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3ds Max 8 Essentials by Autodesk

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5

Applying Modifiers

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The modifier stack is one of the more powerful modeling tools in 3ds Max. It gives you the ability to model without destroying the original object. In addition, you can continue to tweak your model at any level of the modifier stack.

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

•  Understand the concept of the modifier stack

•  Manipulate basic controls in the stack

•  Use some simple but powerful modifiers

•  Collapse the modifier stack to simplify the object

Concepts of the Modifier Stack

Imagine a sculptor being able to add and subtract from a model without committing to any of the changes made to the model. ...

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