Welcome to Autodesk 3ds Max® 2011 Tutorials
Welcome to
3ds Max
3ds Max
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Tutorials updated to demonstrate new features:


Introduction to 3D

Are you new to creating 3D models and animation on the computer?
If so, follow this link to learn how to proceed.


Would you like to know how to take advantage of the many powerful
modeling techniques in 3ds Max? Use these tutorials to learn a variety
of methods for creating the exact 3D models you have in mind.

Materials and Mapping

Want to master materials? These tutorials help you understand
how to use textures and mapping coordinates to bring  the utmost
expression and beauty to your scenes.


Want to make your scenes move? With the many animation methods
available in 3ds Max, you can. These tutorials will get you going.

Character Animation

Make your virtual actors act, starting with basic Biped and moving
on to more advanced character-animation techniques.


These tutorials show you how to place and manage lights and
shadows. You'll also learn rendering with the mental ray renderer.


Additional aspects of rendering include using particles or
proxies to reduce the render time of a complex scene.

Hair and Cloth

Tired of bald characters with stiff clothing? These tutorials show
you how to take advantage of the lifelike hair and natural cloth
features in 3ds Max.

Please note: You can find tutorials from previous releases of 3ds Max here. Also, you can find a mental ray tutorial on subsurface scattering for realistic skin effects here.

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