Synopses & Reviews
Master techniques from top automotive designers and world-class game developers with this insider’s guide to designing and modeling 3D vehicles. With techniques demonstrated in 3ds Max, Maya, XSI, and Photoshop, 3D Automotive Modeling
starts with a fantastic series of hot concept designs and continues by offering a full hands-on modeling tutorial for each. Some of the very best designers and modelers from across the globe take you through their processes step-by-step, giving you the tips, tricks, and short-cuts that true professionals use.
3D Automotive Modeling features tutorials from Honda, Toyota, and Mercedes-Benz designers, as well as modelers from Sony Computer Entertainment, Lucas Arts, and Simbin-artists who have worked on some of the biggest games in the industry, including the MotorStorm series.
You will get:
* Insider tips from a team of noted professionals, led by author Andrew Gahan, part of the award-winning game team behind the PlayStation 3 smash hit series, MotorStorm * All tutorial files, models, textures, blueprints, and concept images on the associated web site * Access to a vibrant forum on the web site where you can discuss and share your work and get feedback from the pros
About the Author
Andrew Gahan is a leading industry authority in next-generation consoles and digital gaming. He is an expert in all gaming tools for commercial game development, including: 3ds Max, Maya, Photoshop, XSI, ZBrush, and Mudbox. He is also the author of 3ds Max Modeling for Games, editor of Game Art Complete, and creator of the 3ds Max in Minutes and Maya in Minutes video series.
Table of Contents
Machine generated contents note: Military Hummer/APC hybrid (low poly); 'Duster' Muscle Car Concept (low poly); "Chicago Gangster" Hot Rod Concept (low poly); D.I.P.R.I.P Car (From the game D.I.P.R.I.P) (low poly); Futuristic Concept Car (high poly); Land Rover Discovery 4 (high poly); 1971 Plymouth Barracuda; Construction Crane (high poly); Subaru Imprezza/Ford Focus RS style Concept Car (high poly); Futuristic Mobile Suit (Robot vehicle)