Learn an artist-oriented workflow for concept development, polygon modeling, lighting, and rendering. This course provides nearly seven hours of project-based training on conceptual vehicle-modeling for use in film, games, and design. It's perfect for new and experienced artists. Popular highlights include: Conceptual Development; Solutions to Design Challenges; Polygon Modeling Techniques; Using Smooth Preview; Converting Smooth Preview to Polygons; Thumbnails to Complete Designs; Using 3D to Pre-visualize Models; Automotive Terminology and Design; Creating Creases with Edge Loops; Adding Realism with Detail; UV Mapping Techniques; Applying Chrome Surface Materials; Building Car Paint Materials; Creating Brushed Metal Effects; Using the Text tool; Rendering with Final Gather; Adding HDRI Lighting; Texture Creation in Photoshop; Creating Tiled Bump Map; Building Textures with UV Snapshots; Manipulating Edge Flow with Split Polygon Tool; Creating Fitted Panels; Adding Glowing Panels. Software required: Maya 2008 and up.