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  • view course page for Sculpting Portraits in ZBrush

    Learn how to sculpt engaging 3D human portraits with ZBrush and these tutorials from digital artist Ryan Kittleson.

    2h 42m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Scanning with a Camera

    3D Scanning with a Camera with Kacie Hultgren

    Learn to scan a 3D object with your smartphone or camera and the free 123D Catch app from Autodesk.

    53m 53s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for David Lesperance, Digital Environment Design

    CG artist and environmental designer David Lesperance explains how he creates the rich, lifelike backdrops for popular games like World of Warcraft, Halo, Diablo, and StarCraft.

    11m 1s
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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 Vehicle Modeling in Blender

    Vehicle Modeling in Blender with George Maestri

    Find out how to model an iconic car—the Aston Marton DB5—in the free 3D modeling application Blender.

    4h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modeling a Motorcycle Engine with SolidWorks

    Practice your SolidWorks design skills in this project-based course on modeling motorcycle engine parts.

    1h 49m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for CINEMA 4D R16 Essential Training

    Learn how to model, texture, light, and animate 3D objects in CINEMA 4D, and create amazing motion graphics, visual effects (VFX), and animations.

    9h 35m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Digital Product Photography with CINEMA 4D

    Learn how to create realistic product renderings for print and video advertising with CINEMA 4D.

    1h 29m
    Intermediate
     
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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 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 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 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 Dan Roarty's Realistic 3D Portraits: Start to Finish

    Learn how character artist Dan Roarty creates his hyperrealistic 3D portraits with tools like Maya, Mudbox, Knald, and Photoshop.

    35m 8s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Revit Construction Modeling Tools

    Make construction models that work for everyone on your team. Learn how to use Revit's parts, assemblies, and displacement views to break your model down and add detail and refinement.

    2h 9m
    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 Maya Tips and Tricks

    Maya Tips and Tricks with Aaron F. Ross

    A collection of over 40 tips and tricks will help you work smarter, not harder, and build more sophisticated models in Maya.

    2h 44m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Sculpting  and Painting a Head in CINEMA 4D

    Use CINEMA 4D's sculpting tools to sculpt the head of an old man and paint a great-looking texture map with BodyPaint.

    1h 4m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modeling Characters in CINEMA 4D

    Modeling Characters in CINEMA 4D with Christopher Broeska

    Learn how to model realistic 3D characters with the powerful and flexible modeling toolset in CINEMA 4D.

    3h 43m
    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 Rhino 5 Essential Training

    Rhino 5 Essential Training with Dave Schultze

    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 GMUNK's 3D-Rendered Geometric Art Series: Start to Finish

    Bradley G Munkowitz, aka GMUNK, explains how he makes his op-art-inspired geometric prints by using 3D tools in entirely new ways.

    12m 58s
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  • view course page for MODO 701 Essential Training

    MODO 701 Essential Training with Ellery Connell

    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 CINEMA 4D R15 New Features

    Reviews the most exciting new features in C4D R15, including rendering improvements, kerning controls, beveling, and changes to the sculpting engine.

    1h 41m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Chris Korn's Digital Character Design: Start to Finish

    Chris Korn, character designer at FUSE Animation, explains how he brings his creatures to life with CINEMA 4D and Zbrush.

    33m 52s
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  • view course page for Maya 2014 New Features

    Maya 2014 New Features with Aaron F. Ross

    Introduces the major improvements to Maya 2014, including the new Modeling Toolkit and Paint Effects.

    2h 0m
    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 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 AutoCAD 2014 Essentials: 01 Interface and Drawing Management

    Kicks off the AutoCAD 2014 Essentials series with a complete tour of the interface and the drawing features.

    1h 22m
    Beginner
     
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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 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 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 Getting Started with 3ds Max

    Getting Started with 3ds Max with Randi Derakhshani

    Make models with 3D objects, edit polygonal meshes, create surfaces and models with 2D shapes and splines, and more.

    4h 15m
    Beginner
     
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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 CINEMA 4D Essentials 7: MoGraph Modeling and Animation

    Introduces MoGraph, a toolset that allows you to model and animate objects without keyframes, and shows how to use MoGraph to quickly get your characters up and running.

    56m 17s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for CINEMA 4D Essentials 6: HyperNURB Modeling and Sculpting

    Introduces two CINEMA 4D modeling techniques: HyperNURBS, or subdivision modeling, for creating smooth rounded objects, and sculpting.

    1h 24m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for CINEMA 4D Essentials 2: Polygon and Spline Modeling

    Covers the basics of the 3D modeling toolkit in CINEMA 4D: splines and polygons.

    1h 40m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for CINEMA 4D Essentials 1: Interface, Objects, and Hierarchies

    Introduces the CINEMA environment and illustrates the importance of the object hierarchy.

    1h 22m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Game Prop Creation in Maya

    Explore the world of modeling and texturing game props and assets, from tools to furniture, in Autodesk Maya.

    9h 33m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Game Environments in Maya and Photoshop

    A practical guide to constructing 3D buildings that can be used to populate video game environments

    5h 10m
    Intermediate
     
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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 AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 05 Working with References

    Explore the world of references—a tool that allows you to link and reuse external content in AutoCAD.

    1h 12m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya Essentials 3: NURBS Modeling Techniques

    Provides a thorough introduction to the NURBS modeling toolkit, a foundational aspect of 3D modeling.

    2h 18m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 04 Annotating a Drawing

    Shows how to create and edit text and dimensions in your drawings, and control the appearance of those annotations using styles.

    1h 35m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya Essentials 2: Polygonal Modeling Techniques

    Delves into the theory behind popular polygonal modeling techniques in Maya, then walks through the basic process of creating objects, modifying them, and working with subdivision surfaces.

    2h 17m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 03 Editing and Organizing Drawings

    Concentrates on the AutoCAD tools and features dedicated to organizing and editing geometry in this design program.

    2h 10m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 02 Drawing Fundamentals

    Concentrates on the particulars of creating basic geometry in AutoCAD, including drawing and editing lines and shapes.

    1h 56m
    Beginner
     
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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 16m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a House in Revit Architecture

    CAD support specialist Brian Meyers shows how to build plans for an American-style bungalow from scratch using the tools in Revit.

    6h 56m
    Intermediate
     
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“Your training goes way more in-depth than most classes at my school, and you can pause and rewind it if you don't follow it the first time.” —Jared L.
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