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Build 3D models, design virtual worlds, and create animations with our expert-led tutorials. In these courses, you'll learn about character creation, walk cycles, 3D modeling and texturing, and keyframe animation, and build skills with popular visual effects applications like Maya, 3ds Max, After Effects, and more.
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  • view course page for Michelle Kaufmann's Platinum LEED Home Remodel: Start to Finish

    Watch Michelle Kaufman remodel a home in San Francisco to meet a growing family's needs while earning the US Green Building Council's rigorous LEED Platinum certification.

    13m 53s
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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
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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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  • view course page for Google SketchUp Pro: Tools and Techniques

    Shows professional users of Google's popular 3D modeling software how to create compelling 3D graphics.

    2h 25m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Google SketchUp 7 New Features

    Reviews the major enhancements to Google's free, user-friendly 3D modeling software.

    38m 17s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Google SketchUp 6 Essential Training

    Design expert George Maestri teaches the foundations of SketchUp's drawing, design, and rendering tools.

    3h 58m
    Beginner
     
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“I am in love with the After Effects program and have already started to apply some animation on our web pages. Even at this baby-steps stage, it looks awesome. You guys are the best thing that ever happened.” —Ida P.
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