How-To Video: Fixing Overlapping Faces in 3ds Max

TurboSquid 3D Modeling, Artists, CheckMate, TurboTips

This video will show you how to find and fix overlapping faces using xView in 3ds Max 2010 or later. Select the model. If grouped, ungroup the model. Go to “Customize”, then “Units Setup…”, and select “Generic Units” so that it matches our CheckMate script. Find “xView” in the drop-down menu and once your mouse is over it another set …

How-To Video: Rendering a Turntable using the POPA_3D CheckMate Script

Adele Tiblier 3D Modeling, Artists, CheckMate, TurboTips

  Remember that CheckMate Scripts Contest we ran, not so long ago? Well, if you missed it, there was a winner and his script is pretty spectacular. See it in action in this video tutorial entitled “Rendering a Turntable using the POPA_3D CheckMate Script” (for a mental ray or Scanline file). The steps followed in the video are also outlined …

How-To Video: Making a Wireframe Thumbnail using Scanline or mental ray for 3ds Max

TurboSquid Artists, TurboTips

This quick tutorial walks through the process of making a wireframe thumbnail using Scanline or mental ray for 3ds Max.  The steps presented in the video are outlined below. Open 3ds Max file. If it’s a Scanline file, change renderer to mental ray. Go to the material editor (m). Change the material from “Standard” to “Composite” by pressing the button …