Architectural Visualization with 3Ds Max & V-Ray

Kickstart your career in archiviz with
ArchiTech CAD Academy

LEARN THE MOST IN-DEMAND SKILL OF THE AEC INDUSTRY & BOOST YOUR CAREER GROWTH

Architectural Visualization with 3Ds Max & V-Ray

Kickstart your career in archiviz with
ArchiTech CAD Academy

LEARN THE MOST IN-DEMAND SKILL OF THE AEC INDUSTRY & BOOST YOUR CAREER GROWTH

Why You need to Learn 3Ds Max & V-Ray

MARKET DEMAND

59% of those firms state that the workforce
does not have the skills needed to work with
3Ds Max & V-Ray .

HIGHER PAY

An Architectural Visualization skilled professional
is paid 40% more on an average, compared
to the other professionals with similar
experience.

BETTER WORKFLOW

84% of 3Ds Max & V-Ray users say it eliminates
unnecessary rework, 69% say it reduces
costs and material waste.

Who Can Join with Program?

This course is designed in a beginner-friendly way, for anyone who wants to kick start their professional journey in the BIM sector. 

  • Architecture
  • Civil engineering
  • Draughtmanship
  • Undergraduates
  • Students who seeking to learn Building
  • Students who seeking to learn Professional architectural visualization

Eligibility Criteria

  • The application is open to all professionals and students in their final year of graduation.
  • Other students may also apply, however their applications will be reviewed on a case-to-case basis, depending on individual skills and background.

Course Structure

1. Getting to Know 3ds Max

  • Touring the Interface
  • The Viewports
  • Getting to Know the Command Panel
  • Working with Objects
  • Transforming Objects
  • Copying an Object
  • Understanding the Perspective Viewin Tools
  • Using Multiple Viewports

2. Introducing 3ds Max Objects

  • Understanding Standard Primitives
  • Adjusting Objects’ Parameters
  • Accessing Parameters
  • Modeling Standard Primitives with Modifiers
  • Using the Modifier Stack Tools
  • Making Clones That Share Properties
  • Using Various Modifiers
  • Understanding Extended Primitives
  • Working with Groups

3. Creating Shapes with Splines

  • Drawing using Splines 
  • Lathing a Spline
  • Modifying a Shape Using Sub-object Levels
  • Flipping Surface Normals
  • Creating Thickness with a Spline
  • Combining and Extruding Splines
  • Introducing Other Spline Types
  • Editing Splines

4. Editing Meshes and Creating Complex Objects

  • Polygon Modeling Techniques
  • Using Graphite Modeling Tools
  • Creating buildings using modifiers

5. Creating AEC Objects

  • Creating a Parametric Wall
  • Adjusting the Wall’s Parameters
  • Adding Doors and Windows to Walls
  • Creating a Parametric Window
  • Creating Stairs
  • Creating Foliage

6. Organizing and Editing Objects

  • Naming Objects
  • Organizing Objects by Layers
  • Setting Up Layers
  • Assigning Objects to Layers
  • Assigning Color to Layers
  • Lofting an Object
  • Lofting a Shape Along a Path
  • Using Different Shapes Along the Loft Path
  • Extruding with the Sweep Modifier
  • Aligning Objects

7. Light and Shadow

  • Understanding the Types of Lights
  • Adding a Spotlight to Simulate the Sun
  • Rendering a View
  • Adding Shadow Effects
  • Softening Shadow Edges

8. Shading and Texturing

  • Understanding Bitmap Texture Maps
  • Diffuse Color Maps
  • Understanding Surface Properties
  • Adding Materials to Objects
  • Understanding Material Libraries
  • Editing Materials
  • Using Bump Maps
  • Understanding Mapping Coordinates
  • Adjusting the UVW Mapping Gizmo
  • Assigning Materials to Parts of an Object
  • Creating a Multi/Sub-Object Material

9. Using the 3ds Max Camera

  • Understanding the 3ds Max Camera
  • Adding a Camera
  • Editing the Camera Location with the Viewport Tools
  • Setting Up an Interior View
  • Creating an Environment
  • Working with Walkthrough-Assistant

10. Gamma Correction

  • Understanding Gamma and Linear Workflow
  • Applying gamma correction

11. Materials

  • Understanding Autodesk materials
  • Understanding Arch & Design materials
  • Creating various materials

12. Rendering

  • Improving Rendering Quality
  • Rendering an Exterior Scene
  • Rendering an Interior Scene

