Join Steve Nelle for an in-depth discussion in this video Previewing soft shadows, part of 3ds Max 2010 New Features.
Max 2010 has dramatically upped the ante as far as providing immediate feedback…within the Viewports by improving on it's ability to show not just Shadows in a…shaded view, but now also Ambient Occlusion and Exposure control.…These new features have been added to the program in the hopes of being able to…provide 3D artists a greater level of immediate visual feedback within the…normal work flow. Now what makes these new and improved settings even more…impressive is the fact that they are scalable, meaning that they can be…adjusted and tweaked, in order to best suit the abilities and limitations of…your system resources. In other words, those Viewport controls aren't just an…all-or-nothing process. The ability to fine tune those adjustments makes it…possible to receive immediate feedback within your windows.…
Even without having to spend an arm and a leg on a high-end graphics card or…a ton of RAM. In this video we'll specifically address the enhancements of…Viewport shadows. Now being able to actually view shadows directly inside of…
- Using the Application button and QuickAccess toolbar
- Understanding the Viewport changes and shading enhancements
- Understanding and customizing the Modeling Ribbon
- Managing materials with the new Material Explorer
- Exploring improvements to the Mental Ray Render Frame window
- Adding multiple soundtracks using ProSound
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Working with the New Interface
Understanding the interface1m 41s
2. Scene Management Tools
3. Viewport Changes and Enhancements
4. Modeling Improvements
6. Other New Stuff
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