Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video How to use the exercise files, part of Cert Prep: 3ds Max Certified Professional.
- [Instructor] If you have access to the exercise files that accompany this course and want to follow along, go ahead and download those exercise files now. Place the exercise files folder on the desktop just like I have here. Now in this exercise files folder are a number of different chapters. Each one of these is a 3ds Max project, so when you start each chapter, go ahead and set the project to the current chapter.
This course isn't designed to teach you the basics, but to help you refresh your 3ds Max skills and prepare for the exam topics. Once you're finished with the course, you can feel confident taking the 3ds Max Certified Professional exam.
- What is 3ds Max certification?
- Importing data
- Using scenes
- Configuring viewports
- Transforming, duplicating, and cloning objects
- Polygonal modeling
- Editing splines
- Setting up cameras and lighting
- Working with materials
- Rendering scenes
- Animating models
- Rigging characters
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 11/01/2017. What changed?
A: The following topics were updated: working with camera settings and FOV, understanding standard light types, using the Slate Material Editor, understanding standard materials, understanding Arnold materials, and assigning 3ds Max renderers.
1. Certification Basics
Using the Certiport website1m 27s
2. Fundamental 3ds Max Skills
3. Modeling Tools in 3ds Max
4. Cameras and Lighting
5. Materials and Shading
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