Books

Best 3DS Max Books

Learning 3DS Max isn’t easy, it takes a lot of patience, determination and practice. Part of teaching yourself anything is knowing where to look for resources to help you.


How to Cheat in 3DS Max 2015

Get Spectacular Results Fast

by Michael McCarthy

Editorial Reviews: "Why take months to learn every button in 3DS Max when you can create great visuals with just a few key tools? Utilize the tool of choice, 3ds Max 2015, for generating realistic environments, seamless CG effects, and jaw dropping games in a matter of hours."

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Learning Autodesk 3DS Max 2015

Training DVD

by Infiniteskills

Editorial Reviews: "This course is designed for the absolute beginner. You will start by learning how to model a cave using a reference image for the cave layout. You will learn how to model a character, including forming the character body, adding hair, and adding symmetry and making adjustments."

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3DS Max Projects

A Detailed Guide to Modeling, Texturing, Rigging, Animation and Lighting

by Matt Chandler

Editorial Reviews: "The tutorials in 3DS Max Projects deal with diverse topics including modeling characters and vehicles for beginners, character rigging, animation and topology, blending 3D and photography, and FX particles and dynamics."

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Autodesk 3DS Max 2015 Essentials

Autodesk Official Press

by Randi L. Derakhshani and Dariush Derakhshani

Editorial Reviews: "You'll have fun creating a retro-style alarm clock, animating a thrown knife, modeling a chair, and more, all while you learn modeling, rigging, animating, rendering, architectural visualization, and other career-essential techniques."

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Autodesk 3DS Max 2015: Complete Reference Guide

by Kelly L. Murdock

Editorial Reviews: "This is a popular book among users new to 3DS Max and is used extensively in schools around the globe. It begins with a Quick Start tutorial to get you up and running, then continues with more than 150 step-by-step tutorials."

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Autodesk 3DS Max 2015: A Comprehensive Guide

by Sham Tickoo

Editorial Reviews: "The textbook caters to the needs of both the novice and the advanced users of 3DS Max. A Comprehensive Guide textbook aims at harnessing the power of Autodesk 3DS Max for modelers, animators, and designers."

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