3ds Max for the Architectural World

$525 per person (in the US and Canada) | 8 CPC/CEU credits

When it comes time for presenting your Revit and BIM models to the world, there is no better system on the market than 3ds Max from Autodesk. 3ds Max provides professional quality renderings, models, and even fully developed animations in a highly efficient and simple-to-use toolset. The best news is that it’s likely you already own this powerful software! 3ds Max is included in every license of Autodesk’s AEC Collection suite of products. ZenTek’s experienced instructors can show your staff how to use 3ds Max to develop high-quality presentations that can win you more projects and build your company’s reputation as a technology leader.

​This eight (8) hour course is delivered in four (4), two-hour long sessions that students can attend online, right from their own desk. A live instructor will explain the detailed functions, and address questions as the class progresses.

​Note: Instructor will present using 3ds Max 2024, and that version is recommended for all students. Students should have taken the “3ds Max for Beginners” class, or have a solid understanding of 3ds Max basic controls from a practical application standpoint.

Recording: Registrants for this course will receive access to a recording of each session for 7 consecutive days. Access will start the next business day after the session ends.​

Must attend all four sessions.

​Session 1 – Lighting it Up

  • Lighting concepts
  • Lighting types
  • Exposure and tone mapping
  • Common light setups

Session 2 – Mastering Materials

  • Material principles
  • Bitmaps procedurals composites
  • Alternate material types

Session 3 – Material Mapping

  • UVW coordinates
  • Projection mapping types
  • Unwrap modifier

Session 4 – Baking Basics

  • Baking preparations
  • ID masks
  • Map baking types

This class is offered by request only. If you are interested in this class, please fill out the Training Waitlist form and we’ll contact you with scheduling information.

Custom/Private Training

We also offer this training for individual firms who want to arrange a group session at a time that’s convenient for them. Group rates are available. Contact us to schedule a group session.