With the recent inclusion of the cloth
tools (known as clothfx
to many users) into the Autodesk Subscription Program for 3ds Max
, more animators than ever have begun to look for training to help them get more out of the product than the basic tutorials provide.
This DVD training goes above and beyond normal flags and curtains cloth examples, and shows you how to create far more complex garments using the GarmentMaker modifier, as well as giving you an arsenal of information that will help you be more productive in less time.
Topics covered in this 3 hour module include: understanding how cloth reads the modifier stack, GarmentMaker techniques, multi-layered clothing, bias-cut cloth, pleats and creases, animated constraints and plenty of helpful tips and tricks to enhance your workflow. Below is the tutorial listing:
2. Set up for Cloth
3. GarmentMaker Tips
4. Tailoring Cloth
5. Money Bag Example
6. Modelled Cloth Tips
7. Biased Cloth Basics
8. Biased Cloth Example
9. Pleats/Seams Basics
10. Pleats Example
11. Group Contraints
12. Layered Cloth Basics
13. Layered Cloth Example
As a special bonus, Size8 Software has provided two freeware plug-ins with this DVD: Intersect and WrapIt that can be used to diagnose your cloth sims and help you even more.
About the author:
Beau Perschall has been actively involved in the 3D animation and plug-in publishing business for over 12 years now and has helped many developers turn their technologies into commercial successes. As the Vice President of Publishing for Turbo Squid. Inc. in New Orleans, Beau currently acts as the liaison between Autodesk Media & Entertainment, his development partners and the thousands of users around the world who use the software. Since he’s on the front lines helping customers regularly and has been working with 3D studio since the DOS days, he has put together this training DVD to help showca