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Bespoke Autodesk 3ds Max - 2 Day Essentials Introduction

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In this 2 day bespoke introduction, 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.

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  • Private Training
  • Bespoke Course Content
  • Online & Onsite courses
  • Date(s) arranged to suit

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke Autodesk 3ds Max training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

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Version: Autodesk 3ds Max
Level: Introduction to Intermediate
Duration: 2 Days (10am-5pm)
Computer: Windows & Mac

Bespoke Autodesk 3ds Max 2 Day Essentials Overview

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Autodesk 3ds Max is a powerful tool for 3D modelling, animation, rendering and compositing enabling artists and designers to quickly create production ready projects. 3ds Max offers compelling new techniques for creating and texturing models, animating characters and producing higher quality images in less time for games film and television content.

In this 2 day beginners course we will show you how to use 3ds Max confidently in a production environment including use of 3d workspace, organising your scenes and objects, lighting a scene and simulating real life materials. Attendees will also learn how to create cameras and compose scenes for rendering.


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.

 

Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £1195
  • 2 delegates: £1295
  • 3 delegates: £1395
  • 4 delegates: £1495
  • 5 delegates: £1595
  • 6 delegates: £1695
  • 7 delegates: £1795
  • 8 delegates: £1895
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Bespoke Autodesk 3ds Max 2 Day Essentials 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.

Introduction to Interface
Setting up
Modelling Techniques
  • Standard primitives
  • Extended primitives
  • Splines, Lathes and Extrusions
  • Technical accuracy
  • Polygons and organic modelling
Lighting Techniques
  • Standard lights
  • Setup and techniques
  • Cameras and settings
  • Sunlight and Skylight
  • Photometric lights
  • Daylight and Sky
Introduction to Materials
  • Using bitmaps
  • Standard materials
  • Raytracing
  • Architectural materials
  • Pro-Materials
  • Bump and normal maps
  • Reflections and masks
Texture Making
  • What makes a good texture
  • Photoshop data
  • File formats
  • Pixel sizes
  • Repeating textures
  • Do's and don'ts
Printing and Output
  • Pixel output
  • Resolutions, dpi and frame sizes
  • Shadows for Hi-Res stills
  • Mpg and single frame output
  • Paper sizes versus DPI
  • HD setup and output

Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £1195
  • 2 delegates: £1295
  • 3 delegates: £1395
  • 4 delegates: £1495
  • 5 delegates: £1595
  • 6 delegates: £1695
  • 7 delegates: £1795
  • 8 delegates: £1895
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Karl Durnberger, Selex, Autodesk 3DS Max - 2 Day Course

What's Included

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

  • Tailored course content arranged around your requirements
  • Flexible dates to suit your desired timeframe
  • Course location either at our training centres or onsite at your premises.
  • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems (not onsite)
  • 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 Gregs (not onsite)
  • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits (not onsite)
Normal daily course times run between 10am and 5pm however we can offer flexibility for this bespoke course should your time requirements vary.

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.

Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £1195
  • 2 delegates: £1295
  • 3 delegates: £1395
  • 4 delegates: £1495
  • 5 delegates: £1595
  • 6 delegates: £1695
  • 7 delegates: £1795
  • 8 delegates: £1895
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Training Location Options

This course is offered for your convenience either at one of our bespoke training centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow or onsite at your offices anywhere in the UK. Just let us know what would work best for you or your team.

The location details of our bespoke training centres are shown below:

LONDON
5 St John’s Lane
Clerkenwell
London
EC1M 4BH

St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

MANCHESTER
Piccadilly House
49 Piccadilly
Manchester
M1 2AP

Piccadilly House is located in central 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).

GLASGOW
Centrum Business Centre
38 Queen Street
Glasgow
G1 3DX

The Queen Street training centre is located in central Glasgow within easy walking distance of the 3 local train options of Central Station, Queen Street and Argyle Street offering excellent transport connections.


Courses are run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.

Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £1195
  • 2 delegates: £1295
  • 3 delegates: £1395
  • 4 delegates: £1495
  • 5 delegates: £1595
  • 6 delegates: £1695
  • 7 delegates: £1795
  • 8 delegates: £1895
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Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £1195
  • 2 delegates: £1295
  • 3 delegates: £1395
  • 4 delegates: £1495
  • 5 delegates: £1595
  • 6 delegates: £1695
  • 7 delegates: £1795
  • 8 delegates: £1895
Book this training course

Exactly what I was hoping for, thank you XChange Training!

Karl Durnberger, Selex, Autodesk 3DS Max - 2 Day Course

Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £1195
  • 2 delegates: £1295
  • 3 delegates: £1395
  • 4 delegates: £1495
  • 5 delegates: £1595
  • 6 delegates: £1695
  • 7 delegates: £1795
  • 8 delegates: £1895
Book this training course

Exactly what I was hoping for, thank you XChange Training!

Karl Durnberger, Selex, Autodesk 3DS Max - 2 Day Course

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Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £1195
  • 2 delegates: £1295
  • 3 delegates: £1395
  • 4 delegates: £1495
  • 5 delegates: £1595
  • 6 delegates: £1695
  • 7 delegates: £1795
  • 8 delegates: £1895
Book this training course

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Karl Durnberger, Selex, Autodesk 3DS Max - 2 Day Course