Join Steve Nelle for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the SketchUp importer , part of 3ds Max 2011 New Features.
With the new SketchUp Importer, you can now import scene files created in any…version of Google SketchUp directly into 3ds Max.…Even the materials that you might have made in SketchUp are eligible for import,…making the new feature even that much more flexible.…Now to show you how things work, I am going to be using a SketchUp file that's…been graciously provided by fellow lynda.com author George Maestri.…Let's see what we can do about getting George's SketchUp file inside Max.…The process begins by going to the application menu and choosing Import.…
Under Files of type, we'll then want to choose the SketchUp SKP format.…Now once we have done that, we are going to want to navigate to the Chapter 4…folder in the Exercise Files and choose the file named Modern_House.…In the Options dialog, let's start in the upper left-hand area.…With Skip Hidden Objects, when the setting is on any objects that were hidden…in the original SketchUp file won't be included as objects that will be imported in.…
- Using Caddies
- Slate Material Editor Overview
- Building a node-based shader
- Understanding the CAT (Character Animation Tools) plug-in
- Building and animating CATRigs
- Using the Viewport Canvas
- Rendering with the Quicksilver Hardware renderer
- Using the SketchUp importer
Skill Level Intermediate
3ds Max 2011 Essential Trainingwith Aaron F. Ross10h 4m Beginner
Textures and Materials in 3ds Maxwith Steve Nelle7h 44m Intermediate
1. Modeling Improvements
Using Caddies6m 29s
2. Texture and Material Enhancements
3. The CAT Character Animation System
4. Scene Management Enhancements
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