Taking it to the Max!http://area.autodesk.comMon, 26 Sep 2016 12:15:31 UTCRegister Now – Live Webinar on iray in 3ds MaxShane GriffithJoin us for an “Introduction to iray in 3ds Max” which will provide an extensive overview of iray, explaining both what it is and how it differs from previous rendering technology.Thu, 22 Mar 2012 13:56:58 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/register_now_live_webinar_on_iray_in_3ds_max3ds Max 2012 Service Pack 2 is now availableShane GriffithAnother major effort focused on the issues you've raised with us! 87 fixes, focusing on CAT/MassFX/Nitrous. Sat, 24 Sep 2011 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/3ds_max_2012_service_pack_2_is_now_availableB2M from Allegorithmic Shane GriffithRecently I've been playing around with Bitmap2Material from Allegorithmic. It's kind of like using Crazybump plus an automatic tiling system all directly within 3ds Max. Mon, 19 Sep 2011 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/b2m_from_allegorithmicXTREME hardware for the serious 3ds Max userShane GriffithNeed more rendering horsepower or an efficient way to go thin client with 3ds Max? Check out this review of the new goodies from BOXX Technologies. Tue, 07 Jun 2011 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/xtreme_hardware_for_the_serious_3ds_max_userEUE 2011 - Get there!Shane GriffithThis is a must-go event for you Max users out there! Wed, 25 May 2011 19:14:47 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/eue_2011_get_thereSneak Peek at XBR Graphics in actionShane GriffithXBR Graphics comes alive with new levels of realistic and stylistic display modes!! Fri, 18 Feb 2011 18:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/sneak_peek_at_xbr_graphics_in_actionSneak Peek at XBR Graphics in actionShane GriffithXBR Graphics comes alive with new levels of realistic and stylistic display modes!! Wed, 16 Feb 2011 18:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/sneak_peek_of_at_xbr_graphics_in_actionHappy Holidays from Tractor MediaShane GriffithWho say's iray can't do animation?! Tue, 21 Dec 2010 18:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/happy_holidays_from_tractor_mediaNew Blog - Jamie's JewelsShane GriffithJamie Gwilliam of Autodesk has started a NEW 3ds Max Design Visualization blog. Fri, 17 Dec 2010 18:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/new_blog_jamie_s_jewelsStudio Lighting Made EasyShane GriffithI just had a chance to check out the Studio Light Rig from A&G Tool Co. It's a great new tool-set that makes studio lighting in Max easy and fun. Sat, 11 Dec 2010 18:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/studio_lighting_made_easyHotfix 4 – 3ds Max 2011 & 3ds Max Design 2011Shane GriffithHot Fix 4 for 3ds Max 2011 and 3ds Max Design 2011 is now available. Specific areas addressed include: FileLink, Graphite Modeling Tools, Bitmap Proxies, Satellite Rendering, Normal Mapping, Quicksilver Hardware Renderer, and User Interface. Mon, 06 Dec 2010 18:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/hotfix_4_3ds_max_2011_3ds_max_design_2011Going to AU2010?Shane GriffithWhether you are attending in person or virtually here's a little teaser of the iray class I will be teaching Wed, 24 Nov 2010 18:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/going_to_au2010What is GPU-based rendering?Shane GriffithWith the introduction of iray and Quicksilver there have been several questions about what is really GPU rendering. These are two distinct examples of how GPU rendering can have different implementations. Sun, 17 Oct 2010 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/what_is_gpu_based_renderingFun with iray and PhysXShane GriffithOur friends at Delta Tracing shared with me some of their early test results while playing with the new Subscription Advantage Pack for 3ds Max Design 2011. UPDATE: NEW High Res Images Fri, 08 Oct 2010 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/fun_with_iray_and_physxThe iray FAQShane GriffithTomorrow is the big day and I'm sure the flood of questions will begin. Before experimenting or getting to frustrated please check here to see answers to some of the common questions iray beta customers have already asked. Wed, 29 Sep 2010 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/the_iray_faqRendering Revolution ContestShane GriffithShow us what you can do with GPU rendering and have the chance to win a trip to AU2010! Tue, 14 Sep 2010 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/rendering_revolution_contestNew 3ds Max 2011 TrainingShane GriffithEat3d has just released a new training DVD on 3ds Max 2011, check it out! Thu, 09 Sep 2010 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/new_3ds_max_2011_trainingProject Helix UpdateShane GriffithBased on your feedback this update fixes several issues raised. Wed, 01 Sep 2010 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/project_helix_updateHot Fix 2 for 3ds Max 2011 and 3ds Max Design 2011Shane GriffithSeveral fixes for issues with stability and performance. Specific areas addressed are, Biped, FBX, Quicksilver, and Gamma. Tue, 10 Aug 2010 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/hot_fix_2_for_3ds_max_2011_and_3ds_max_design_2011Wear your 3ds Max Apparel to Siggraph!Shane GriffithHelp celebrate 20 years of 3ds Max and get a free t-shirt. Fri, 09 Jul 2010 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shane/wear_your_3ds_max_apparel_to_siggraph