Course Duration : 40 hrs

Autodesk 3Ds Max Syllabus

• Introduction to Autodesk 3ds Max Design
• Overview
• Visualization Workflow
• The Autodesk 3ds Max Design Interface
• Preferences
• Setting the Project Folder
• Configure Paths
• Display Drivers
• Viewport Display and Labels
• Autodesk 3ds Max Design Configuration
• Viewport Navigation
• Viewport Configuration
• Object Selection Methods
• Units Setup
• Layer and Object Properties
• Basic Modeling Techniques
• Model with Primitives
• Modifiers and Transforms
• Sub-Object Mode
• Reference Coordinate Systems and Transform Centers
• Cloning and Grouping
• Polygon Modeling Tools in the Ribbon
• Statistics in Viewport
• Modeling from 2D Objects
• 3D Modeling from 2D Objects
• The Lathe Modifier
• 2D Booleans
• The Extrude Modifier
• Boolean Operations
• Using Snaps for Precision
• The Sweep Modifier
• Materials
• Introduction to Materials
• Understanding Maps and Materials
• Managing Materials
• Standard Materials
• Material Shaders
• Assigning Maps to Materials
• Opacity, Bump, and Reflection Mapping
• mental ray Materials
• The Material Explorer
• Mapping Coordinates and Scale
• Mapping Coordinates
• Mapping Scale
• Spline Mapping
• Introduction to Lighting
• Local vs Global Illumination
• Standard Lighting
• Types of Standard Lights
• Shadow Types
• Lighting and Rendering
• Photometric Light Objects
• Exposure Control
• Daytime Lighting
• Rendering and Cameras
• Rendering Options
• Rendering Presets
• Single vs Double-Sided Rendering
• State Sets
• Cameras
• Background Images
• The Print Size Wizard
• Animation
• Animation and Time Controls
• Walkthrough Animation
• Animation Output