3ds max

Last Pratt Class and a Different Way of Using a Background Image and mr Physical Sky

Posted by on May 8, 2010 at 6:16 pm

This past Thursday night was my last class at Pratt for a while and, ironically, the same exact last question as last year was asked: how can I use the mr Physical Sky as well as a custom background image at the same time.  At the end of the last semester, I did some research […]

Archiving a File in 3DS MAX

Posted by on May 5, 2010 at 7:25 am

I definitely plan on posting about 3ds Max 2011, but I get questions a lot to look at peoples MAX files and the first thing I usually tell them is to archive the file and send it to me.  Archiving files in 3ds Max creates a zip file containing not only the MAX file, but […]

AAAAAnd We’re Back….

Posted by on April 16, 2010 at 1:39 pm

Hey All. Well, BIMuzer is finally up and running and I’m very happy it is because you might have noticed some new software releases (the Autodesk 2011 product line) and I’m just itching to comment on it. In the mean time, I wanted to mention that a colleague of mine, James Vandezande (http://allthingsbim.blogspot.com/) with Eddie […]

3ds Max 2010: Viewing a Background Image When Using a Daylight System and a Mental Ray Physical Sky

Posted by on January 8, 2010 at 8:07 pm

Hey All.  My Pratt class ended a few weeks ago and there was one thing that I couldn’t quite get to work in the last class.  We were using a daylight system and mental ray physical sky, but wanted to use our own, custom, background image.  I promised the students I would research the problem […]