Realistic Rendering of Spaces with 3ds Max

A course by Milan Stevanović , Architect and 3D Artist

Architect and 3D Artist. Niš, Serbia.
Joined July 2020

Create an architectural model of a building filled with detail from the initial brief to the final touches in Photoshop

  • 81% positive reviews (32)
  • 1518 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Create an architectural model of a building filled with detail from the initial brief to the final touches in Photoshop

A course by Milan Stevanović

Architectural visualization goes beyond creating realistic models of buildings — it’s a way to illustrate and inspire a new future. Milan Stevanović is an architect and artist who specializes in creating 3D models of buildings. As founder of A+ Studio, his aim is to help architects and developers present their work to investors and buyers in the best way possible.

In this course, Milan shares his industry expertise to hone your architectural illustration skills. Dive into 3ds Max and learn how to use its digital tools to shape, model, render, and retouch striking visualizations of the buildings you envision.

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What will you learn in this online course?

33 lessons & 15 downloads

How to Understand the Brief
2 minutes, 34 seconds
Modeling the Basic Volume
8 minutes, 4 seconds
Modeling Corten Panels
19 minutes, 33 seconds
Modeling Wood Cladding
11 minutes, 35 seconds
  • 81% positive reviews (32)
  • 1518 students
  • 33 lessons (7h 12m)
  • 15 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a detailed model of a weekend house.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for architects, students, artists, and anyone interested in creating architectural visualizations.

Requirements and materials

A good understanding of 3ds Max is required.

To take this course, you need access to a computer with 3ds Max, V-Ray, Photoshop, and Multiscatter.


Reviews

1518 Students
32 Reviews
81% Positive ratings

Milan Stevanović

A course by Milan Stevanović

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Architect and 3D Artist

Milan Stevanović is an architect and 3D artist based in Niš, Serbia. He is the founder of A+ Studio, where their main focus is architecture and architectural visualization, but are also established in the field of graphic design. Their main goal is providing their clients with a unique design and the feeling that comes with it.

Their clients range from local projects like creating a visualization for the revitalization of Cara Dušana street in the center of Belgrade, to international projects like visualizations for the rehabilitation of the old corrida arena name Plaza de Toros in Tangier, Morocco. A+ Studio’s work has been featured in Belgrade Design Week, Arhitekton magazine, and Dezeen online magazine.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Getting Started with the Project

    • How to Understand the Brief
    • Preparing AutoCAD DWG for Import
    • Importing and Positioning Drawing in 3ds Max
  • U3

    Modeling the Building

    • Modeling the Basic Volume
    • Modeling Corten Panels
    • Modeling Wood Cladding
    • Modeling and Positioning Blinds
    • Modeling Building Details
  • U4

    Modeling Additional Details and Terrain

    • Modeling Net on the Terrace
    • Modeling the Basement Walls and Parking
    • Modeling Outdoor Stairs 1
    • Modeling Outdoor Stairs 2
    • Modeling Terrain’s Existing State
    • Modeling Terrain According to the Project
  • U5

    Composition, Lighting, and Shading

    • Default Scene and Importing a 3D Model
    • Basic Lighting Setup
    • Creating Simple Shaders
    • Importing Shaders From Quixel
    • Creating Complex Shaders
    • Texturing the Environment
  • U6

    Environment and Atmosphere

    • Adding Grass With MultiScatter
    • Adding Additional Vegetation
    • Adding Details and Surrounding Elements
    • Final Scene Adjustments
    • Final Render Setup
    • Final Render Review and LightMix in VRay
  • U7

    Post-production in Photoshop

    • Opening Render in Photoshop
    • Working With Render Passes
    • Adding Entourage
    • Nik Color Efex Pro Plugin for Photoshop
    • Final Adjustments
  • FP

    Final project

    • Realistic Rendering of Spaces with 3ds Max

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Realistic Rendering of Spaces with 3ds Max. 3D, Animation, Architecture, and Spaces course by Milan Stevanović

Realistic Rendering of Spaces with 3ds Max

A course by Milan Stevanović
Architect and 3D Artist. Niš, Serbia.
Joined July 2020
  • 81% positive reviews (32)
  • 1518 students