3DS Max for beginners: 3D modeling fundamentals

person icon Widhi Muttaqien

3DS Max for beginners: 3D modeling fundamentals

Learn the basics of 3ds Max and master 3D modeling skill in just a day

updated on icon Updated on Oct, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Widhi Muttaqien

architecture icon Design,3D & Animation,3Ds Max

Lectures -76

Resources -1

Duration -8.5 hours


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Course Description

In this course, you’re going to learn the essentials of using 3ds Max and then basic-to-intermediate 3D modeling skills. This course is designed for complete beginners. So no prior experience in 3D is needed to take this course. 

The curriculum is carefully designed so you can master 3ds Max quickly and seamlessly. You can check the curriculum below and watch some of the preview lesson videos to get an insight of what you are going to get from this course.

This course is loaded with so many hands-on projects, challenges, and exercises that are designed to improve your skills gradually and push them to their fullest potential. Most of the projects in this course are based on real-world products.

After completing the course, in sha Allah, you will have a solid foundation on how to use 3ds Max. You'll gain a significant amount of 3D modeling skills. And also, you will understand many important concepts around 3D computer graphics. So join now! and I'll see you on the other side.


What will you learn in this course:

  • The fundamentals of working with 3ds Max software
  • Understand different methods of managing 3D scenes
  • Basic polygon 3D modeling
  • Spline-based 3D modeling
  • Precision 3D modeling
  • Subdivision 3D modeling
  • Boolean-based 3D modeling


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Basic knowledge of operating PC with Windows OS
  • 3ds Max at least version 2020 already installed
  • A standard mouse with a scroll-wheel
3DS Max for beginners: 3D modeling fundamentals


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

3 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction 02:37 02:37
  • play icon Conventions and disclaimer 02:27 02:27
  • play icon Download the project files here
The UI
4 Lectures
Basic object operations
7 Lectures
Scene management
4 Lectures
Editable poly modeling
12 Lectures
Precision modeling
9 Lectures
Project: Werk kitchen counter
5 Lectures
Spline modeling
17 Lectures
Subdivision and Compound modeling
9 Lectures
Project: Papilio shell chair
5 Lectures

Instructor Details

Widhi Muttaqien

Widhi Muttaqien

Entrepreneur and Computer Graphics expert

I’m an entrepreneur and also an academic lecturer in Computer Graphics field. I’ve been teaching and doing hundreds of CG related projects for more than 2 decades now. I have a bachelor degree in software development and a master degree in business management and information system.

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