||3D Studio MAX 3.0 Workshop focuses on developing the skills of beginning and intermediate 31) Studio MAX users by teaching them how to take advantage of 3the first object-oriented animation system designed for Microsoft Windows NT . Written from the point of view of a professional industrial designer, art director, animator, and design educator, this book uses a single holistic project, composed of interrelated tutorials to guide you through a professional project development process. By beginning with the end in mind, this workshop will show you how to structure your use of MAX to create professional-quality imagery using the basic tools provided in MAX. 3D Studio MAX 3.0 Workshop boosts the beginning to intermediate user to a higher level of MAX proficiency in the shortest time possible. The workshop focuses on basic principles, elements, and tools used in MAX to create models, materials, lighting, special effects, and animation; and you will learn how professionals develop CGI shots in MAX by using layers and compositing.