The online 3ds Max training Bundle is a great introduction to 3ds Max, a high-end rendering and animation software program that many digital arts professionals use worldwide. Learn 3ds Max online in this affordable training bundle which starts with basic modeling and progress to creating an exciting animation that leverages lighting, materials and rendering settings.
The courses in this online 3ds Max online training bundle are instructor-led. There is strong student engagement. Your instructor is an Autodesk Certified Instructor and works with 3ds Max on a daily basis. The courses are real-world, project-based.
The courses listed below are included in this training bundle. Each course will be scheduled one at a time in the sequence listed. Each course will be scheduled immediately after one another, unless requested otherwise.
Introduction to 3ds Max - Recommended - (20 Clock Hours) - Basic modeling techniques and rendering tools using 3ds Max.
Acquire basic understanding of the User Interface to become comfortable with the 3ds Max work environment. Explore different methods of creating Standard Primitives. Demonstrate proficiency in modifying Standard Primitives to create furniture for the class project. Discover methods of applying materials to objects in a project.
Intermediate 3ds Max (28 Clock Hours) - Advanced modeling techniques and rendering tools using 3ds Max.
Acquire advanced modeling tools to develop a variety of objects. Explore advanced material and lighting settings, including the use of external images to produce photorealistic renderings. Construct multiple scenes and scene states to efficiently model, navigate, and render 3ds Max files. Build a skills toolbox for personal and professional development of image renderings.
Advanced 3ds Max (28 Clock Hours) – Animation techniques and rendering.
Acquire advanced modeling tools to develop a variety of 3D objects. Explore advanced material and lighting settings, including the use of external images and HDR photos to produce photorealistic renderings. Construct animation sequences using key frame and curve editor applications. Build a skills toolbox for personal and professional development of renderings and animations.
Online Course Start Dates
All VDCI online courses start on the same dates. All online courses are offered every three weeks, beginning on a Friday.
The following are the online course Friday start dates for 2019:
January 04, 2019
January 25, 2019
February 15, 2019
March 08, 2019
March 29, 2019
April 19, 2019
May 10, 2019
May 31, 2019
June 21, 2019
July 12, 2019
August 02, 2019
August 23, 2019
September 13, 2019
October 04, 2019
October 25, 2019
November 15, 2019
December 06, 2019
- Fundamental working knowledge of the Windows environment, some CAD, BIM, drafting experience or work with other 3D programs is highly recommended.
Computer Hardware Requirements
- In order to run 3ds Max software, your computer must meet these hardware requirements
- Autodesk 3ds Max
- Autodesk 3ds Max Essentials
Our classes are fast-track, accelerated courses.
If you have ANY CONCERNS about your computer competency, we STRONGLY RECOMMEND that you improve your computer skills before attending the class.
Free Access to the Software
While you are a student at VDCI, you will be provided free access to the software needed to participate in your course. Throughout your studies at VDCI, it is very important that you have access to good-quality Internet bandwidth with a download speed of 10 Mbps.