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Getting Started with the Graphite Modeling Tools in 3ds Max

by Justin Marshall

In this course, we will use a number of examples in exploring the Graphite Modeling Tools. Software required: 3ds Max 2010 and up.

What you'll learn

In this course, we will use a number of examples in exploring the Graphite Modeling Tools in 3ds Max and how you can use them in your own projects. The Graphite Modeling Tools will provide you with a wide range of tools to make building models in 3ds Max much easier. Some of the course highlights include using Flow Connect and Set Flow to add resolution while maintaining an object's shape and using tools like paint connect, distance connect, and build corners to quickly create custom topology. Upon completion you'll have a good understanding of the Graphite Tools and how you can put them to use. In order to get a complete view of the Graphite Tools set, the Using the Freeform Modeling Tools course is a highly recommended complement. Software required: 3ds Max 2010 and up.

About the author

Justin thrives as a lead modeling author at Pluralsight. Growing up, Justin found a deep interest for the computer graphics industry after watching movies like Jurassic Park, Toy Story, and The Abyss. His ambition would lead him to work at Sony Imageworks in Los Angeles on movies like Monster House and Surf's Up. Justin has also had numerous articles, tutorials, and images published in 3D World and 3D Artist. As an author, Justin enjoys collaborating with fellow authors, especially on project... more

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