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3ds Max Training

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What is 3ds Max?

3ds Max is the 3D modelling, animation and visualisation industry standard for architects, engineers and product designers who work in animation, special effects studios and games development.

This Video training course is tailored to your requirements with options for freelancers and large organisations; we also cater for all levels of experience. There are advanced modules for those looking to expand their knowledge of 3ds Max or you can start the training course right from the beginning with no previous experience required.

Call us on +44 (0)1273 622272 to discuss your requirements and we can arrange a bespoke training course using your own work as a live example.

3ds Max Course Objectives

By earning this 3ds Max Certification, you will be able to:

  • Use 3ds Max to create 3D models using a range of techniques
  • Understand texturing, materials and lighting
  • Use a range of advanced techniques depending on the modules you take

Who is the 3ds Max Training course for?

Anybody who wishes to use 3ds Max to create 3D graphics for print or animation.

3ds Max Training Course Content

3ds Max User Interface

  • Parameters  
  • Modifiers
  • Viewport Navigation Control
  • Objects and Sub-objects


  • Parametric Object Creation
  • Polygon Tools and Techniques for Modelling
  • Spline tools and Techniques for Modelling
  • Modelling Organic / Inorganic Objects


  • UV space
  • Applying 2D Images onto 3D Geometry


  • Using the Material Editor
  • Materials and Maps


  • Lighting Tools and Techniques
  • Shadows: Depth-Map and Raytraced


  • The Graph Editor
  • Controllers


  • Output Considerations

Modules and Advanced Specialist Areas

Advanced UV Mapping for Complex Models

  • Applying UV Coordinates to Organic Objects
  • Applying UV Coordinates to Inorganic Objects

Advanced Materials for Complex Models

  • Multi / Sub-Object
  • Composite
  • Matte / Shadow

‘Photorealism’ with Mental Ray Materials and Lighting

  • Ready-made Libraries
  • Secondary Diffuse Lighting Techniques
  • Caustics

Particles - Particle Flow

  • The Sophisticated, Event-driven Particle Toolset

Rigid-body dynamics - Reactor

  • Realistic, High-speed Simulations of Multiple Rigid Objects


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Course Details

  1. Course Title

    3ds Max Training

  2. Duration

    1 Day

  3. Price Starting From

    £1,895.00 + VAT

Upcoming Dates

Onsite Training

This course can be run in-company anywhere in the world & we can tailor the content to focus on your requirements.

We regularly provide training in London, Manchester, Bristol and all over the United Kingdom.

Who is this course for?

No previous experience is required but knowledge of a 2D CAD package would be an advantage.

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