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3DS Max – Mental Ray vs iray

Check out this simple comparison between the Mental Ray and iray rendering engines in 3DS Max Design 2012.

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3ds Max 2012 – Creating and Modifying Objects

This video demonstrates the creation and modification of primitives. I’ll use several primitives to create a simple desk lamp and then apply modifiers to the primitives to better model the necessary shapes. Along the way, I’ll also demonstrate a few tricks to make modeling easier. Prepared and narrated by Chad Miller.

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3ds Max 2012 – Creating a Daylight System

This video demonstrates one method for creating a Daylight System in 3ds Max. The Daylight System command is a simple tool for adding realistic lighting and shadows to a scene. I’ll also cover a technique for creating a custom sky map to replace the generic one created by default. Prepared and narrated by Chad Miller.

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