3D Drawing

Learn how to use computed-aided design (CAD) software like AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, and SolidWorks to create 3D models for architectural, industrial design, and engineering projects.

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  • view course page for Revit: Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting

    Get a new tip, trick, or troubleshooting technique for Revit every Tuesday. This weekly series offers workflow enhancements, customizations, and shortcuts for both Revit beginners and seasoned users alike.

    2h 20m
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  • view course page for Rhino Project: Architectural Site & Envelope

    Advance your Rhino modeling and workflow skills with this short course on architectural site and exterior design.

    1h 12m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD Certified Professional Prep Course

    Become an Autodesk Certified Professional or Autodesk Certified User. Study for the exam while you reinforce your CAD skills.

    4h 40m
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  • view course page for SketchUp 2016 Essential Training

    Learn the basics of SketchUp's easy-to-use 3D drawing, design, and rendering tools in these SketchUp tutorials.

    3h 12m
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  • view course page for AutoCAD: Using the Command Line

    Learn how to use the AutoCAD command line to work more efficiently in AutoCAD 2016.

    2h 12m
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  • view course page for Project Soane: Recover a Lost Monument with BIM

    Learn how to use Revit to model and render classical architectural forms and contribute to historical rendering projects such as Project Soane.

    4h 34m
    Intermediate
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for SOLIDWORKS 2016 New Features

    SOLIDWORKS 2016 New Features with Gabriel Corbett

    Check out the new features and tool enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2016, the industry-leading 3D CAD software for designing sheet metal, weldments, surfacing, and tool-and-die parts and assemblies.

    27m 6s
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  • view course page for Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate Prep Course

    Prepare for the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) exam, and master the techniques necessary to design parts and assemblies with the core features in SOLIDWORKS.

    1h 45m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Prep Course

    Prepare for the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP) exam, and master the techniques necessary to design and analyze parametric parts and moveable assemblies in SOLIDWORKS.

    2h 54m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rhino Projects: Building a Game Controller

    Learn how to build a game controller while you improve your Rhino modeling and workflow skills.

    1h 8m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Furniture Design with Rhino

    Furniture Design with Rhino with Jonathan Racek

    Learn how to design furniture, both full-scale pieces and assets for game engines such as Unity, with Rhino 3D. This course covers the history of furniture design, Rhino modeling techniques, and methods for exporting your furniture design for rendering, 3D printing, or game development.

    2h 25m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Civil 3D Essential Training

    Everything you need to know to use Civil 3D to design civil engineering projects. Learn to model existing surfaces, generate geometry, build roadways, create plan sheets, and more.

    13h 48m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Maker: The New Art Class

    Maker: The New Art Class with Chris Reilly

    Follow Chris Reilly and Jason J Ferguson, makers and teachers at Eastern Michigan University, as they take ordinary objects and remake them into extraordinary works of art using 3D printers, mills, and lasers.

    14m 39s
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  • view course page for Rendering with AutoCAD

    Add 3D life to 2D drawings; learn to render your designs with AutoCAD.

    50m 5s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Documenting AutoCAD 3D Models

    Demonstrates AutoCAD's "model documentation" feature set for projecting 2D plans, elevations, sections, and detail drawings directly from a 3D model.

    1h 0m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for SketchUp 2015 Essential Training

    Learn how to draw, design, and animate your ideas in SketchUp, the fun (and free) 3D drawing software.

    2h 54m
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  • view course page for Modeling a Staircase with AutoCAD

    Learn to master a wide variety of AutoCAD's 3D modeling tools while modeling a complex spiral staircase.

    54m 15s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Architectural Modeling with AutoCAD

    Take your drawings from 2D to 3D with AutoCAD. Learn to model a building, complete with doors, windows, a staircase, a roof, and surrounding terrain, with AutoCAD 2015.

    3h 12m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Surface Model Design with AutoCAD

    Learn how to design surface models like the ebike shown in these tutorials, with AutoCAD.

    3h 41m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD Map 3D Essential Training

    These AutoCAD Map 3D tutorials show how to enrich map data in your drawings, connect to outside CAD and GIS data sources, and publish map books.

    1h 35m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Vectorworks

    Get up and running with Vectorworks. Learn how to work with 2D and 3D geometry, texture and light your drawings, add annotations, and print and share your work.

    1h 52m
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  • view course page for AutoCAD MEP Essential Training

    Learn to design the systems—mechanical, electrical, and plumbing—that connect buildings to the outside world with AutoCAD MEP.

    3h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Revit: Family Curves and Formulas

    Tame unruly parametric curves with the Revit Family Editor, and start controlling circles, arcs, arches, splines, and even complex curves like cyma moldings.

    3h 51m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for SketchUp Pro: Tools and Techniques

    Learn how to create more compelling 3D models using the advanced features in SketchUp Pro.

    3h 1m
    Intermediate
     
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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.

    29m 10s
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2014 New Features

    AutoCAD 2014 New Features with Jeff Bartels

    Start incorporating all the new features from AutoCAD 2014 into your CAD workflow, including command-line data access, georeferencing, and reality capture.

    2h 4m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Migrating from AutoCAD to Revit

    Shows AutoCAD drafters and designers how to migrate their CAD workflow to Revit.

    2h 18m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Data Management with AutoCAD 2013

    Teaches you how to build intelligence into drawing objects so that the symbols used in your drawings carry meaning beyond simple geometric representations.

    1h 19m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Advanced Modeling in Revit Architecture

    Elaborates on the basics of core elements in Revit such as walls and floors, and digs into more specialized features such as in-place families, adaptive components, and the massing environment.

    7h 17m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering with Revit Architecture 2012

    Explore the rendering features of Revit, including photometric lighting, sun, and exposure, and its basic animation tools such as walk-throughs.

    4h 26m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Revit Architecture: The Family Editor

    Create standardized content such as furniture, doors, and many other architectural components using the Family Editor in Revit.

    6h 41m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

    Shows AutoCAD users how to reduce the amount of time it takes to accomplish a task, increase profit margins, and more.

    3h 48m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2011 New Features

    AutoCAD 2011 New Features with Jeff Bartels

    Highlights additions to the AutoCAD 2011 toolset for increased creativity and productivity.

    3h 46m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for SketchUp Pro: Tools and Techniques (2010)

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

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

    SketchUp 7 New Features with George Maestri

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

    38m 17s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2010 New Features

    AutoCAD 2010 New Features with Jeff Bartels

    Highlights the cutting-edge tools that can make any designer more productive and creative in AutoCAD.

    2h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2009: Mastering References

    Teaches how to maintain project data, automate parts lists, make global changes using external references, and incorporate imagery.

    2h 3m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2009: Annotation

    AutoCAD 2009: Annotation with Jeff Bartels

    Demonstrates how to create dynamic annotations that react to viewport scales and update themselves.

    2h 38m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2009: 2D Drafting Techniques

    Professional drafter Jeff Bartels takes an in-depth look at features used to communicate design.

    3h 36m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2009 New Features

    AutoCAD 2009 New Features with Jeff Bartels

    Covers every new and updated aspect of the interface, drafting tools, and visualization features.

    2h 58m
    Intermediate
     
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