One look and you'll see that this 3ds Max book is different fromall the others. It presents the core 3ds Max features in pagespacked with striking graphics that perfectly illustrate theconcepts. Each page is loaded with vivid, detailed explanations oncrucial components, such as the 3ds Max interface, modeling andanimation tools, rendering settings, and more. Engagingstep-by-step lessons and tasks provide hands-on reinforcement asyou learn. You'll create textures, learn rigging, bring bipedcharacters to life—even create hair with this beautiful,full-color guide. It's the perfect introduction to 3ds Max 2008,but will serve you well for most versions of 3ds Max.