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Tim, lol
Current Residence: Singapore
Favourite genre of music: Alternative
Favourite style of art: 3D Abstract, Space Art
Operating System: Win XP SP2
MP3 player of choice: iTunes
Shell of choice: Seashell
Wallpaper of choice: Currently, just some light blue paint... no paper
Skin of choice: Style XP
Still been trying hard at 3ds MAX. I think my modelling is now past the "i'm-a-ten-year-old-with-a-new-computer" stage, but MAX's rendering options are persistently giving me headaches.

From the past two weeks of experimentation, trial and error and general meddling usage, I have arrived at two conclusions:

1. MAX's rendering interface and tools are deliberately designed to be inscrutable, obnoxiously difficult to use and often consist of functions that are inherently confusing or esoteric in nature.

2. MAX's default scanline rendering engine is at best, on par with the one found in Google's Sketchup (free to use downloadable amateur 3d software). It uses the computer ineffectively and renders at a snail's pace.

I wonder if anyone feels the same way?
Hmm :)
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  • Listening to: The Editors / Interpol
  • Reading: Haruki Murakami

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Rubycored Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2011
AnneKo Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the :+fav: ! :)
TheSaladMan Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2009  Professional Artist
HeyHeyItsEmily Featured By Owner May 30, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist

You just got random devianted.
TDBK Featured By Owner May 21, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello! Thanks for watching. I do appreciate it. :)
birthdays Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2007
:w00t: :dance: :cake: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :cake: :dance: :w00t:

It's 3rd November which means it's your special day. Hoping you have a fantastic birthday, get some nice gifts and generally get to enjoy it lots.

All the best and much love from the birthdays team to you :hug:

Birthdays Team
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