Autodesk 3ds Max Essentials

This Autodesk 3ds Max Essentials course will show you how to use the software interface and navigate through the scenes. It explores the creation of 3D objects and how to bring in objects from other software such as Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD, and Inventor. You will also learn how to prepare the scenes for renderings by adding materials, lights, and cameras.

Course content for Autodesk 3ds Max Essentials

  • Understand Autodesk 3ds Max Interface and workflow 
  • Learn how to Assemble files by importing, linking or merging 
  • Create 3D Models by using Primitives and 2D objects 
  • Use modifiers to create and modify 3D objects 
  • Understand Materials and maps 
  • Learn about the Autodesk 3ds Max Lighting features 
  • Understand how to work with cameras and exposure controls 
  • Discover how to render using various renderers such as Scanline, ART and Arnold 
  • Learn how to set up animations and stills for visualisation 

Benefits of Autodesk 3ds Max Essentials

You will be able to create modify basic 2D and 3D objects using transformations

Understand lighting applications in various real-world scenarios

Learn how to create dynamic compositions using static and moving cameras

You will be able to create dynamic animations and make successful renderings

Expected outcome

After completing the course, you will understand the key features of Autodesk 3ds Max and be confident in the 3ds Max interface and the workflows. You will be successfully able to create 3D solids and surfaces, customise lights and materials to create fully rendered animations and stills.

After completing the course, you can log in to your personal student account and download a personal certificate. 

Expected outcome

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