Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2010: A Tutorial Approach is a tutorial-based textbook that covers all features of Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2010 in a simple and lucid manner. Each concept in the textbook has been thoroughly explained with the help of tutorials and exercises. It will, therefore, help the novice as well as the advanced users to transform their imagination into reality with ease.
The textbook aims at harnessing the power of 3ds Max Design for the use of animators and designers to help them create stunning 3D models and animations. It takes the users across a wide spectrum of animations through comprehensive illustrations and exercises. Written with the tutorial point of view and the learn-by-doing theme, the textbook is ideally suited for learning at your convenience and at your pace.
Salient Features of the Textbook Consists of 17 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence covering topics such as modeling, texturing, modifiers, lighting, cameras, animation and so on
Consists of 5 projects based on real-world models that will allow the users to apply the skills learned in the text
The first page of every chapter summarizes the topics that will be covered in it
Consists of real-world 3D models and examples focusing on industry experience
Step-by-step instructions are added to guide the user through the learning process
Effectively communicates the utility of tools, toolbars, and shortcut menus in Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2010
Provides additional and important information in the form of notes
Self-Evaluation test, Review Questions, and Exercises are given at the end of each chapter so that the users can assess their knowledge
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CADCIM Technologies provides the following Free Teaching and Learning Resources with this textbook:
Drawing files of the models used in illustrations, examples, and exercises
Customizable PowerPoint presentations for every chapter in this textbook
Instructor's guide that provides solutions to review questions and exercises provided in the textbook
Student projects to enhance the skills