3D programs are a major investment, and making an uninformed decision on which technology to pursue can be a waste of time, effort, and money. Exploring 3D Graphics is your tool for navigating through the wide variety of products available for the graphics design professional. Emphasizing the staging, lighting, and animation aspects, this book covers the basics of 3D graphics. It provides an overview of all the existing graphics design technology and the software that implements them as well as pointing out the best uses for specific programs. Graphics design expert Bill Fleming will help you choose a 3D program based on your needs and your chosen career path. Also, Fleming will show you how to utilize and take advantage of common staging, lighting, and animation techniques, as well as advise you on when and where to use them.
Exploring 3D Graphics: Staging, Lighting, and Animation is an unbiased source of information for graphics design professionals who need to pick the right tool or technique for the job. The book can be used as a guide for the fledgling graphics design artist, or an objective reference for the seasoned professional.