Overview of the design process


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Overview of the design process

A great character model starts with a great design. It's important to have good concept art to work with before you get into modeling. This is because even though modeling in 3ds Max is faster and more flexible than ever, it's still no match for good old-fashioned pencil and paper when it comes to planning out the design. If the character design that you're modeling is weak, the model will be weak as well and making changes to a finished model can be more trouble than it's worth. You may have heard the phrase "quality over quantity." That's not quite true when it comes to design--at least not completely.

You see the best path to quality is by doing a large quantity of quick sketches. Very rarely does the best character design happen on the first try. If you only do one drawing of a character, you'll never know if it was the best, because there aren't any to compare it to. The professional concept artist's secret is to do a huge quantity of drawin...

Overview of the design process
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Overview of the design process provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Ryan Kittleson as part of the Modeling a Character in 3ds Max

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3D + Animation
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