The Ultimate File Corruption – I’m in for a Long Night

The unthinkable has happened. After so many warnings about the potential for 3Ds Max to potentially corrupt your files, and to save multiple versions, I’ve been faced with a slew of my files which now no longer open. We’ve been using onedrive to organize and share our work, and as a file sharing option it’s…

The End is Near…So Why Not Create a New Stage

It’s the last day of this modelling project now and the mind actually boggles at how much is left to do. Good news, when using one of the newer lab computers here in Iontas my clock tower file isn’t corrupt. Bad news, there’s still a lot more files to go through and merge still, and…

Need Bulking Up? 3D Repositories

It’s coming closer to the project deadline, so I have to begin cutting my losses in terms of models I’ve been trying to rework without success. Today, that means scrapping my flag models and attempts to apply wave modifiers in an effort to make them look more realistic. I have never been happier to find…

This Cloth Modifier will be the Death of Me

8 weeks ago, we were assigned a 3Ds Max tutorial that called for us to design a simple chair – wood, straight-backed,¬†four-legged, cushion…pretty straightforward. Until you hit the final touches, and they wanted you to lie a cloth over the back of it. No matter what I did, changing the parameters for the cloth, the…