Week 00 – Sources&Refrences

Learn to Draw

Linear Perspective

https://www.digitaltutors.com/11/training.php?vid=15750&autoplay=1 

Beginner’s Guide to Maya

https://www.digitaltutors.com/tutorial/512-Beginners-Guide-to-Maya

3ds Max 2017 Essential Training

https://www.lynda.com/3ds-Max-tutorials/Welcome/432860/491564-4.html

Introduction to 3ds Max 2017

https://www.pluralsight.com/courses/3ds-max-2017-introduction-2517

Understanding 3D Space

https://www.digitaltutors.com/lesson/15976-Understanding-3D-Space

Transforming 3D Objects

https://www.digitaltutors.com/lesson/15977-Transforming-3D-Objects

Week 00 – Useful Software

In addition to your chosen 3d-package, there are software out there which potentially could help you getting through the course in a comfortable way. These are all optional, but will make your life easier. 
Software

  • Greenshot – Screen-capture
  • Jing – Screen-capture
  • CamStudio – Screen-capture
  • Delicious – Save, organize, search and share bookmarks
  • Wordle – Make wordclouds
  • YouSendit – send large files for free
  • Dropbox – share files and folders with anyone
  • Animoto – Upload images to make videos with sound
  • PDF to book – Self explanatory
  • 7-zip – Free file archiver with high compression ratio. Perfect for assignment delivery.

Webpages

Web browser plugins
Google Chrome

Hover Zoom – Lets you zoom in on a thumbnail without clicking on it.