Turn Your Ideas into High-Impact ArchitecturalVisualizations
This Autodesk Official Training Guide helps you master theessentials of 3D modeling, texturing, animation, and rendering with3ds Max Designit has everything you need to create compellingvisualizations of your projects with exciting CG filmmakingtechniques. The book provides pages of real-world architecturalexamples that show you how to apply 3D concepts to your own workwith striking results.
Whether you're just starting, upgrading, or preparing for theAutodesk 3ds Max Design 2011 Certified Associate or CertifiedProfessional exams, this book offers the complete instruction youneed to master this indispensable design tool.
Understanding the 3ds Max Design 2011 tools, menus, andinterface
Editing meshes and creating complex shapes with surface modelingtools
Assembling high-impact scenes using the right design data andtools
Using the Lighting Analysis feature to analyze sustainabledesign features
Accessing the Autodesk Materials Library for just the rightfloor, wall, or finish
Applying the camera effectively during animatedwalk-throughs
Using mental ray® to achieve the most realisticrendering
Adding cinematic atmosphere and compositing your finaldesigns
Seamlessly Link Data from the Revit Family of Products into 3dsMax Design 2011
Apply Concepts from Game Design to Transform Your Sketches
Work Faster Using the Polygon Modeling and Texturing Toolset
Produce Stunning, Detailed, Photorealistic Presentations forClients
Prepare for the 3ds Max Design 2011 Certified Associate andCertified Professional Exams