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XChange Training Location London

Use Autodesk 3DS Max for 3D rendering Animations Product prototyping Scenario simulation Game development

Autodesk 3ds Max Introduction Masterclass 5 Days - London

Key Course Details:


Introduction to Advanced


- 10am to 5pm


£1,195 + vat

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.

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.

  • Autodesk 3ds Max Masterclass 5 Days

    Course Details

    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.

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  • Full 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
    • 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
  • Location Details

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

    5 St John’s Lane
    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.

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm 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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  • Autodesk 3ds Max Masterclass 5 Days - Upcoming London Course Dates

    Next 19 Aug - 23 Aug £1195 + vat
    Next 14 Oct - 19 Oct £1195 + vat
    Next 16 Dec - 20 Dec £1195 + vat
  • Client Reviews

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

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

    "The course was on a one to one basis which was brilliant because it allowed me to follow my own path through it. The tutor was extremely helpful and had an excellent knowledge of the topic. Based on my experience today I would certainly consider using XChange Training again."

    Nick Mills, Landmark Information, Captivate - Bespoke 1 Day

    "A thoroughly fun and enjoyable course delivered by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable tutor - can't wait to get back into the office environment and put it all into practice!"

    Katrina Gillespie, Vinci Academy, InDesign - 2 Day Advanced

    "I found the course very informative. I learnt a great deal in the one day which I will now endeavour to incorporate into our processes."

    Ian Steer, The Stationary Office, Acrobat - 1 Day Intermediate

    "Very good course. I have expanded my knowledge of how to create artwork and enjoyed learning new skills."

    Stuart Heywood, Central Catering Services, Illustrator - 2 Day Introduction

    "The course was well informed and our tutor was very knowledgeable and patient with all students. I would highly recommend this course and XChange Training for the future. "

    Jenni Prichard, Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    "Very well tailored to what we need to do in our jobs. The training was nicely split between listening to instructions and doing tasks."

    Erin McGann, Southbank Centre, InDesign - 1 Day Intermediate

    "Good fun, informative and knowledgeable. Would recommend"

    Dylan Savage, Kingston University, Premiere Pro 101 - 3 Day Introduction

    "Really productive day. Very pleased with the tutoring, thank you."

    Jonathan Mawer, Vectorworks - 1 Day Introduction

    "Easily the best training I have undertaken for a long time. The trainer was very knowledgeable and made the days fly by. We had a lot of fun and came out of the sessions with something tangible to show management!"

    Daniel Hinton, The Media Group