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3DS Max Class

3DS Max Class

3DS Max Training Class - Course Length: 2 days

In this 3DS Max training class you  learn how to use AutoDesk 3DS Max’s advanced tools for creating architectural modeling and animations. This 3DS Max training class includes detailed coverage of the interface and proper workflow for setting up 3DS Max projects. This course also covers introduction to animation, and foundations with cameras, lighting, and rendering.

3DS Max Class Course Dates

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.

Course Title Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
3DS Max Class


10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $995.00

3DS Max Training Class Topics

  • Introduction to 3DS max
  • 3D in production workflows
  • 3D process overview: modeling/materials/animation/rendering
  • 3DS max Interface overview
  • Creating objects: primitives such as boxes
  • 3D objects from 2D shapes: 3D text, extrusions
  • Transforms: position, rotation, and scale
  • Managing objects: layers, hide, isolate
  • Introduction to materials
  • Adding lights and cameras
  • Rendering
  • More complex objects: modifiers
  • Booleans and compound objects
  • Introduction to polygon modeling: vertex, edge, poly sub-objects
  • More complex materials: UVW coordinates
  • Maps and Materials
  • Texture unwrapping and painting with Photoshop
  • Introduction to animation
  • Keyframe animation
  • Animating lights and cameras
  • Rendering animation sequences
  • Editing and compositing animation footage 

We recommend that you have installed the 3DS Max software before starting this class.

You will receive a comprehensive 3DS Max course manual for this class. For most Autodesk classes, AGI uses Autodesk approved curriculum.

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