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Introduction to 3D

Are you new to creating 3D models and animation on the computer?
If so, follow this link to learn how to proceed.

Modeling

Would you like to know how to take advantage of the many powerful
modeling techniques in 3ds Max? Use these tutorials to learn a variety
of methods for creating the exact 3D models you have in mind.

Materials and Mapping

Want to master materials? These tutorials help you understand
how to use textures and mapping coordinates to bring  the utmost
expression and beauty to your scenes.

Animation

Want to make your scenes move? With the many animation methods
available in 3ds Max, you can. These tutorials will get you going.

Character Animation

Make your virtual actors act, starting with basic Biped and moving
on to more advanced character-animation techniques.

Lighting and Rendering

These tutorials show you how to place and manage lights and
shadows. You'll also learn rendering with the mental ray renderer.

Special Effects

These SFX tutorials will help you emulate Hollywood, from
particle effects to lens effects to dynamic simulations.

Hair and Cloth

Tired of bald characters with stiff clothing? These tutorials show
you how to take advantage of the lifelike hair and natural cloth
features in 3ds Max.

Project Management

Learn ways to manage scenes and renderings more efficiently.

Please note: The tutorials presented here are intended primarily for those new to 3ds Max. You can find additional tutorials at this page. Also, you can find a mental ray tutorial on subsurface scattering for realistic skin effects here.

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