3ds Max 2012 Bible
By Kelly L. Murdock
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: July 2011
Pages: 1296

Covers both 3ds Max 2012 and 3ds Max 2012 Design

The book for all things 3ds Max

Whether you're a beginner in search of 3D basics or a veterananimator seeking timesaving tips, the new edition of this perennialfavorite is the perfect 3ds Max book for you. Packed with the verylatest features, professional techniques, and over 150 step-by-steptutorials, it will help you quickly build your skills. Find outwhat's new, what's tried and true, and how creative you can getwith this must-have guide.

  • Jump right into animation with the new Quick Start tutorial

  • Create optimized procedural substance textures that are afraction of the size of bitmaps

  • Sculpt and model faster and easier with new Graphite Modelingtools

  • Create custom character rigs with the CAT (Character AnimationToolkit)

  • Send scenes to Mudbox, MotionBuilder, or Softimageautomatically

  • Take the guesswork out of rendering with the iray progressiverenderer

  • View physics simulations with the new MassFX system

Lay siege to a castle wall and animate with MassFX

Achieve results more quickly with Nitrous viewport options

Create stylized effects with ink, pastel, or graphite

What's on the CD-ROM?

You'll find before-and-after example files for every tutorial inthe book, as well as:

  • Unique models and textures to customize for your own designs

  • 13 bonus chapters and 10 bonus Quick Starts from pasteditions

System Requirements: See the CD appendix for details andcomplete system requirements.

Also in the Book

  • A 16-page full-color insert highlighting cutting-edge work from3ds Max artists

CD-ROM Included

  • Examples and content from the book

  • Models and textures you can customize

  • New—10 bonus Quick Starts and 13 bonus chapters!

Full-color Insert

  • 16-page full-color insert with cutting-edge examples

Jump in right away with a new Quick Start

Design for film, TV, games, and visualization

Learn to model, animate, render, and more

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