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XChange Training Location Manchester

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

Autodesk 3ds Max Introduction Masterclass 5 Days - Manchester

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 Manchester training centre based at:

    Piccadilly House
    49 Piccadilly
    Manchester
    M1 2AP

    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 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.

    View Full details of our Manchester Training Venue and Course options

    XChange Training Location Manchester

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

    26 Jul - 30 Jul £1195 + vat
    18 Oct - 22 Oct £1195 + vat
    20 Dec - 24 Dec £1195 + vat
  • Client Reviews

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

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

    "Very professional training service. Instructor was very knowledgeable and open to questions. Methodical training structure and easy to follow. Will recommend to my colleagues. Thanks!"

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    "Teaching was at a good pace and the instructions given were comprehensive without being overly technical. I have learned many things which will help in my ongoing graphic design work. "

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    "The course was thorough and well explained. The friendly approach made it all easy to understand and follow and all questions were dealt with straight away. Thank you!"

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    "Small group allowed for conversation around relevant topics. Thanks"

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    "I have used XChange Training many times and I have been very happy with the training sessions, information supplied and the instructor's knowledge. Thank you for all your help in organising the courses."

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