Create a captive sphere model—using just 10 lines of code—and make the object printable with OpenSCAD, the free, multiplatform 3D CAD program.
Learn how to use CINEMA 4D to sculpt and retopologize a lightweight, hard-surface model for complex scenes and animation.
Learn how to use Maya to model a simple cartoon character that can be later rigged and animated in the program of your choice.
Get a simple seven-step overview of the 3D animation pipeline in this introduction for new 3D artists and animators.
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.
Learn how to model the front triangle section of a bicycle frame in this fast-paced, advanced-level SOLIDWORKS tutorial.
Learn to master a wide variety of AutoCAD's 3D modeling tools while modeling a complex spiral staircase.
Learn how to sculpt engaging 3D human portraits with ZBrush and these tutorials from digital artist Ryan Kittleson.
Learn to scan a 3D object with your smartphone or camera and the free 123D Catch app from Autodesk.
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.
Find out how to model an iconic car—the Aston Marton DB5—in the free 3D modeling application Blender.
Practice your SOLIDWORKS design skills in this project-based course on modeling motorcycle engine parts.
Learn how to model, texture, light, and animate 3D objects in CINEMA 4D, and create amazing motion graphics, visual effects (VFX), and animations.
Learn how to create realistic product renderings for print and video advertising with CINEMA 4D.
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.
Render product shots in their best light with Maya and After Effects.
Present product renderings in their best light with 3ds Max and After Effects.
Learn how to prepare and print your 3D models with Photoshop.
Model and render a fully realized Formula 1 steering wheel from an initial product concept sketch.
Learn how character artist Dan Roarty creates his hyperrealistic 3D portraits with tools like Maya, Mudbox, Knald, and Photoshop.
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.
Learn the basics of what 3D printing is and how you can use it to create amazing objects, from prototypes to working tools.
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.
A collection of over 40 tips and tricks will help you work smarter, not harder, and build more sophisticated models in Maya.
Use CINEMA 4D's sculpting tools to sculpt the head of an old man and paint a great-looking texture map with BodyPaint.
Learn how to model realistic 3D characters with the powerful and flexible modeling toolset in CINEMA 4D.
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.
Learn how to build your own 3D design models and prototypes with the NURBS-based modeling tools in Rhino 5.0 for Windows.
Bradley G Munkowitz, aka GMUNK, explains how he makes his op-art-inspired geometric prints by using 3D tools in entirely new ways.
Get introduced to MODO 701 and learn how to create 3D models, textures, lights, and renders.
Reviews the most exciting new features in C4D R15, including rendering improvements, kerning controls, beveling, and changes to the sculpting engine.
Chris Korn, character designer at FUSE Animation, explains how he brings his creatures to life with CINEMA 4D and Zbrush.
Introduces the major improvements to Maya 2014, including the new Modeling Toolkit and Paint Effects.
Prepare your models in Maya and then send them for 3D printing on Shapeways, an online service that ships reproductions straight to your door.
Learn to model a production-ready 3D character with topology that deforms properly when it is animated, using Blender.
Kicks off the AutoCAD 2014 Essentials series with a complete tour of the interface and the drawing features.
Start incorporating all the new features from AutoCAD 2014 into your CAD workflow, including command-line data access, georeferencing, and reality capture.
Model a fully detailed Shelby Cobra automobile using both polygon and NURBS techniques.
Create highly realistic virtual shots of your products, reducing the need for product photography, with MODO.
Make models with 3D objects, edit polygonal meshes, create surfaces and models with 2D shapes and splines, and more.
Introduces you to the MODO interface and workflow, teaching you how to create models, textures, lighting, animation, and finished renderings.
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.
Introduces two CINEMA 4D modeling techniques: HyperNURBS, or subdivision modeling, for creating smooth rounded objects, and sculpting.
Covers the basics of the 3D modeling toolkit in CINEMA 4D: splines and polygons.
Introduces the CINEMA environment and illustrates the importance of the object hierarchy.
Explore the world of modeling and texturing game props and assets, from tools to furniture, in Autodesk Maya.
A practical guide to constructing 3D buildings that can be used to populate video game environments
Teaches digital artists how to create realistic assets such as 3D characters, immersive game environments, and product designs in Mudbox.
Explore the world of references—a tool that allows you to link and reuse external content in AutoCAD.