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3ds Max 8 Essentials by Autodesk

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10

Animation Basics

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This lesson will help you better understand the wonderful world of 3D animation. 3ds Max provides tools for animation, but to animate well, you also need to understand and use the laws that govern animation. This lesson covers both 3ds Max animation tools, and the general principles of animation.

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

•  Understand the process of animation

•  Save and modify keyframes

•  Animate different types of objects efficiently

•  Work with the Track View editor

•  Have a better understanding of animation principles

History of Animation

People have always told stories. Animation, ...

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