Tradigital 3ds Max: A CG Animator's Guide to Applying the Classic Principles of Animation (Paperback)

Richard Lapidus

  • 出版商: Focal Press
  • 出版日期: 2011-10-17
  • 定價: $1,800
  • 售價: 8.5$1,530
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 304
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0240817303
  • ISBN-13: 9780240817309
  • 相關分類: 3D建模 3D-modeling
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Finally bridge the gap between software-specific instruction and the world of classical animation with this easy to utilize, one-of-a-kind reference guide. With great relevance for today's digital workflows, Richard Lapidus presents innovative 3ds Max controls to the classical principles of animation like squash and stretch, anticipation, staging and more. Move beyond these fundamental techniques and explore both the emotion and technical sides of animation with character appeal and rigging. Features a robust companion web sites that include demonstrations, project files, links to further resources, available at

  • Trusted 3ds Max authority, Richard Lapidus has 15 years of experience teaching this subject to Fortune 500 companies as a Certified Instructor, and entry-level students as a Tenured Professor.

  • The "Tradigital" promise of  offering specific tool-set instruction and connecting it with the classical principles of animation that all great animators need to know.

  • Faced with so many tools, students spend most of their time learning how to model, yet never actually learn what it means to breathe life into their work. This book shows how to enhance the process of animation using traditional techniques which have captivated viewers of animation for decades. 

  • Animators will learn how to: make the camera an integral participant in the scene, use overlapping motion to create more realistic animation, use the graphic editors to examine timing and enhance the flow of your projects.

  • Several obstacle files will be provided with practical solutions, so that animators can learn what NOT to do.

  • Ready-made models will be provided so that animators can practice techniques as they follow  the clear tutorials presented.

  • Companion web site offers: all tutorials/projects, plus camtasia created flash videos showing necessary click-throughs.


終於,這本易於使用且獨一無二的參考指南將軟體特定指令與古典動畫世界之間的鴻溝拉近。Richard Lapidus以其對當今數位工作流程的重要性,將創新的3ds Max控制技術與古典動畫原則(如壓縮和伸展、預期、舞台設計等)相結合。超越這些基本技巧,並通過角色吸引力和骨骼系統探索動畫的情感和技術層面。附帶強大的伴侶網站,提供示範、專案檔案、進一步資源的連結,網址為。

Richard Lapidus是一位值得信賴的3ds Max權威,擁有15年的教學經驗,曾經擔任過認證教師為財富500強公司教授此課程,也教導過初學者作為一位終身教授。