Advanced 3Ds Max 5: Modeling and Animating by Boris Kulagin

By Boris Kulagin

3ds max is the innovative new software that gives to special effects execs with complex instruments for personality animation, subsequent iteration video game improvement, and visible results construction. during this entire reference, clients are taken from modeling a still-life scene to animating photo-realistic and myth characters in quite a few natural and mechanical backgrounds. clients are proven not just how one can practice an motion, yet which activities could be utilized in various occasions. very important projects corresponding to developing seamless texture and modeling a person's head are confirmed, and distinct recognition is given to the software's performance. additionally incorporated are concepts to strengthen the potency and productiveness of regimen paintings.

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8, e). It also makes sense to reduce the number of interpolation steps in the curve's parameters. • Create a Circle, then align and attach it to Rectangle01. Lesson 3: Modeling the Lunar Module and Rover 55 56 Lesson 3: Modeling the Lunar Module and Rover • Hide the living module: ♦ Context menu à Hide Unselected Note Strictly speaking, the editing procedure that follows is not the most efficient. It would be more straightforward to create a surface based on the curves we have already constructed by applying the CrossSection and Surface modifiers.

22: Parameters of the SpaceShip_Body material Explanation We never changed the Shader to be anything other than the Blinn type. g. Oren-Nayar-Blinn, for finer control, but they are also more complicated. We made the Ambient light black even after we specified to Unlock it from the Diffuse light. That measure was more preventative than practical. We did not use the Ambient Light, so its parameters would not affect anything. We made the Diffuse light the same color as the Specular light — white. Several light parameters depend on the Specular Level and Glossiness channels of the textures.

This file also uses the transparency channel (alpha-channel). Let's make use of that fact. Lesson 2: Spaceship Modeling 31 32 Lesson 2: Spaceship Modeling • Switch to texture-editing mode and enter the parameters shown in Fig. 15, b.. Note In the Bitmap Parameters menu, set the Alpha Source to Image Alpha. Uncheck the Premultiplied Alpha flag, because the texture was made in Adobe Photoshop with the usual transparency channel. Select Summed Area in the Filtering group. This algorithm is rendered slower, but its smoothing effect is of higher quality than that of Pyramidal.

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