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Create a Tornado in 3ds max 4

Hi, I’m finally done with my first 3ds max- tutorial and I’ve tried to do it as easy to follow as possible. Well, you got to have some 3ds max experience. So, what are you waiting for, Christmas? :P Making the Tornadoshape Reset 3ds max (4). Create a Torus with Radius1: 60, Radius2: 2, and […]

Character Walk Through

Hello there. Welcome to my character walk through I’m not sure if you can call this a tutorial as I will just be showing different stages in the building of a character called Kreacher Kreacher is a house elf character taken from the harry potter books But first and what I will be showing the […]

The Making of the “DMF – 239 Coyote” Missile

First of all here is a small introduction. I was briefed to build an aircraft-launchable missile, but this missile was special in that it had DMF capability (Dual Missile Fire). So this meant that I had to conceptualise a missile that could contain two smaller missiles inside itself, so that the mini-missiles could be fired […]

Creating a glade using Grass-O-Matic Plugin

Foreword This lesson contains the detail view of glade creation process. The lesson is reckon on 3DStudioMax users and also is based on Grass-O-Matic plugin for 3DSMAX. The lesson consist of six parts, where you Can learn how to create: a ground surface with lichen and naked regions, illumination of bright sun day, grass of […]

Ford Focus Tutorial Series by Alex: Part 4

FORD FOCUS PART 4 Hi everyone and welcome to the final part of the Ford Focus tutorial series. While this is the last part of modelling the body , there might be more tutorials on detailing and interior. This is just for those who want to smooth out their model ready for texturing and son […]

Ford Focus Tutorial Series by Alex: Part 3

Hi everyone. Well without further blabber let’s get started. 1. Create a polygon cube and set the subdivisions along height to 15 and along width to 5. Then scale it so it fits exactly one half of the car. 2. Delete the side faces so that when we mirror and convert to Sub-D later we […]

Details in materials by Smoke

I have mentioned step by step of how to light up an interior scene in my recent tutorials. This chapter will go into the details about material to enhance more realistic scene. 1. Quickly flash back to the recent tutorial, step 1, create the whole ambience of the area by placing omni lights (ambient only) […]

Ford Focus Tutorial Series by Alex: Part 2

Hi everyone and welcome to part 2 of how to model a Ford Focus. We will be starting out simple by creating wheels for the car. Well actually we will be creating two different designs. This just to show you how easy it is to do and how you can make any design you want […]

Ford Focus Tutorial Series by Alex: Part 1

Hi everyone. This is part 1 of my tutorial series on how to model a ford focus WRX. In this part you will learn how to properly set up the image planes. Now you might think that we should get straight into modeling but reference images are very important and this is just a good […]

How to create a portrait from photograph

1. Prepare 2 photos or skectchs of front and side of a head. Create 2 box as in figure 1. Be cafeful of the proportions when you assign mapping on them. figure 1 camera view 2. At front elevation, draw lines, following the contour. Make sure every vertex join together in rectangular or triangular shape […]

Making of Ferrari F2003 GA by tyio

Frame modelisation Patern found on www.f1-live.com Top view Side view/perspective First problem, the partern are not orthographique. So, i have made a cube with FIA data about lenght, etc the car have to respect. FILE EXE After, I have just build a basic spline cage, but I advice to use a polygonal modelisation because i […]

Creating High Res Polygonal Models

Outline I. OverviewII. What Are Smoothed Polygons?III. Why Use Smoothed Polygons? Advantages:1. Simplicity2. Intuitive interface (no stitching).3. Speed of production.4. Built in level of detail.5. Single texture map for entire character.6. All areas of the texture will be proportional to each other. Disadvantages:1. Requires UV layout2. Cannot add or remove edges after laying out UVs […]

How to make a SOCCER BALL by Gianluca Panebianco

We can start to say that this tutorial is very simle, but probably it’s a little boring…We’ll realize two version of the ball, first a Lowpoly version, then a Highpoly one. Prepare your Lightwave3D’s Modeler! PART 1 – LOWPOLY fig. 1 Create a sphere (shift + o) then, by clicking on n to open the […]

A Realistic Lighting Rig by Andy Nicholas

This tutorial was written by Andy Nicholas who is an experienced freelance artist and programmer. Visit his site at www.andynicholas.com, where you can find more tutorials like this one. This tutorial will show you how to create a lighting rig that will simulate daytime lighting conditions. Most importantly, it will allow you to easily adjust […]

Eyelashes by J.Siquier

The creation of eyelashes is one of the most complicated tasks of a human model, there are different ways to create them, but the one that I am going to explain is the method which I feel most comfortable with; in addition, to this the result can be very realistic. Select the edges that will […]

Creation a fire in MAX2 by using a particles

Advantages: when using this procedure you will be able to fire all that you want, including animation figure of people, trees and etc. Fire is involve with moving an object and its possible mutate. Material: you will take a package 3dsmaxr2 and little patiences when working on the slow computer. Part 1: adjustment a scene. […]

Explore in space

That it to be necessary for this action: 1. We shall create objects which we shall blow up.2. In the section Create of the command panel you will choose Space Warps and by means of button create thr Bomb in an average part of each object. Change parameters for each bomb. Gravity it is necessary […]