3DS MAX Foundations: Lighting & Materials is a video tutorial kit that covers lighting and surfacing techniques under the 3DS MAX platform.
The topics covered range from Scanline rendering to Final Gathering and Global Illumination using Mental Ray. Various examples explore serveral surfacing techniques to generate intricate material networks, ranging from Procedural mapping to masked Photoshop texturing.
This kit is comprised of 41 videos and runs for more than 5 hours! If you already bought ArchiCD and enjoyed it, then this is the natural evolution to refine your lighting and surfacing skills.
As a bonus, several modeling tips are included as strategies to make your model react better to light, such as filleting and chamfering of irregular objects.
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