About this Course

Duration 3 Days

The primary objective of the course is to teach delegates the essentials of working in 3D using an array of features and tools. This course teaches new users the basics of creating, embellishing, and animating 3D scenes.


The only prerequisite is to be familiar with Microsoft Windows XP or Microsoft Windows Vista.

Delegates will learn how to

The Learning Autodesk 3ds Max Design Course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of working in 3D using Autodesk 3ds Max Design.


Note: We normally train on the latest version

During the course, the delegate will cover:
Day 1

  • Creating and Animating Simple Objects
  • Working with Scene Files
  • Transforming Objects and Applying Modifiers
  • Learning Low Poly Modeling Basics
  • Creating and Editing Shapes
  • Using 2D Shapes to Build 3D Objects
  • Using Compound Objects
  • Working with imported/linked AutoCAD/Revit data

Day 2

  • Learning General Principles
  • Working with Keyframes
  • Animating Different Types of Objects
  • Working with the Track View Editor
  • Working with Object Hierarchies
  • Practicing Basic Animation
  • Creating Materials
  • Working with the Material Editor
  • Differentiating Between Materials and Textures
  • Using different Map types and Mapping Coordinates
  • Creating and Applying Materials and Textures

Day 3

  • Creating and Positioning Cameras
  • Placing a model into a photograph (photomontage)
  • Animating Cameras
  • Understanding and Creating Ambient Light
  • Using Standard Lights and adding lights
  • Adjusting Shadow Parameters
  • Achieving Convincing CG Lighting with Global Illumination
  • Setting up Scenes and Saving Rendered output
  • Using Rendering Tools Efficiently
  • Recording Different Scene States
  • Rendering Scenes using Batch Render
  • Tips for rendering internal scenes vs exterior scenes

3 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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