This is, hands down, the best book on 3ds Max you'llfind
If you want just one book to be your go-to guide for all things3ds Max, this is the book. Whether you're a beginner looking for 3Dbasics or a full-fledged animator seeking new ways to dazzleviewers with your creations, it's all here. You'll find pages ofprofessional tips, loads of advice, and more than 150 step-by-steptutorials guaranteed to build your skills and spark yourcreativity.
Discover the ViewCube, SteeringWheels, and more ways to navigatethe viewports
Use the new ProMaterials to create realistic materials
Improve texture mapping over irregular shaped objects usingSpline Mapping
Blend multiple texture maps together with the new CompositeMap
Easily create architectural walkthroughs with the WalkthroughAssistant
What's on the DVD? You'll find before-and-after example files for every tutorialin the book. The DVD also includes:
Unique models and textures you can customize for your owndesigns
Autodesk 3ds Max evaluation version
A searchable full-color PDF of the book
System Requirements: See the DVD appendix for details andcomplete system requirements.
Also in the Book
A 16-page full-color insert showcases cutting-edge work from 3dsMax artists