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Rendering a Photorealistic Female in 3ds Max
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Released Jun 1, 2012
Andrius Balciunas

Guest Tutor

Andrius Balciunas
In this 3ds Max tutorial we will learn how we can create a photorealistic render of a female character. We'll start by taking our female mesh and begin to add some details to her. We'll then continue by setting up the lighting, materials and painting the textures for our female character. By the end of this tutorial you'll know the main steps for adding details to a female character as well as various techniques to help improve and bring your own characters and 3D renders to life.
Introduction and project overview
1

Introduction and project overview

 
01:19
Setting up references
2

Setting up references

 
06:03
Posing our character
3

Posing our character

 
06:20
Tweaking our geometry to better match our reference
4

Tweaking our geometry to better match our reference

 
12:21
Building the hat for our character
5

Building the hat for our character

 
09:55
Using a Hair and Fur modifier to create eyelashes
6

Using a Hair and Fur modifier to create eyelashes

 
10:46
Unwrapping the UVs
7

Unwrapping the UVs

 
12:16
Lighting the scene
8

Lighting the scene

 
10:33
Setting up a skin shader
9

Setting up a skin shader

 
11:33
Painting the main texture elements
10

Painting the main texture elements

 
12:09
Creating texture details in Photoshop
11

Creating texture details in Photoshop

 
09:31
Adding some final touches before rendering
12

Adding some final touches before rendering

 
05:10
Compositing and post production in Photoshop
13

Compositing and post production in Photoshop

 
03:03