# Tagged 'Tutorials'

## Maxscript 101 - Free Online Training

The creator of Maxscript (John Wainwright) has made his previously commercial training DVD available for free on Vimeo! It's broken up into easy to watch chunks and even though it's a bit dated it remains one of the best introductions to MAXScript available.

A sincere thanks from the ScriptSpot community to John Wainwright for releasing his incredibly valuable training series for free and to our very own "Garp" for putting in the time to get the video split into sections & uploaded. Thanks!

## Commercial Training Options

If you would like to learn more about MAXScript, there are currently several affordable training options available to suit nearly any budget.

## 3DS Max - V-Ray - VraySwitchMtl Explained

In this tutorial, we will take a look at a powerful and useful V-Ray material called Vray Switch Material (VraySwitchMtl). We will see two ways on how to use it, a simple straightforward way, and a more advanced way.

## 3DS Max - Compound Objects - Loft - Part 3

In this video, we will continue with the Loft series, we will see some additional features in the Scale feature, plus we will learn about another feature called Twist.

## 3DS Max - Compound Objects - Loft - Part 2

In this part 2 of the Loft tutorial, we will check more possibilities with this powerful tool, and we will learn about the Scale graph that you can find in the Deformations rollout.

## 3DS Max - Invisible Sections Problem With Loft - Explained

In this tutorial, we will look at the issue of invisible cross sections inside the Loft tool. This happens when you choose Editable Splines or shapes with Edit Spline modifier as a cross-section. I will explain why they happen, and what can we do in that scenario.

## 3DS Max - Compound Objects - Loft -Part 1

In this tutorial, we will start learning about a very powerful modeling tool in 3DS Max, called Loft, found in the Geometry, Compound Objects section. This tool needs a path and some cross sections, and it contains many powerful features to manipulate and customize the resulting geometry. This is the first video for the Loft tool, and hopefully, as soon as possible, I will make a second one to cover some of the other features of this powerful tool.

## 3DS Max - Clone And Align

In this tutorial, we will learn about a very useful tool called Clone And Align.
This tool will let you distribute one or more objects called the Source Objects on to one or more objects called Destination objects. This tool offers many features that allow you to customize the way the distribution should take place.