3D Studio Max for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University

Duration: One week intensive

Price: £595

Run by: Linsey Richards
at Nottingham Trent University

0115 848 2813

Burton Street

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About the Course

On this course you will gain a working knowledge of 3D Studio Max.

It's aimed at the computer-literate beginner or those with a basic knowledge of 3D Studio Max who needs to develop to the next level.

During this course you will:

be introduced to a studio scene (mental ray rendering), 3D modelling (including the lathe, extrude, sweep and loft commands) and mesh editing
use parametric deformers and compound modelling (bend, twist, spherify, boolean and pro-boolean)
create simple animations (keyframing, animation paths and effects)
investigate lighting (standard lights, photmetric lights, IES lights and the daylight system)
apply materials and UVW mapping
learn about architectural floor-plan building and rendering (extrusions, doors and windows) and merging assets from others scenes
be introduced to HDRI lighting and photo backplate (mental ray)
explore outputting, stills and animation resolutions, file types, compressions and video post/adobe afterEffects/XN view.

What will you gain?

On completion of this course you will have created high quality images to add to your portfolio.

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Please note that if you have a CraftCourses gift voucher you would like to use as full or part payment of this course fee, the booking will need to be made via telephone (number above).

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What's included in the price?

25 hours of quality tuition with an experienced tutor. Maximum class size: 10.

Modern accommodation is available a short walk from our studios and is available to those booked on to a summer school course for an additional fee. Accommodation can be booked online via the link above.

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Course Start Dates

Monday 16th July 2018

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