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Review the essential features and techniques every designer needs to know to work with AutoCAD for Mac, including creating and editing geometry, working with layers, and annotating drawings.
Build a sheet set from scratch and take advantage of all the automatic drawing-, sheet-, and callout-coordination functionality that AutoCAD has to offer.
Architects: learn to design sprinkler piping and systems in Revit.
Learn how to design fire-alarm systems in these Revit tutorials.
Learn to design sprinkler and fire-alarm systems with AutoCAD.
These case studies show how to create four distinct and highly realistic textures, apply your own variations, and link your custom textures to materials in Maya.
Learn to use the industry-leading modeling and refinement tool Alias Design, for surfacing, engineering, and creating high-quality, feasible CAD models.
Get up and running with Roadway Design for InfraWorks 360 and learn how to create and share your own road designs quickly.
Transform your 2D architectural drawings into three-dimensional models optimized for 3D printing, with AutoCAD.
Learn to master a wide variety of AutoCAD's 3D modeling tools while modeling a complex spiral staircase.
Takes you through all the steps for creating concrete textures in Photoshop and Maya.
Introduces the basic and not-so-basic features of mental ray, the production-proven renderer of choice for 3D artists and Maya users.
An approachable and concise introduction to MotionBuilder, Autodesk's motion-editing software
Learn how to mimic the look of granite and terrazzo, two high-end materials for architectural models and visualizations, with Photoshop.
Learn how to preload content in your Revit template to save time and standardize your documentation.
Integrate Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya to leverage their powers and make seamless transitions between the applications.
Learn to scan a 3D object with your smartphone or camera and the free 123D Catch app from Autodesk.
Create and visualize preliminary designs in stunning 3D with InfraWorks. These InfraWorks tutorials will help you simulate existing 3D landscapes and cityscapes and then build in your own designs to show how they will play out in the real world.
Customize Revit templates to include the floor plans, elevations, schedules, and sheets you need the most.
Learn to configure the system families and settings that are part of every Revit project to maximize consistency and predictability in your projects.
Learn to scan a person and turn the scan into a "3D selfie" with a 3D printer or with online services like Shapeways.
Learn how to build asphalt shingles in a variety of bond patterns with Photoshop and Illustrator.
Configure your Revit templates with consistent annotations for more professional office standards and high-quality project deliverables.
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.
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.
Discover how to create realistic brick textures from scratch in Photoshop.
Learn how to master the UVW mapping tools in 3ds Max and map 2D textures to complex 3D objects.
Learn how to design surface models like the ebike shown in these tutorials, with AutoCAD.
Learn to build curtain walls ranging from simple, preconfigured options to custom and free-form curtain walls with Revit.
A quick introduction to Maya's MEL (or Maya Embedded Language) scripting, which can help speed up repetitive tasks and give you access to advanced features.
Learn how to use Photoshop to create a custom slate texture that's great for modeling building interiors (floors) and exteriors (roofs).
Discover how designers and engineers can share files between Illustrator and CAD programs like AutoCAD and SketchUp.
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.
Create a realistic wood texture, complete with grain, knots, and whorls, with Photoshop, and apply it to a scene in 3ds Max.
Learn to design, model, and render a detailed cityscape with Illustrator and Maya.
Learn to draw metal textures from scratch with Photoshop and Illustrator, and link them to materials in 3ds Max.
Learn how to set up and direct Bullet simulations for collisions, breakage, and simple cloth effects.
Learn the basics of roadway design with Civil 3D, the powerful civil engineering software.
Get Civil 3D up and running and start designing and documenting engineering projects with this powerful CAD program.
Learn to draw in one-point perspective with SketchBook Pro 7.
Learn to create stereoscopic 3D environments in Maya.
Learn to design detailed sheet metal parts with the specialized toolset in Autodesk Inventor.
Introduces the basic and not-so-basic features of mental ray, the production-proven renderer of choice for many 3ds Max users.
Learn to design and model a city from almost any era, with Illustrator (or any other vector drawing program) and 3ds Max.
Learn to build roofs with Revit: from flat roofs to crazy free-form roofs and everything in between (hip, gable, mansard, Dutch hip combination, and gambrel).
Learn how to edit footage, add effects, perform color corrections, composite video layers, and add 3D objects and text to your video projects with Autodesk Smoke 2015.
Learn all about digital painting: mixing paint, working with layers and brushes, using color creatively, sketching, and painting with photographs.
Learn how to rig your 3D characters for realistic motion and animation with 3ds Max.
Walk through SketchBook's basics—the interface, preferences, brushes, Lagoon tools, and export options—and get started drawing quickly.
Learn how to rig a bird for animation in Maya.