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Building The Caterpillar 797 In 3D Studio Max - Part 1

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Today we're kicking off an awesome new tutorial series by Sasa Posloncec where you'll learn how to model the ridiculously huge Caterpillar 797B mining dump truck. Spanning three parts this series will give you an in-depth look at what it takes to create a fully realized vehicle model in 3D Studio Max using blueprints and photo reference. As Sasa walks you through the creation of each part, you'll learn how to work with Max's Edit Poly modifier, spline tools and much more!

The first part in the series will cover creating the trucks detailed tires and rims, as well as the cabin, engine cover, front bumper, splashboard and bridge. Get started after the jump!


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