3ds Max (76 Tutorials)

Realistic Snow v-ray

Creating Realistic snow with V-Ray for 3ds Max

November 14, 2023

Using displacement, noise textures, and scattering, achieve that realistic snow covered look with V-Ray in 3ds Max

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Interactive real-time rendering using SiNi and Chaos Vantage

Interactive real-time rendering using SiNi and Chaos Vantage

October 25, 2023

Use SiNi object Plugins SiClone, Disperse, Scatter, and Illumi with Chaos Vantage 2, using live-linking from 3ds Max to Vantage 2.

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FumeFX Drone Aiming & Firing

FumeFX Drone Aiming & Firing – 3ds Max & Arnold

July 18, 2023

Learn how to create a drone that is firing lasers at a running robot using FumeFX 6 for 3ds Max. Plus, plant scattering and sand creation.

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What is a greeble?

Burning Question: Greeble… What is it and how to make your own

June 15, 2023

A greeble is really all about faking out your audience! It’s the small details that make something appear to be more complex than it actually is.

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thinkingParticles SplinePool & ME-L Features

thinkingParticles SplinePool & ME-L Features

May 2, 2023

Explore how to create gorgeous visual effects with the new ME-L access to the SplinePool Node of cebas thinkingParticles 7.3 Service Pack 1!

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How to choose the best 3D application for your needs

How to Choose the Best 3D Application for Your Needs

April 25, 2023

If you are serious about creating truly amazing visuals in 3D, it’s important to choose the right 3D application for your needs.

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chaos phoenix deform fire and liquids tutorial

Chaos Phoenix: Deforming Fire and Liquid Simulators

April 18, 2023

In this tutorial, Yane from the Chaos 3D team explains how you can achieve different looks in Phoenix by playing with modifiers to deform volumes and particles.  Plus, he also shows you how to shade mist for even more realistic results.

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Corona Scatter, Pattern, & Displacement

When to use Corona Scatter, Pattern, & Displacement

March 9, 2023

Jake from the Corona team talks about Scatter, Pattern, and Displacement in Chaos Corona for 3ds Max.

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Flamethrower fumefx

Create a Flamethrower with FumeFX for 3ds Max

March 7, 2023

Create a realistic flamethrower simulation with FumeFX in 3ds Maxm complete with a realistic blast with rolling fireballs and billowing smoke.

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scatter heirarches forest pack

How to scatter animated hierarchies with Forest Pack 8

February 9, 2023

In this tutorial from iToo, learn how to scatter basic rigs with the linked hierarchies toolset in 3ds Max and Forest Pack 8.

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FumeFX 6 Glass Fracture

FumeFX 6 Glass Fracture in 3ds Max

February 1, 2023

Learn to create realistic glass fractures with 3 different types of glass with SitniSati FumeFX 6 and 3ds Max. Try the FumeFX 6 beta!

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Head on Fire finalfluid

Head on Fire: finalFluid Advanced

November 29, 2022

Learn how to create a Head on Fire with cebas finalFluid, an amazing Fluid Simulation tool for 3ds Max, released this month.

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Modeling a Parametric Coffered Ceiling: 3ds Max + RailClone

Modeling a Parametric Coffered Ceiling: 3ds Max + RailClone

November 22, 2022

In this tutorial, learn how to make a parametric coffered ceiling that allows you to define the size and position using a rectangular spline.

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UV Mapping

UV Mapping: Everything You NEED to know

March 22, 2022

UV Mapping is used in 3D modeling and allows users to use two-dimensional texture coordinates that correspond with the surface on a 3D model.

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realistic kitchen v-ray tutorial

Create a Realistic Kitchen Interior – Pt. 1 & 2

February 22, 2022

Check out this 2 part tutorial series from Chaos on creating a realistic kitchen interior using V-Ray for 3ds Max. 

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