3ds Max Design Architectural Visualization. For Intermediate Users

3ds Max Design Architectural Visualization. For Intermediate Users

Description

Learn time-saving techniques and tested production-ready tips for maximum speed and efficiency in creating professional-level architectural visualizations in 3ds Max. Move from intermediate to an advanced level with specific and comprehensive instruction with this collaboration from nine different authors from around the world. Get their experience and skills in this full-color book, which not only teaches more advanced features, but also demonstrates the practical applications of those features to get readers ready for a real production environment. Fully updated for the most recent version of 3ds Max.

Table of contents

Content:
Front matter, Page i
Copyright, Page ii
Dedication, Page iii
About the Author, Page vii
About the Contributing Authors, Pages ix-xi
About the Technical Reviewer, Page xiii
Acknowledgments, Page xv
Foreword, Pages xvii-xviii
Who Is This Book For?, Page xix
Introduction, Pages xxi-xxii
, Page xxiii
Introduction, Page 1
Chapter 1 - Understanding Architectural Drawings, Pages 3-31
Chapter 2 - Preparing AutoCAD Linework for 3ds Max, Pages 33-55
Introduction, Page 57
Chapter 3 - Creating Walls, Windows, and Doors (Part I), Pages 59-86
Chapter 4 - Creating Walls, Windows, and Doors (Part 2), Pages 87-116
Chapter 5 - Creating Roofs, Pages 117-144
Chapter 6 - Creating Furniture, Pages 145-176
Introduction, Page 177
Chapter 7 - Creating 2D Sites, Pages 179-207
Chapter 8 - Creating 3D Sites, Pages 209-230
Chapter 9 - Creating Backgrounds, Pages 231-247
Chapter 10 - Creating Vegetation, Pages 249-272
Introduction, Page 273
Chapter 11 - Introduction to mental ray, Pages 275-283
Chapter 12 - Global Illumination, Pages 285-306
Chapter 13 - Lighting Strategies, Pages 307-326
Chapter 14 - mental ray Materials, Pages 327-350
Introduction, Page 351
Chapter 15 - Unwrap UVW, Pages 353-365
Chapter 16 - Compositing, Pages 367-385
Chapter 17 - Photoshop Techniques for Visualization, Pages 387-406
Introduction, Page 407
Chapter 18 - The Animation Process, Pages 409-424
Chapter 19 - Managing System Resources, Pages 425-437
Appendix A - Top 30 Production Tips, Pages 441-460
Appendix B - Top Twenty 3D Vendors, Pages 461-463
Appendix C - Top 20 Free 3D Resources, Pages 465-467
Appendix D - Common 3D Mistakes, Pages 469-471
Appendix E - Marketing Your Services, Pages 473-479
Appendix F - Pricing Your Services, Pages 481-484
Appendix G - Creating A 3D Business Plan, Pages 485-487
Appendix H - The Professional Services Agreement, Pages 489-494
Appendix I - 3D CAD Brief, Pages 495-496
Appendix J - The 3D Presentation, Pages 497-498
Appendix K - Quick Reference Guide to Critical V-Ray Settings, Pages 499-512
Index, Pages 513-532

Details

  • Author: Brian L. Smith (Auth.)
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • ISBN-13: 9780240821078
  • Pages: 526
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 51.1M
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