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16

Mapping Coordinates

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When applying textures to objects it is important that the mapping be appropriate for the object you have created. In this lesson you will learn about UVW mapping and applying the mapping to objects in 3ds Max. This lesson will show you what various UVW mapping types are used for and how you can apply them to objects.

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will:

•  Understand what mapping is

•  Understand how UVW mapping coordinates function

•  Learn the various UVW mapping types and work with real-world mapping

•  Be able to work with the UVW Map modifier

•  Understand the Unwrap UVW modifier

•  Use the Render To ...

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