13. VRay Introduction

  • What is VRay and how to setup VRay
  • VRay Image Saving Options

14. Global Illumination in VRay

  • Irradiance Map
  • Light Cache
  • Quasi-Monte Carlo/ Brute Force
  • Environmental Lighting

15. Image Sampling

  • Fixed
  • Adaptive DMC
  • Adaptive Subdivisions

16. VRay Lights

  • VRayLight
  • VRayAmbientLight
  • VRayIES
  • VRay Sun

17. VRay Camera

  • VRayDomeCame
  • VRayPhysicaCam
  • Shutter Speed

18. VRay Materials

  • VRay2SidedMtl
  • VRayMtl
  • VRayFastSSS2
  • VRayMtlWrapper

19. Rendering Scenes

  • Rendering an interior scene using V-Ray
  • Rendering an exterior scene using V-Ray

Course Structure

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1Getting to Know 3ds Max• Touring the Interface
• The Viewports
• Getting to Know the Command Panel • Working with Objects
• Transforming Objects
• Copying an Object
• Understanding the Perspective Viewin Tools Using Multiple Viewports
2Introducing 3ds Max Objects• Adjusting Objects’ Parameters
• Accessing Parameters
• Modeling Standard Primitives with Modifiers
• Using the Modifier Stack Tools
• Making Clones That Share Properties
• Using Various Modifiers
• Understanding Extended Primitives
• Working with Groups
3Creating Shapes with Splines• Drawing using Splines
• Lathing a Spline
• Modifying a Shape Using Sub-object Levels
• Flipping Surface Normals
• Creating Thickness with a Spline
• Combining and Extruding Splines
• Introducing Other Spline Types
• Editing Splines
4Editing Meshes and Creating Complex Objects• Polygon Modeling Techniques
• Using Graphite Modeling Tools
• Creating buildings using modifiers
5Creating AEC Objects• Creating a Parametric Wall
• Adjusting the Wall’s Parameters
• Adding Doors and Windows to Walls
• Creating a Parametric Window
• Creating Stairs
• Creating Foliage
6Organizing and Editing Objects• Naming Objects
• Organizing Objects by Layers
• Setting Up Layers
• Assigning Objects to Layers
• Assigning Color to Layers
• Lofting an Object
• Lofting a Shape Along a Path
• Using Different Shapes Along the Loft Path
• Extruding with the Sweep Modifier
• Aligning Objects
7Light and Shadow• Understanding the Types of Lights
• Adding a Spotlight to Simulate the Sun
• Rendering a View
• Adding Shadow Effects
• Softening Shadow Edges
8Shading and Texturing• Understanding Bitmap Texture Maps
• Diffuse Color Maps
• Understanding Surface Properties
• Adding Materials to Objects
• Understanding Material Libraries
• Editing Materials
• Using Bump Maps
• Understanding Mapping Coordinates
• Adjusting the UVW Mapping Gizmo
• Assigning Materials to Parts of an Object
• Creating a Multi/Sub-Object Material
9Using the 3ds Max Camera• Understanding the 3ds Max Camera
• Adding a Camera
• Editing the Camera Location with the View port Tools
• Setting Up an Interior View
• Creating an Environment
• Working with Walkthrough-Assistant
10Gamma Correction• Understanding Gamma and Linear Workflow
• Applying gamma correction
11Materials• Understanding Autodesk materials
• Understanding Arch & Design materials
• Creating various materials
12Rendering• Improving Rendering Quality
• Rendering an Exterior Scene
• Rendering an Interior Scene
13VRay Introduction• What is VRay and how to setup VRay
• VRay Image Saving Options
14Global Illumination in VRay• Irradiance Map
• Light Cache
• Quasi Monte Carlo/ Brute Force
• Environmental Lighting
15Image Sampling• Fixed
• Adaptive DMC
• Adaptive Subdivisions
16VRay Lights• VRayLight
• VRayAmbientLight
• VRayIES
• VRay Sun
17VRay Camera• VRayDomeCame
• VRayPhysicaCam
• Shutter Speed
18VRay Materials• VRay2SidedMtl
• VRayMtl
• VRayFastSSS2
• VRayMtlWrapper
19Rendering Scenes• Rendering an interior scene using V-Ray
• Rendering an exterior scene using V-Ray

Course Details

Commencement – The 20th of November 2021

Class Schedule – Saturday, Evening 7.00pm to 10.00pm

Duration – 4 months

Offer

Rs. 5000 Discount for one time payment and previous registered students

Also, you can pay it in instalments.

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