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Old 02 February 2013   #1
need some beginner tips

hi guys iam a 27 years old german mediadesigner and im just using programs like photoshop / illustrator / after effects / indesign and i've been very intrested in 3D works all the time. in 2006 i started with cinema 4D but i cancled it after 2 weeks cause i had no time and cinema 4D didnt look like the program i was looking for.

what i want to do / create ?
pretty much everything =) but my focus is on character modeling !

my question is:
do you know good ressources for tutorials for beginners and what should i start with?

what is very important for me ?
lightning / textures (vray) !

btw sry for my poor english =) thanks.
 
Old 02 February 2013   #2
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if you want to create characters you should use Zbrush or Mudbox too, necessarily. so choose 2 program, one basic like 3ds Max or Maya, other for hi poly sculpting. in my opinion digital tutors have all you need for learning
 
Old 02 February 2013   #3
do you know good ressources for tutorials for beginners and what should i start with?
Start with the ones that ship with 3ds Max.
Don't use the geman language version of 3ds Max.

lightning / textures (vray) !
Lightning = Gewitter.
Good Vray resource
http://www.spot3d.com/
 
Old 02 February 2013   #4
thanks for your answers =) and i have to say 3d smax > cinema 4d ! i love how this program works ! today i bought 3d studio max and i start with some sci fi starships =) cause iam a sci fi fan =) if you have goor tutorials let me know =)
 
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