Animation 3dsmax Tutorials

Motion Media Intro
Here are some videos about 3dsmax and animation.
These have been seen in class, so those are just some quick reviews to help you refresh your memory!
 
1. How to get the Autodesk 3dsmax software for FREE and for 3 Years!:

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2. Procedure when starting 3dsmax in the lab, daily routine so it works!

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3. Some basic UI (user interface) review: (we will see more as we build more object in our scene)

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4. WORKFLOW = IMPORTANT! pay very close attention to this video in order to make your life better when using 3dsmax. Especially when it will be time to add maps, textures to your scene. If YouTube isn’t working, click here.

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5. How to COPY object to make it faster. How to SELECT multiple objects and GROUP objects. Only group non-animated object, in other words, things that don’t move! We will see other situations and work around this later. If YouTube isn’t working, click here.

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6. How to add details to an object: If YouTube isn’t working, click here.

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7. How to apply Materials/Maps/Textures (basic): If YouTube isn’t working, click here.

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For a full kitchen download, click here. Please only use for the purpose of learning lights and camera animation.

11. The illusion of life – what animation studios are using, click here.
 

 
12 Principles of Animation:

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13. How to create the curtains with the rods:

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13.5! How to create the hole in the back stage wall.

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14. How to create the basic AutoKey, Animation Key with the “Cheat Key”!: If YouTube isn’t working, click here.

 

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15. How to use the Curve Editor in order to make a better animation: If YouTube isn’t working, click here.

 

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16. How to use Bend and the Flex Modifier in order to make your character use some of the 12 principles of animation: If YouTube isn’t working, click here.
 

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17. How to apply Material to your objects, the quick way and the UVW unwrap (Advance!): if YouTube isn’t working click here. or click here!

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18. How to put all this together. That is call Rendering: if YouTube isn’t working click here. If YouTube isn’t working, click here.

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19. How to setup for modelling your character.

Setting up for Modelling

19 b. Starting to model the VOLUME of your character.

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20. How to use BONES for your character. This is just an introduction (more to come soon!)

Introduction to BONES

Sample of a project that I did in 2007! Low quality and low light.

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