- [Instructor] 3ds Max is great for visualizing … computer-aided designs because it provides … many options for converting solid models to polygons. … The 3ds Max body object type preserves the solid model … so we can interactively adjust the polygon tessellation … and change the level of detail at any time. … This is something that can't be done in Maya, for example. … I've got a solid works document that was kindly donated … by fellow author Gabriel Corbitt … of Tiger Industrial Incorporated. … And he's converted that into step format … so the 3ds Max can load it. … And it's in my project folder in the exercise files. … So let's import it. … Go to the File menu and choose Import, … Import. … We're taken to the current projects Import folder. … Select the step document and click Open. … And in the Import Settings we want to get this right. … We don't want to Convert to Mesh at this stage. … We want to have Convert to Mesh turned off, … and that way it will come in as a body object, …
AuthorAaron F. Ross
Skill Level Intermediate
3ds Max 2017: Advanced Lightingwith Aaron F. Ross2h 52m Advanced
3ds Max 2017: Advanced Materialswith Aaron F. Ross2h 34m Intermediate
3ds Max 2018 Essential Trainingwith Aaron F. Ross10h 10m Beginner
3ds Max: Rendering with Arnold (2017)with Aaron F. Ross2h 40m Intermediate
New This Week
3ds Max: Tips and Tricks
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.