Join Ryan Kittleson for an in-depth discussion in this video What you need to know before watching this course, part of Modeling a Character in 3ds Max.
Modeling a character in 3ds Max is a task that goes beyond basic skills.…While you don't need to be a 3D expert to be successful at this course,…you should already understand the essentials of the 3ds Max interface…before attempting it.…It can also be beneficial to have basic modeling and artistic abilities in order…to get the most out of this course.…The 3ds Max Essentials courses on lynda.com feature extensive modeling training…that will get you up to speed with the skills you'll need to model a character.…In addition to technical skills, a basic artistic understanding of anatomy…and sculptural form can help you apply what you learn here for maximum creative effect.…
Lastly, character modeling is fun.…It's a thrill to see a piece of concept art come alive in three dimensions.…A passion for creative expression will help you get the most out of everything…we're going to learn.…
- Extruding edges and faces
- Working symmetrically
- Setting up the image planes
- Creating the basic facial structure and features
- Modeling and fleshing out the body
- Creating the hair with extruded NURBS curves
- Modeling clothes
- Putting on finishing touches
- Understanding UVW maps and seams
- Dealing with UVW maps across multiple objects
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Overview of Character Modeling Tools and Skills
2. Modeling the Head
3. Modeling the Body
4. Modeling the Hair
5. Modeling the Clothes
6. Finishing the Model
7. UV Mapping
Refining the UVW layout7m 1s
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