Modeling a Car Tire in 3D Studio Max

In this video tutorial however, you will learn a fairly quick method to create a detailed tire by using simple extrusion techniques on a cylinder.

There are several tutorials on the web about creating tires and they all use a similar technique in which a small section of the tire is modeled in detail, is duplicated about 50 times and bend. That method allows you to create highly detailed, and high-poly, tires. Another method is using a bump map to for the tire tracks, which is obviously a very low-poly solution. In this video tutorial however, you will learn a fairly quick method to create a fairly detailed tire by using simple extrusion techniques on a cylinder. “Modeling a Car Tire in 3D Studio Max” verder lezen

Timmy Foo Animation Tutorial

This is a introduction tutorial on animating Timmy Foo. You can download the model here. I’ll explain the various controls on Timmy, how to use them. And I will explain a bit about the animation process. After this tutorial you’ll be ready to animate Timmy (I hope).

This is an introduction tutorial on animating Timmy Foo. I’ll explain the various controls on Timmy, how to use them. And I will also explain a bit about the animation process. At the end of this tutorial you’ll be ready to animate Timmy Foo (I hope).

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Rendering WIP Images in 3D Studio MAX

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create those “clay” and wire frames you have probably already seen quite a lot in WIP forums. Key terms include Light Tracer, Skylight, Mental Ray Final Gather, Bounces, Composite and wire materials.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create those “clay” and wire frames you have probably already seen quite a lot in WIP forums. Apart from looking cool, they allow you and others to see curves and corners more clearly by the use of light and shadows. Some of the features in this tutorial may not be available in older versions but work for the recent several versions of 3D Studio MAX. Key terms include Light Tracer, Skylight, Mental Ray Final Gather, Bounces, Composite and wire materials. This tutorial is aimed at the beginner and every step is outlined and displayed in detail. If you are entirely new to 3D Studio MAX, you may want to try some of my other Tutorials first.
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