutorial you will learn how to do this using the polygon bridge weld too. Basically, this bridge tool lets you join two polygons. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of ...more

How To : Create a 3D text shape in 3ds Max

In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to create a 3D text shape. Learn how to extrude a font using the Extrude modifier. The modifier works with any closed spline shape, not just text objects. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to ...more

How To : Create and edit a box in 3ds Max

In this 3d Max video tutorial you will learn how to create and edit a box. This is known as polygonal or "box" modeling. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. C ...more

How To : Create a dummy object in 3ds Max

In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to create a dummy object (an object that doesn't render). You'll also learn how to link the dummy object to a light and a camera for animating. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the v ...more

How To : Use Illustrator to make shapes for 3ds Max

In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to use Illustrator to make shapes for 3d Max. The video shows you how to prepare and export files in Illustrator. You'll also learn how to import to 3D Max, and extrude the shapes. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top le ...more

How To : Create a textured face in 3ds Max 8

This is a three-part 3ds max video tutorial that takes a look at using reference photos for creating a head texture. If you have photographs that can work, there really isn't any reason not to use them since they can often provide plenty of subtle details that would be very ti ...more

News : The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Their were many pedestrians in the scene as,they seen firefighters struggling with the horrifying disaster and they couldn't do much only continue to stare as bodies continued to drop.. Firefighters arrived at the Triangle Shirt Waist Company Fire minutes after the alarm was ...more

How To : Create a motion blur camera effect with Mental Ray

Learn how to create a motion blur effect with Mental Ray in 3ds Max 2010 or 2011. See how to control the camera's shutter speed, the quality of motion blur, and how to decide if a single mesh has motion blur or the entire scene. You'll also take a look at fast motion blur opti ...more

How To : Model cloth with Reactor in Autodesk 3ds Max 2010

In this tips tutorial, you'll see how you can use Reactor's dynamic features to simulate a simple cloth using constraints and a randomic wind force in the scene. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint ...more

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