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Mixed Modeling Techniques in 3ds Max

Course Summary

In this 3ds Max tutorial, we will delve in such modeling techniques as spline modeling, polygonal modeling, and sub divisional surfaces. Through these techniques we are going to create a highly detailed steam locomotive model.

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    Course Syllabus

    Introduction and Project Overview
    - 1m 21s

    —Introduction and Project Overview 1m 21s
    Mixed Modeling Techniques in 3ds Max
    - 9h 46m

    —Basic Scene Set-up in 3ds Max, Layer Management 15m 39s
    —Modeling of Main Boiler Model 14m 54s
    —Refining the Boiler Model 8m 49s
    —Modeling Front Boiler Hatch 12m 3s
    —Naming and Refining Front Boiler Hatch 2m 7s
    —Modeling of Rear Boiler Section 6m 41s
    —Further Development of Rear Boiler Model 9m 45s
    —Positioning and Refining of Rear Boiler Section 7m 38s
    —Modeling Smoke Stack and Conforming Mesh 8m 12s
    —Modeling Top Portal, Conform Brush Introduction 8m 33s
    —Modeling Second Boiler Portal 8m 5s
    —Modeling of Locomotive Bell Components 15m 33s
    —Modeling Headlight and Brackets 7m 40s
    —Modeling Headlight Shade 6m 33s
    —Detach Headlight Lense, Model Front License Plate 6m 0s
    —Headlight Acess Door Modeling 5m 50s
    —Poly Modeling of Front and Side Lamps 9m 16s
    —Refine and Develop Lamp Models 5m 7s
    —Modeling of Lamp Mounting Brackets, Creation of Selection Sets 9m 1s
    —Laying out Splines for the Locomotive Chassis 3m 36s
    —Continued Development of the Chassis Using Spline Booleans 6m 35s
    —Spline Boolean Subtraction, Refinement of the Chassis 3m 41s
    —Continued Development of the Chassis Using Spline Booleans 5m 31s
    —Modeling of Smaller Chassis Components 6m 42s
    —Modeling of the Front Bumper 6m 32s
    —Modeling Chassis Cross Sections 3m 58s
    —Modeling of Leaf Spring Assemblies 12m 3s
    —Modeling of All Hardware 5m 6s
    —Poly Modeling of Pipe Clamps 6m 28s
    —Modeling of Rivets, Layer Management 3m 53s
    —Placing Hardware Along Model's Surface, Aligning Pivots 9m 47s
    —Creation and Placement of Steam Lines 8m 39s
    —Placement of Clamps Along Steamline 7m 56s
    —Modeling/confoming Side Hatch on Boiler and Side Nameplate 12m 4s
    —Connecting Multiple Splines to Create Complex Shapes 5m 57s
    —Modeling and Placement of Side Steps 8m 32s
    —Modeling of Side Tank Along Boiler 4m 53s
    —Modeling Support Straps for Tank Model 8m 23s
    —Modeling of Additional Tank Component and Additional Elements 12m 0s
    —Adding Hardware to the Boiler Surface 7m 34s
    —Modeling of Ladders 9m 51s
    —Modeling of Main Drivetrain Component 10m 44s
    —Model Additional Elements for the Main Drive Train Component 7m 56s
    —Modeling of Front Platform and Front Bumper Cover 15m 49s
    —Modeling of Connecting Tube Between Boiler and Drivetrain Placement of Hardware 9m 12s
    —Modeling of the Locomotive Cabin Walls 9m 15s
    —Modeling of Floor and Roof Models for the Cabin 8m 12s
    —Modeling of Additional Detail Elements for the Cabin 7m 17s
    —Poly Modeling of the Large Locomotive Wheels 11m 15s
    —Poly Modeling of the Smaller Locomotive Wheels 7m 25s
    —Poly Modeling of the Brake Arm 9m 1s
    —Modeling of Brake Shoes 12m 47s
    —Modeling and Placement of Axels and Pins 4m 5s
    —Modeling and Placement of Leaf Spring Connecting Hardware 9m 26s
    —Modeling of Drivetrain Component 5m 26s
    —Modeling of Drivetrain Guide 7m 33s
    —Modeling of Drivetrain Linkage 13m 33s
    —Modeling Large Linkage Element 4m 25s
    —Detailing of Large Linkage Element 7m 27s
    —Modeling Placement of Front Hatch Hardware Elements 8m 21s
    —Modeling and Placement of Front Hatch Hinges 5m 21s
    —Modeling of Hinge Arms 5m 33s
    —Modeling of Front Steam Pipe, Placing of Hardware 7m 28s
    —Modeling of Boiler Straps 9m 46s
    —Modeling of Boiler Support Trusses 7m 22s
    —Cloning and Placement of Boiler Support Brackets 5m 18s
    —Modeling of Main Rear Chassis Component 3m 29s
    —Modeling of Smaller Rear Chassis Components 10m 13s
    —Modeling of Chassis Clamp 4m 16s
    —Modeling of the Main Cow Catcher Components 6m 26s
    —Adding Additonal Hardware to the Cow Catcher 2m 43s
    —Creating Conforming Steam Lines with the Topology/splines Graphite Modeling Tools 7m 13s
    —Modeling of Pull String and Supports 6m 48s
    —Modeling of Small Cabin Components 5m 39s
    —Recap and Additional Comments 1m 38s

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