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Essential Skills for 3D Modeling, Rendering, and Animation

1st Edition

By Nicholas Bernhardt Zeman

A K Peters/CRC Press

270 pages

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pub: 2014-11-06
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The Key to Fully Understanding the Basics of a 3D WorldProminently used in games, movies, and on television, 3D graphics are tools of creation used to enhance how material and light come together to manipulate objects in 3D space. A game-changer written for the non-technical mind, Essential Skills for 3D Modeling, Rendering, and Animation examines

Table of Contents

Understanding 3D Space. Polygonal Geometry. NURBS and Curve-Based Geometry. Lighting, Materials, Textures, and UVs. Animation. Conclusion. Index.

About the Author

Nicholas Bernhardt Zeman started his career in 3D graphics at the University of Kentucky, where during graduate school he began working in 3D Studio Max for the first time. After almost 12 years in character rigging for sports games, he decided to leave the employment of game developers and focus on the academic pursuit of interactive development as a professor at Northern Kentucky University. He began his own digital media technology company, RHZ Development LLC, where he continues to consult and produce functional games through gamification, mobile apps, and mobile games under the studio brand "Little Fish Games" and RHZ Development.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Computer Graphics
COMPUTERS / Programming / Games