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Learn 3D rendering to bring models and scenes to life with lighting, shadows, reflections, and global illumination. Includes workflows for both scanline and raytraced rendering in Maya, CINEMA 4D, 3ds Max, Blender, and more.

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  • view course page for Creating Cityscapes in Maya

    Learn to design, model, and render a detailed cityscape with Illustrator and Maya.

    3h 2m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Grasshopper

    Learn the basics of using Grasshopper, the visual programming add-on to Rhino, to create complex 3D models with simple math, algorithms, and repeating forms.

    3h 54m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with mental ray in 3ds Max

    Introduces the basic and not-so-basic features of mental ray, the production-proven renderer of choice for many 3ds Max users.

    4h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Cityscapes in 3ds Max

    Learn to design and model a city from almost any era, with Illustrator (or any other vector drawing program) and 3ds Max.

    3h 22m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Product Design Rendering with Rhino and V-Ray

    Promote your design concepts better with beautiful product renderings built with Rhino and V-Ray.

    2h 54m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Exteriors in 3ds Max

    Learn how to light and render the exterior of a building with 3ds Max, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.

    3h 43m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Exteriors in Maya

    Learn how to render the exterior of a building with both day and night lighting rigs using Maya, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.

    4h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Fundamentals with Rhino and V-Ray

    Learn how to make beautiful renderings that showcase your designs with Rhino and V-Ray.

    2h 46m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Creating Product Shots in Maya

    Render product shots in their best light with Maya and After Effects.

    4h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Product Shots in 3ds Max

    Present product renderings in their best light with 3ds Max and After Effects.

    3h 25m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Interiors in Maya

    Learn how to replicate three unique lighting setups for a fully detailed modern office lobby in Maya, starting with direct daylight.

    3h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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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 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
    Appropriate for all
     
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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 SketchUp Rendering Using Twilight

    Create highly realistic 3D architectural drawings (including interior/exterior elements) with the lights, materials, camera, and render options in Twilight.

    2h 56m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for SketchUp Rendering Using V-Ray

    Create highly realistic 3D architectural drawings with V-Ray, a popular third-party renderer for SketchUp.

    3h 48m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Revit Architecture: Rendering

    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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