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  • view course page for Getting Started with Reactor in 3ds Max

    Create realistic simulations and collision detection effects that can emulate breaking objects, soft body dynamics, cloth simulations, rippling water, and more in 3ds Max animation projects.

    3h 8m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Particle Effects in 3ds Max

    Create dynamic, randomly generated particle effects that can emulate snow, rain, steam, explosions, and more in 3ds Max animation projects.

    5h 53m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3ds Max 2011 New Features

    Introduces the new features and productivity enhancements in 3ds Max 2011.

    2h 43m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Textures and Materials in 3ds Max

    An in-depth look at the art of creating lifelike skins and textures for three-dimensional surfaces using 3ds Max 2010.

    7h 44m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3ds Max 2010 Essential Training

    Provides everything new users need to know to complete an animation project, while offering tips and tricks to improve experienced users' productivity and workflow.

    15h 36m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for 3ds Max 2010 New Features

    Explores many of the new cutting-edge features, including the brand-new Modeling Ribbon and advancements designed to improve scene interactivity and production workflow.

    1h 38m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3ds Max 2009 Beyond the Basics

    Thoroughly explores materials, lights and cameras, animation techniques, rendering, and special effects.

    9h 41m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3ds Max 2009 Essential Training

    Learn to use 3ds Max 2009 to create stunning visual effects for a broad range of purposes.

    8h 26m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for 3ds Max 9 Modeling

    Methods for creating video games, logos, mechanical assemblies, and architectural visualizations with 3ds Max.

    13h 33m
    Intermediate
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