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  • view course page for Blender 2.6 Essential Training

    Provides an overview of modeling, animating, and rendering 3D graphics in the open-source software Blender 2.6.

    7h 47m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya 2015 Essential Training

    Learn how to model, texture, render, and animate 3D characters and scenes with Maya 2015.

    7h 45m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Entertainment Creation Suite: Getting Started with Toxik

    Meet Toxik, a node-based compositor for Maya.

    45m 38s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Entertainment Creation Suite: Getting Started with Backburner

    Introduces you to Backburner and the basic concepts behind network rendering, a more efficient method of rendering that spreads the workload to servers, one frame at a time.

    24m 47s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Entertainment Creation Suite: Getting Started with MatchMover

    Learn how to perform 2D and 3D camera tracking with MatchMover and import the results in Maya.

    1h 6m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Fundamentals of Character Animation

    Learn the skills all beginning animators need to know to bring their characters to life, including posing to the camera, animating from pose to pose, the basics of walking, and dialogue.

    3h 32m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for SketchUp 2013 Essential Training

    Start drawing, designing, and rendering your ideas with SketchUp, the 3D modeling toolkit used for everything from engineering to game design.

    2h 16m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Animation

    Learn the basic physics and motion principles that lie behind your 2D or 3D world, and time-tested techniques for bringing your animations to life.

    42m 32s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya Essentials 6: Lights and Rendering

    Covers the basics of rendering and lighting tools in Maya.

    1h 52m
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  • view course page for Maya Essentials 5: Animation Tools

    Focuses on the basics of animating in Maya, including setting keyframes, working with animation editors, and automating animation with constraints and simple rigs.

    1h 20m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya Essentials 4: Creating Textures and Materials

    Introduces the basics of creating Maya materials, the skins on 3D objects that lend them color, transparency, and texture.

    1h 51m
    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 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 Maya Essentials 1: Interface and Organization

    Introduces designers to the Maya environment and shows them how to move objects and keep scenes organized.

    1h 35m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Google SketchUp 8 Essential Training

    Explains how to model and render 3D objects and scenes using Google SketchUp 8.

    6h 26m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya 2011 Essential Training

    Demonstrates the tools and feature set in Maya 2011, including the skills necessary to model, texture, animate, and render projects.

    9h 8m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya 2009 Essential Training

    Covers topics from the basics of the interface to bringing models to life with complex animation.

    10h 0m
    Beginner
     
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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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  • view course page for Maya 2008 Essential Training

    Covers all areas of Maya 2008, from general workflows to specific modeling and rendering techniques.

    9h 43m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Maya 8 Essential Training

    Explores Maya 8, including the improved interface, creating surfaces, texturing, adding light, and making motion trails.

    7h 58m
    Beginner
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  • view course page for Maya 6.5 Essential Training

    Guides new users through the features of this robust 3D modeling and animation application.

    8h 31m
    Beginner
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  • view course page for Learning Discreet 3ds max 6

    Become comfortable with the basic features and techniques of Discreet 3ds Max 6.

    7h 5m
    Beginner
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