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Foundation 3ds Max 8 Architectural Visualization / Edition 1

Foundation 3ds Max 8 Architectural Visualization / Edition 1

by Brian L. SmithBrian L. Smith


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* This is the only book on the market covering 3Ds max for Architectural visualizations, one of the most common uses of 3Ds Max.

* Includes quickstart tutorial sections to get the reader up and running as quickly as possible.

* It will be one of the first books to come out about the new version of the product.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590595572
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 12/18/2006
Edition description: 1st Corrected ed., Corr. 2nd printing
Pages: 562
Product dimensions: 7.52(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.05(d)

About the Author

Since 1997, Brian L. Smith has worked as a computer-aided design manager and animation specialist in architectural, engineering, and landscaping firms in southwest Florida. He started his own company in 2001, specializing in the production of architectural animations and renderings in 3ds Max. He is the cofounder of 3D Architectural Solutions in Sarasota, Florida, and is currently an instructor at the Autodesk Authorized Training Center, Planet Digital Education, in Orlando (, where he teaches 3ds Max for the visualization industry. A portfolio of his work can be seen at Brian graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point with a major in aerospace engineering. He served on active duty, and later in the Florida Army National Guard, including two years as a battery commander, responsible for a short-range air defense battery of over 100 soldiers. Following 9/11, he served in Washington, D.C. as an air defense artillery fire control officer, working closely with the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Air Force, and the Federal Aviation Administration to provide air defense coverage of Washington, D.C. In 2005, he deployed numerous times with his unit to provide humanitarian relief to hurricane victims along the Gulf Coast.

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