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Autodesk 3ds Max Introduction Masterclass 5 Days - Manchester

Autodesk Introduction Masterclass Manchester
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Go from being a novice to mastering the advanced tasks in this powerful modelling program. Join us as we show you how to take charge and become a 3ds Max power user. Produce visually stunning animated scenes and learn how to create and manipulate realistic 3D objects.

We will guide you on everything from getting started with simple shapes and controlling the 3ds Max environment all the way up to building complex objects and materials, and adjusting cameras and lighting. With our help, you will become confident in using the program's advanced features to produce outstanding 3D models and panoramas.

Price: £1,195.00 ex VAT
Version: Autodesk 3ds Max
Level: Introduction to Advanced
Duration: 5 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central Manchester
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 13 Nov - 17 Nov
Full list of next Dates here

Autodesk 3ds Max Masterclass 5 Days Overview

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This 5-day Masterclass course helps you learn about the tools and features available for power users of Autodesk 3ds Max. We will help you understand how this industry-leading program takes modelling and animation to a new level. We will guide you in learning the work area and then move on to cover modelling, material creation, animation, and scene generation. Our course is the perfection preparation for anyone looking to take the 3ds Max Certified Associate Exam.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Navigate the 3ds Max environment
  • Model 3D objects from 2D shapes
  • Create photorealistic materials
  • Modify camera viewpoints
  • Define scene lighting and shadows
  • Animate objects and materials
  • Render models and panoramas

Our goal is for you to understand how to model and animate complex 3D scenes.


Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites

This course is intended for graphic designers who wish to learn about 3D design and modelling but who have little or no experience of using 3D programs.

You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

 

Autodesk 3ds Max Masterclass 5 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 13 Nov - 17 Nov
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Autodesk 3ds Max Masterclass 5 Days Course Outline

The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

Autodesk 3ds Max Overview
  • Interface & workflow
  • Project folder configuration
  • Viewports & navigation tools
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Reference coordinate system and Snaps
  • Asset browser
Creating a Model
  • Parametric geometries and shapes
  • High and low poly modelling
  • Modelling 3D objects from 2D shapes
  • Edge copying technique
  • Combine multiple modelling concepts to create photo-real models
  • Learn to build anything you can imagine
  • Scaling your model (reset Xform)
  • Xview
Material Techniques
  • Learn a material’s workflow
  • How to use material templates (arch and design and Autodesk materials)
  • How to create photorealistic materials
  • How to apply a material (uvw map and unwrap uvw)
  • Open, save, create & merge materials libraries
Cameras & Views
  • Create & modify cameras
  • Create camera from view
  • Viewport background
  • Scene states
  • Isolation mode
  • Display object properties
Lighting Your Scene
  • Standard and photometric lights- advantages & disadvantages
  • Distributions types photometric lights
  • Self illuminated materials
  • Interior lighting techniques
  • Daylight system
  • Shadow types
Animation
  • How to animate objects & materials
  • Tips & tricks
  • Walk through animation
  • Select & link objects
Rendering your model
  • Default scanline renderer
  • Mentalray renderer
  • Final gather
  • Rendering animations with mentalray
  • Panorama exporter
  • Print size assistant

Autodesk 3ds Max Masterclass 5 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 13 Nov - 17 Nov
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What's Included

The following are provided for your best experience on this course:

  • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
  • Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
  • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
  • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
  • Official Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
  • Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
  • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
  • Pads and pens

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.



Further details on benefits included with this Autodesk 3ds Max course:

Our trainers are Autodesk Certified Instructors with years of experience teaching 3DS Max. Get the 3D skills you need with our Autodesk professionals.

Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.

After your class with XChange Training you will receive our official Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the course.

Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.

Autodesk 3ds Max Masterclass 5 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 13 Nov - 17 Nov
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Training Location

This course is provided at the XChange Training Manchester training centre based at:

Piccadilly House
49 Piccadilly
Manchester
M1 2AP


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Piccadilly House is located in the heart of Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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