Ágnes Előd

Introductory Digital Modelling in 3ds Max
15-27 July 2013

Language: English


Hungarian University of Fine Arts, 1063 Budapest, Kmety György utca 27, Intermedia Department, basement (Computer Lab)


This course introduces basic modelling techniques in 3ds Max: introduction of the user interface, box modelling from primitives, modelling on sub-object levels, overview of basic modifiers, basic lighting, material and rendering techniques, which will be used to create a presentation at the end of the course.

The main objective of the course is to provide working knowledge useable to proceed to advanced level.

Students are encouraged to work independently after the classes.

The lab has PC-s with Autodesk software and Leonar3Do Stereoscopic Virtual Reality device.

Number of participants: minimum 5 persons, maximum 10 persons

Equipments, tools: Laptop, free version of 3ds Max for students downloadable from Autodesk website (for homework)

Course code: 11320017

Note: The courses will be held daily from 9:00 am till 1:00 pm

Ágnes Előd was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1974. Currently living and working as a digital sculpture teacher in Budapest. She received her doctoral degree in Art at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts. From 2001 to 2008, she worked as a freelance film editor and digital special effects artist.
Since 2010, she has been working for the HUFA Doctoral School as a researcher. Her research topic is stereoscopic virtual reality systems, and their role in art education.

Solo exhibitions (selection)

2008 Everbody eats what they want (Mindenki azt eszik, amit akar), Szent István Király Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary
2007Chip the glasses and crack the plates!” That's what Bilbo Baggins hates, acb Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2004 Open studio, Cite International des Arts, Paris, France
Henrike Hoehn‘s Kunst Project, Berlin, Germany
2003 Dark matter, C3, Budapest, Hungary
I can’t wait till Christmas, acb Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2002 Cheat code, Raktart, Budapest, Hungary
2001 Don’t stray from the beaten path, Studio Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2000 No matter, Emil Filla Gallery, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
Fairy-tales, Duende, Rotterdam, Netherlands
1998 SeienSieauch ein Opfer, Railway Station, Salzburg, Austria

Group exhibition (selection)

2012 Körösényi System, Ferencváros Basement Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Creative experiments, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaujvaros, Hungary
2010 small is beautiful, acb Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2009 PolyWorld, Creative Growth, Bruxselles, Belgium
2007 Incompetent present, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros, Hungary
2006 Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
Hungarian Art, Taipei, Taiwan
2005 Don't be alarmed, we're negros” acb Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Digital feeling, TFH, Berlin-Wildau, Germany
2004 Tanya Rumpff Gallery, Harlem, Netherlands
Icing on the cake, acb Gallery, Budapest
2003 Plastica dreams, Mucsarnok, Budapest
2002 Germination 13, ENSBA, Paris, France
1999 Donauprojekt, BethanienHaus, Berlin, Germany