CG artist and environmental designer David Lesperance explains how he creates the rich, lifelike backdrops for popular games like World of Warcraft, Halo, Diablo, and StarCraft.
Learn how to master the UVW mapping tools in 3ds Max and map 2D textures to complex 3D objects.
Introduces the basic and not-so-basic features of mental ray, the production-proven renderer of choice for many 3ds Max users.
Learn to design and model a city from almost any era, with Illustrator (or any other vector drawing program) and 3ds Max.
Learn how to light and render the exterior of a building with 3ds Max, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.
Present product renderings in their best light with 3ds Max and After Effects.
A practical guide to modeling and texturing 3D urban environments for games in 3ds Max.
Demonstrates one of the most powerful toolsets for photorealistic 3D image visualization, the mental ray renderer in 3ds Max.
George Maestri covers everything needed to texture, light, and render realistic scenes in 3ds max.