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Bring scenes to life by building realistic fluid simulations in Maya, including foam and bubbles, liquid being poured, and volumetric liquid in a container.
Learn to render realistic bodies of water such as ponds and oceans and underwater shots with Maya—essential skills in a visual effects artist's toolkit.
Start incorporating all the new features from AutoCAD 2014 into your CAD workflow, including command-line data access, georeferencing, and reality capture.
Learn to create textures and add color, reflectivity, and other surface detail to your games with Autodesk Maya, Mudbox, and Adobe Photoshop.
Find out how to set up the HumanIK rigging system in Autodesk Maya and start creating realistic skeletons for your 3D characters.
Model a fully detailed Shelby Cobra automobile using both polygon and NURBS techniques.
Dive deep into the Hypershade window and shader creation with Maya and the mental ray rendering engine.
Introduces the viewer to the complete range of options available in the 3ds Max MassFX (also known as PhysX) toolset.
Shows how to use phasing and design options to organize multipart, multifaceted projects in Revit.
Shows AutoCAD drafters and designers how to migrate their CAD workflow to Revit.
Demonstrates how to light an object onto a live-action still plate, using Maya, Nuke, and Photoshop.
Covers the basics of the classic dynamics engine, showing how to build a simulation with passive and active rigid bodies, add attributes like bounce and friction, integrate keyframes, and apply constraints.
Take an in-depth look at nCloth, Maya's toolkit for simulating high-resolution mesh cloth for 3D characters and animations.
Discover an alternative to the traditional character rigging workflow with the Character Animation Toolkit (CAT) toolset for 3ds Max, which offers quick preset character rigs as well as custom tools for creating a rig from scratch.
Covers the process of creating a family and adding parameters, 3D elements, symbolic lines, and materials.
Explore the world of modeling and texturing game props and assets, from tools to furniture, in Autodesk Maya.
Discover how to create render passes in Maya, recombine the passes in After Effects, and motion track the passes to live-action video footage that contains a moving camera or a moving character.
A practical guide to constructing 3D buildings that can be used to populate video game environments
Teaches you how to build intelligence into drawing objects so that the symbols used in your drawings carry meaning beyond simple geometric representations.
Use AutoCAD 2013 to tackle a real-world project.
Practice efficient layout in AutoCAD 2103.
Explore the world of modeling and texturing game props in 3ds Max, from cloning to painting textures.
Employs the basic principles of animation to bring to life simple 3D characters.
Elaborates on the basics of core elements in Revit such as walls and floors, and digs into more specialized features such as in-place families, adaptive components, and the massing environment.
CAD support specialist Brian Meyers shows how to build plans for an American-style bungalow from scratch using the tools in Revit.
Provides a basic introduction to rigging theory, plus details of how to create professional 3D characters in Maya.
Introduces the skills needed to create photorealistic 3D creatures for film, video, and game production.
Explore the rendering features of Revit, including photometric lighting, sun, and exposure, and its basic animation tools such as walk-throughs.
Create standardized content such as furniture, doors, and many other architectural components using the Family Editor in Revit.
Create characters for video games or real-time rendered applications with Maya.
A practical guide to modeling and texturing 3D urban environments for games in 3ds Max.
Design and build a 3D human character that can be used for feature film, broadcast, and games.
Shows how to generate stunning special effects simulations in Maya, including exploding fireworks, tumbling snowflakes, and burning flames.
Shows how to animate 3D characters in Maya utilizing the basic principles of animation.
Shows how to create realistic landscapes, atmospheres, and natural light effects in Maya 2011.
Shows AutoCAD users how to reduce the amount of time it takes to accomplish a task, increase profit margins, and more.
Create dynamic, randomly generated particle effects that can emulate snow, rain, steam, explosions, and more in 3ds Max animation projects.
Demonstrates how to create professional, realistic 3D characters from scratch in Maya 2011.
Shows how to create textures and materials, and apply them to models to create realistic surfaces in Maya renders.
Shows how to master practical mental ray techniques for rendering models created in Maya.
Introduces the new features and productivity enhancements in 3ds Max 2011.
Explores the significant and robust feature set in Maya 2011 that add functionality to its 3D workflows.
Highlights additions to the AutoCAD 2011 toolset for increased creativity and productivity.
Demonstrates how to use MatchMover, Toxik, and Backburner with Maya’s existing powerful feature set to create engaging 3D animations.
An in-depth look at the art of creating lifelike skins and textures for three-dimensional surfaces using 3ds Max 2010.
Demonstrates one of the most powerful toolsets for photorealistic 3D image visualization, the mental ray renderer in 3ds Max.
Highlights the cutting-edge tools that can make any designer more productive and creative in AutoCAD.
Explores many of the new cutting-edge features, including the brand-new Modeling Ribbon and advancements designed to improve scene interactivity and production workflow.
Highlights some Maya features including how to reuse MEL expressions as well as how to manipulate paint effects to give particles a final look and feel.
Teaches how to maintain project data, automate parts lists, make global changes using external references, and incorporate imagery.