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XChange Training Location London

Use Autodesk 3DS Max for 3D rendering Animations Product prototyping Scenario simulation Game development

Autodesk 3ds Max Introduction 2 Days - London

Key Course Details:

Level:

Introduction

Duration:

2
Days
- 10am to 5pm

Price:

£525 + vat

Learn the fundamentals of 3ds Max as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the powerful modelling program. We will show you how to create, import, and manipulate 3D data. With our help, you will quickly learn how to light, animate and render your own 3D objects.

After we give you a complete tour of the 3ds Max environment, we will show you how to import data from other programs and build your own 3D models. As well as enhancing scenes through the use of materials and maps, you will also learn the basics of good scene lighting. With our help, you will be able to animate and render your own 3D creations.

Learn the fundamentals of 3ds Max as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the powerful modelling program. We will show you how to create, import, and manipulate 3D data. With our help, you will quickly learn how to light, animate and render your own 3D objects.

After we give you a complete tour of the 3ds Max environment, we will show you how to import data from other programs and build your own 3D models. As well as enhancing scenes through the use of materials and maps, you will also learn the basics of good scene lighting. With our help, you will be able to animate and render your own 3D creations.

  • Autodesk 3ds Max Introduction 2 Days

    Course Details

    This 2-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in Autodesk 3ds Max. We will help you understand how this industry-leading program gives you the tools you need to create and animate your own 3D objects. You will work with materials and maps as we show you how produce well-lit stills and animations.

    To aid your continued development, our course encourages self-learning through use of the Autodesk 3ds Max help system. We will show you how to use the help system to improve your understanding of the program long after your course is complete.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Navigate the 3ds Max environment
    • Import data from other 3D programs
    • Model 3D objects from 2D shapes
    • Embellish scenes by using materials and maps
    • Define scene lighting
    • Animate objects and materials
    • Render still pictures and animations

    Our goal is for you to understand how create and animate your own 3D objects.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for graphic designers who wish to learn about 3D design and modelling but who have little or no experience of using 3D programs.

    You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    Autodesk 3ds Max 2018 Overview
    • Interface & workflow
    • Project folder configuration
    • Viewports & navigation tools
    • Keyboard shortcuts
    • Reference coordinate system and Snaps
    • Asset browser
    Creating a Model
    • Parametric geometries and shapes
    • High and low poly modelling
    • Modelling 3D objects from 2D shapes
    • Edge copying technique
    • Combine multiple modelling concepts to create photo-real models
    • Learn to build anything you can imagine
    • Scaling your model (reset Xform)
    • Xview
    Material Techniques
    • Learn a material’s workflow
    • How to use material templates (arch and design and Autodesk materials)
    • How to create photorealistic materials
    • How to apply a material (uvw map and unwrap uvw)
    • Open, save, create & merge materials libraries
    Cameras & Views
    • Create & modify cameras
    • Create camera from view
    • Viewport background
    • Scene states
    • Isolation mode
    • Display object properties
    Lighting Your Scene
    • Standard and photometric lights- advantages & disadvantages
    • Distributions types photometric lights
    • Self illuminated materials
    • Interior lighting techniques
    • Daylight system
    • Shadow types
    Animation
    • How to animate objects & materials
    • Tips & tricks
    • Walk through animation
    • Select & link objects
    Rendering your model
    • Default scanline renderer
    • Mentalray renderer
    • Final gather
    • Rendering animations with mentalray
    • Panorama exporter
    • Print size assistant
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at the XChange Training London training centre based at:

    5 St John’s Lane
    Clerkenwell
    London
    EC1M 4BH

    St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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  • Autodesk 3ds Max Introduction 2 Days - Upcoming London Course Dates

    01 Nov - 02 Nov £525 + vat
    14 Feb - 15 Feb £525 + vat
    11 Apr - 12 Apr £525 + vat
    27 Jun - 28 Jun £525 + vat
    08 Aug - 09 Aug £525 + vat
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    "Exactly what I was hoping for, thank you XChange Training!"

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