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How to Cheat in 3ds Max 2015 by Michael McCarthy

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Image Special effects are usually created with a combination of tools.

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Special Effects

ON ANY GIVEN DAY at the movie theater, you can enjoy a variety of special effects from rain, snow, and smoke to entire forests and landscapes.

While big-budget film effects might not be in your schedule, there are a few effects you can add to your scenes with a minimum of work.

Logo polishing

IN THE REFLECTIONS chapter we worked with a logo for a motion graphics spot. Here we will add some nice shadows and a glow to polish it up.

1 It’s common in logo animations ...

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