Lesson 02 | Creating and Modifying Basic Objects

 

Introduction

In this lesson you will create and modify basic objects in 3ds Max Design®. Overall you will be able to describe some guiding principles of object creation in the software. In addition, you will see how to modify some of the basic properties of an object and to access information about an object in a scene.

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Two similar cylinders with different parameters.

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Create a basic object in 3ds Max Design
  • Modify parameters of your basic objects
  • Identify the object orientation
  • Identify and manipulate an object's pivot point

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