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How to Cheat in 3ds Max 2015 by Michael McCarthy

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Image Nothing says “shiny” like reflective surfaces in your scene. To get as much bling as you can with the least rendering time, use the techniques in this chapter.

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Reflections

IN LIFE, REFLECTIONS APPEAR on shiny objects. A bit of shine and reflection well placed in a scene adds realism that you can’t get any other way.

While nature produces reflections with ease, recreating them in 3ds Max takes some know-how. There just isn’t enough rendering time in this world to render every reflection that nature makes, so you need to pick where and how your ...

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