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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:

Level:

Introduction to Advanced

Duration:

5
Days
- 10am to 5pm

Price:

£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
    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
  • Location Details

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

    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.

    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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    XChange Training Location London

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  • Autodesk 3ds Max Masterclass 5 Days - Upcoming London Course Dates

    23 Aug - 27 Aug £1195 + vat
    01 Nov - 05 Nov £1195 + vat
  • Client Reviews

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

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

    "A superbly delivered course with just the right number of trainees. Above all, excellent equipment and clear visual aids. Superior to any course I've yet attended. You have captured all training aspects in the right detail."

    Robin Gould, TSO Parliamentary Press , Acrobat - 1 Day Intermediate

    "Great course which I enjoyed and also like the teaching methodology which was very participatory. The trainer was patient and welcomed as many questions from us as were needed! "

    Ellen Kandororo-Dingani , Royal Commonwealth Society, Dreamweaver - 2 Day Introduction

    "A day well spent with some excellent tips on dealing with pdf workflows."

    Paul Adams, Schawk, Colour Management - 1 Day Introduction

    "The training was very useful and there were two of us in the class so we had a lot of 1-on-1 training which was great. Relaxed but a focused atmosphere."

    Clare McCarthy, Charles Tyrwhitt, Illustrator - 2 Day Advanced

    "Very well organised and structured everything seemed to flow perfectly. Explanations were clear and set at a steady pace that was easy to follow. Instructor very knowledgeable, there were no questions unanswered."

    Jasmine Gould, Integralis, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

    "Thank you for the InDesign training which both Paula and I found extremely efficient and a well taught."

    Pippa Coffin, James Glancy Design

    "Thank you very much. Everything was presented in a clear manner and the tutor was really helpful."

    Nawar Albazaz, Vectorworks - 2 Day Introduction

    "The course was much better than I expected as I have been able to fully learn how to use the software. I feel much more comfortable with SketchUp than I thought I would. "

    Marcus Askew, SketchUp - 2 Day Masterclass

    "An outstanding training course led by a very knowledgeable and insightful tutor. Thoroughly enjoyed my time and will take forward all new knowledge to my workplace and personal life too. Really enjoyed this, thanks very much!"

    Emma McLean, University of Strathclyde, Adobe InDesign - Two Day Introduction