New DVD Release! The Dozer - Part 1 - Building & Rendering a High Poly Dozer in 3ds Max

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In this DVD, Instructor Laurens Corjin demonstrates how to model and render an entire high poly military dozer from scratch. Laurens explains many hard surface modeling techniques that will help you create complex shapes without pinching artifacts when smoothing. Next you will learn how to add a few simple materials and then render out different element passes using Mental Ray. Finally all the render passes are taken into Photoshop where Laurens shows a few interesting tricks on how to composite them and get a final image for your portfolio.

This DVD is perfect for those who want to want to learn many practical hard surface modeling techniques and rending out your highres 3ds Max models for your portfolio.

About the Instructor:
Laurens Corjin is a 3D artist from Belgium currently employed as a 3D lecturer at the University College of West-Flanders. He teaches 3D for realtime applications as well as intermediate Unreal Engine 3 topics. Having been trained in both artistic and technical fields, Laurens prefers to work on projects were these skills are combined. Having worked for broadcast as well as games, Laurens focuses on realtime mechanical 3D art for games.


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October 3, 2010 - 7:08pm

Come on Eat3d please make this series for Maya. I know this is primarily a site for 3ds max but I would love to see this series for Maya.


October 2, 2010 - 2:20pm

Amazing! But im use MAYA, its boring me..

Anonymous (not verified)

October 2, 2010 - 3:29am


Anonymous (not verified)

October 2, 2010 - 3:10am

About time this artist got some recognition, especially from such a prestigious company. Nice work Laurens Smiling


October 1, 2010 - 4:43pm

Its our plan to get this dozer inside UDK and possibly even rigged! Smiling

Mando Magic

October 1, 2010 - 4:19pm

Since this is part 1 of the series, will any further installments include how to turn this awesome model into a game asset? If not, what can we expect from future installments? I am really looking forward to this. the model looks AMAZING.

Snipergen (not verified)

October 1, 2010 - 1:45pm

Looking good Laurens! Great job as usual Smiling