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12 3D + Animation courses · 594 video tutorials
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  • view course page for 3D Printing with ZBrush

    3D Printing with ZBrush with Ryan Kittleson

    Get your models ready for 3D printing with ZBrush. Learn how to size objects correctly, save on material costs, and make sure colors print true.

    1h 14m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Printing with Photoshop

    3D Printing with Photoshop with Ryan Kittleson

    Learn how to prepare and print your 3D models with Photoshop.

    50m 43s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modeling a Female Android in ZBrush

    Learn how to model a female android that bridges the divide between man (or woman) and machine with ZBrush's powerful modeling and sculpting tools.

    4h 10m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Printing on Shapeways Using Maya

    Prepare your models in Maya and then send them for 3D printing on Shapeways, an online service that ships reproductions straight to your door.

    1h 46m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Character Modeling in Blender

    Learn to model a production-ready 3D character with topology that deforms properly when it is animated, using Blender.

    3h 41m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modeling Vehicles in Maya

    Modeling Vehicles in Maya with Ryan Kittleson

    Model a fully detailed Shelby Cobra automobile using both polygon and NURBS techniques.

    4h 24m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Sculptris Essential Training

    Sculptris Essential Training with Ryan Kittleson

    Introduces the basic theories and 3D modeling toolset behind Sculptris—a free sculpting program—and walks through two hands-on sculpting projects.

    2h 38m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Mudbox 2013 Essential Training

    Teaches digital artists how to create realistic assets such as 3D characters, immersive game environments, and product designs in Mudbox.

    4h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Digital Creature Creation in ZBrush, Photoshop, and Maya

    Introduces the skills needed to create photorealistic 3D creatures for film, video, and game production.

    5h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modeling a Character in 3ds Max

    Design and build a 3D human character that can be used for feature film, broadcast, and games.

    4h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for ZBrush 4 Essential Training

    ZBrush 4 Essential Training with Ryan Kittleson

    Covers the most popular tools and techniques for digital painting and sculpting in ZBrush, and explains how to export models and texture maps to other programs for use in games, film, fine art, or 3D printing.

    2h 57m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Modeling a Character in Maya

    Modeling a Character in Maya with Ryan Kittleson

    Demonstrates how to create professional, realistic 3D characters from scratch in Maya 2011.

    3h 3m
    Intermediate
     
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“All of the instructors you have for graphics/3D/animation are great! Many of them remind me of the wonderful professors I have at my college, just a LOT more mobile!” —Michael M.
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