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  • view course page for Modeling an F1 Wheel in Maya

    Model and render a fully realized Formula 1 steering wheel from an initial product concept sketch.

    2h 6m
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for Up and Running with 3D Printing

    Learn the basics of what 3D printing is and how you can use it to create amazing objects, from prototypes to working tools.

    1h 16m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Primitive and Spline Modeling in CINEMA 4D

    Take a reference photograph and create a model from its shapes and pieces with the primitive and spline modeling tools in CINEMA 4D and C4D Lite.

    2h 53m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rhino 5 Essential Training

    Learn how to build your own 3D design models and prototypes with the NURBS-based modeling tools in Rhino 5.0 for Windows.

    7h 10m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for SolidWorks Rendering with PhotoView 360

    Create a photorealistic image or video of your product with PhotoView 360, a rendering and animation plugin for SolidWorks.

    1h 50m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modo 701 Essential Training

    Get introduced to Modo 701 and learn how to create 3D models, textures, lights, and renders.

    5h 22m
    Beginner
     
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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 Light and Texture for Product Visualization in modo

    Build the skills you need to create stunning product visualizations in modo.

    4h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Product Shots in modo

    Create highly realistic virtual shots of your products, reducing the need for product photography, with modo.

    3h 24m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for The Power of PreViz at One & Co

    The leaders of One & Co, an industrial design firm that creates products from touch phones to sporting goods and furniture, share their insights and expertise in previsualizing successful design concepts.

    21m 54s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Getting Started with modo 601

    Introduces you to the modo interface and workflow, teaching you how to create models, textures, lighting, animation, and finished renderings.

    5h 9m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Modeling for Product Visualization in modo

    Explore hands-on examples using both polygonal and SubD modeling, as well as sculpting, retopology, and the dynamic physics simulator Recoil.

    4h 13m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for The Power of PreViz at BMW Group DesignworksUSA

    Author and designer Dane Howard asks DesignworksUSA, a global design firm that consults for the BMW Group, to share their insight and expertise in previsualizing successful design concepts.

    37m 54s
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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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