Building a Realistic Aerial Forest Scene in 3ds Max

In this 3ds Max tutorial, we'll learn how to assemble and generate a realistic aerial forest scene from scratch. Software required: 3ds Max 2015 SP3+, Vray SP2, Adani Tools maxscript 0.95+, NUKE 8, Forest Pack Pro 4.3.7+.
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Aug 18, 2015
Duration
2h 20m
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Description
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Aug 18, 2015
Duration
2h 20m
Description

In this 3ds Max tutorial, we'll learn how to assemble and generate a realistic aerial forest scene from scratch. We'll look at understanding some complex shader setups before exploring how to logically vary plant distribution. By the end of this 3ds Max training, you'll have a good understanding of how to keep a good balance of the artistic with the technical side while working with image-based lighting and post-processing passes in NUKE. Software required: 3ds Max 2015 SP3+, Vray SP2, Adani Tools maxscript 0.95+, NUKE 8, Forest Pack Pro 4.3.7+.

About the author
About the author

Ashish S. Dani has a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Pune, a media certificate from the Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (affiliated with Cambridge University), and a diploma in Game Art & Design from the Vancouver Institute of Media Arts (VanArts). His skill set includes screenwriting, concept design, matte painting, 3D modeling, texturing, and lighting.

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