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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 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.
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.
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 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.
Walk through SketchBook's basics—the interface, preferences, brushes, Lagoon tools, and export options—and get started drawing quickly.
Get up and running with Showcase, the tool for presenting architectural and product designs to clients and collaborators.
Learn how to model, texture, render, and animate 3D characters and scenes with Maya 2015.
Build your Revit skills from the ground up. Learn the building information modeling (BIM) techniques you need to complete solid architectural projects in Revit 2015.
Learn how to create detailed 2D CAD drawings with AutoCAD 2015.
Learn how to create replacements parts for household appliances, furniture, and more with Tinkercad and a desktop 3D printer.
Learn about the key processes behind sketching, part modeling, creating assemblies, and drawing in Autodesk Inventor.
Learn how to build 3D models, graphics, and animation with 3ds Max 2015.
Learn how to sketch with the iPad and SketchBook Pro, and make digital drawing a natural, regular part of your artistic process.
Learn how to sketch and render product designs like a Formula 1 steering wheel using SketchBook Pro.
Scott Pagano, head of LA design studio Neither-Field, walks us through the motion-based, viral music videos he designed for the electronic music trio the M Machine.
Learn how to use Navisworks Manage and Navisworks Simulate to gain control and get a holistic view of your building projects. Create virtual builds and walk-throughs of your models and anticipate outcomes before you begin.
Meet Toxik, a node-based compositor for Maya.
Learn how to expertly control and animate cameras in your Maya projects and give viewers a window into your 3D world.
A collection of over 40 tips and tricks will help you work smarter, not harder, and build more sophisticated models in Maya.
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.
Learn how to perform 2D and 3D camera tracking with MatchMover and import the results in Maya.
Get up and running quickly with AutoCAD for Mac. Learn how to create and modify 2D geometry, add annotations, and plot your drawings.
Transform a 2D matte painting into a 3D scene, complete with a moving camera, shifting perspective, and an animated background.
Introduces the powerful compositing, editing, and animation package for the Mac from Autodesk: Smoke 2013.
Bradley G Munkowitz, aka GMUNK, explains how he makes his op-art-inspired geometric prints by using 3D tools in entirely new ways.
Learn how to create mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection system documentation in Revit MEP 2014.
Start creating great looking particle animations for rain, smoke, fire, and more with Particle Flow in 3ds Max.
Walks through the new functionality and utilities in 3ds Max 2014 that make creating 3D models and animations easier and faster than ever.
Transition your AutoCAD designs from concepts to workable construction documents.
Learn to work with AutoCAD blocks, link to other drawings, and insert images in this AutoCAD tutorial.
Introduces the major improvements to Maya 2014, including the new Modeling Toolkit and Paint Effects.
Create and edit annotations in your drawings, and control their appearance using styles.
Learn to manage layers, selections, and geometry in your AutoCAD drawings.
Create basic geometry in AutoCAD 2014, and learn to draw and edit lines and shapes.
Kicks off the AutoCAD 2014 Essentials series with a complete tour of the interface and the drawing features.
Teaches the core building information modeling (BIM) skills you need to complete solid architectural drawings in Revit 2014.
An introduction to Revit, the building information modeling software for architects and structural engineers.
Make models with 3D objects, edit polygonal meshes, create surfaces and models with 2D shapes and splines, and more.
Covers the basics of AutoCAD WS, focusing on workflows and collaboration that will help you and your team work more efficiently with this cloud-based CAD application.
Introduces the interface and key processes of Inventor, the parametric design system from Autodesk.
Discover how to create detailed architectural models and documentation in Revit Structure.
Practice designing stairs for commercial and residential buildings, as well as winding stairs, custom railings, and ramps.
Create compelling architectural designs using the modeling and documentation tools in Revit.
Teaches digital artists how to create realistic assets such as 3D characters, immersive game environments, and product designs in Mudbox.