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Animation Polishing Techniques in 3ds Max
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Released Feb 4, 2013
Delano Athias

Pluralsight

Delano Athias
In this set of 3ds Max tutorials, we will learn techniques for polishing animations in 3ds Max. The goal of this training is to provide you with tips and workflows that will help you to maintain control over your character's performance with time-saving techniques. We'll start with a very basic blocking pass already in place, and work our way to a final, animated piece, learning everything from smart blocking and pose solidification workflows, to learning how one can transition to their polishing pass in a very clean and manageable way.

We'll also learn fast and effective ways to correct timing, silhouettes and arcs in 3ds Max. By the end of this tutorial, you'll be equipped with the skill set you need to animate strategically and proficiently.
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Introduction and project overview
1

Introduction and project overview

 
00:53
Solidifying our blocking pass
2

Solidifying our blocking pass

 
09:39
Finishing our blocking pass
3

Finishing our blocking pass

 
18:15
Starting our polishing pass
4

Starting our polishing pass

 
08:11
Refining arcs and timing
5

Refining arcs and timing

 
10:47
Wrapping up the animation
6

Wrapping up the animation

 
12:44