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Demonstrates AutoCAD's "model documentation" feature set for projecting 2D plans, elevations, sections, and detail drawings directly from a 3D model.
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.
Find out how teacher Mike Hathorn is helping students transform from tech consumers to tech creators with a curriculum based on 3D modeling and printing.
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 how to model the front triangle section of a bicycle frame in this fast-paced, advanced-level SolidWorks tutorial.
Learn how to draw, design, and animate your ideas in SketchUp, the fun (and free) 3D drawing software.
Learn how husband-and-wife team Libby and Patrick Castro use their different disciplines—architecture and graphic design—to drive designs for clients at LP/w.
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.
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.
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.
Make your architectural designs more realistic and visually compelling. Learn how to render interior and exterior scenes with Rhino and V-Ray.
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.
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.
Walks you through building weldments and fabricated models in SolidWorks.
Discover how to create realistic brick textures from scratch in Photoshop.
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.
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 about the fundamentals of architecture in SketchUp, by walking though a typical residential building project: from creating a site plan to adding the walls, doors, windows, floors, and details that make a house a home.
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.
Practice your SolidWorks design skills in this project-based course on modeling motorcycle engine parts.
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.
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.
Find out how to use SketchUp to visualize an interior design project quickly.
Bring your product designs into the real world with rapid prototyping. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the machinery, and insights into techniques such as 3D printing, machining, resin casting, injection molding, and more.
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).
Get up and running with Vectorworks. Learn how to work with 2D and 3D geometry, texture and light your drawings, add annotations, and print and share your work.
Landscape architect Kevin Sloan explains the design decisions and inspiration behind three of his groundbreaking landscaping and building projects.