Autodesk Student Suites 2013

AutoCAD Design Suite Ultimate 2013 Student $149.95 AutoCAD Design Suite Ultimate 2013 delivers the power of AutoCAD software, plus tools to help you create advanced 3D models, capture design information from almost any source, connect, and showcase your designs with cinematic-quality renderings.  



Product Design Suite Ultimate 2013 Student $149.95 Autodesk […]

V-Ray for 3ds Max, V-Ray for Maya, and V-Ray for Softimage

Now Available from Creation Engine:

V-Ray for 3ds Max V-Ray for 3ds Max EDU (includes dongle) Windows – $149.95 Chaos Group’s flagship product, V-Ray for 3ds Max, has made its mark in the Architectural, Automotive & Product Design industries because of its ability to quickly render realistic images without ever losing control of the production […]

3ds Max, modo, ZBrush, Photoshop, and Maya used by Gears of War 3 artists

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“The majority of our modeling is done in 3ds Max although we do have one who loves his modo,” says Johnson. “Character and environment models are built primarily on the hard surface end in Max and then brought into ZBrush for organic or soft surface work, or the ever-present damage and […]

AutoCAD 2012 Student Version (perpetual license) for Mac Now Shipping!

AutoCAD 2012 Student Version (perpetual license) for Mac Now Shipping!

Educational discount price $199.95

Design and shape the world around you with AutoCAD for Mac software. Explore your ideas, speed documentation, and share data seamlessly. With the power, flexibility, and accuracy you expect from AutoCAD software in an intuitive, native Mac interface, AutoCAD for Mac […]

Photofly Brings 3-D Models to the Masses

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Since Photofly, a service that turns uploaded photos into three-dimensional models, was introduced in May, it has received an average of 80 uploads an hour, for a total of 70,000 images, according to Autodesk, the service’s creator.

Along the way, it has also spawned its own YouTube mini-genre.

Among the dozens of videos […]

Autodesk Education Suite for Entertainment Creation 2012 Student Version

Autodesk Education Suite for Entertainment Creation 2012 Student Version

Autodesk Education Suite for Entertainment Creation 2012 includes Autodesk Maya, Autodesk MotionBuilder, Autodesk Mudbox, Autodesk SketchBook Designer, Autodesk Softimage, and Autodesk 3ds Max.

Future game developers and aspiring film, television, and visual effects artists depend on educators’ ability to provide top-notch industry expertise, solid skill sets, […]

Autodesk Education Suite for Entertainment Creation 2011 Volume Licensing now available for Schools!

The world of 3D is changing every day. Prepare your students with the new Autodesk Education Suite for Entertainment Creation, featuring flexible learning resources and tools used by top creative professionals. With special pricing for school labs, it’s easy to get started with 3D. Includes full versions of the following software solutions:

– Autodesk 3ds […]

Google Docs now able to view Excel, Powerpoint, Photoshop and AutoCAD files

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Today we’re excited to launch support for 12 new file types:

Microsoft Excel (.XLS and .XLSX) Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 / 2010 (.PPTX) Apple Pages (.PAGES) Adobe Illustrator (.AI) Adobe Photoshop (.PSD) Autodesk AutoCad (.DXF) Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG) PostScript (.EPS, .PS) TrueType (.TTF) XML Paper Specification (.XPS)

Not only does […]

The Wow Factor of 3-D Printing

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To successfully print 3-D objects on your own machine, you need design applications and tools to tweak your creations.

All the machines I’ve seen require that you use design software that saves objects in the STL, or stereolithography, format.

There are free design packages like Blender and Google SketchUp and myriad […]

Register Today for the Maya Tips & Tricks Webcast!

Autodesk Maya 2011 Tips & Tricks Webcast Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pacific

Autodesk® Maya® 2011 delivers many advances including a revitalized user interface, enhanced viewport interaction, new 3d editorial capabilities, integrated color management, and improved character skinning and animation tools. In this webinar, hosted by Autodesk Technical Specialist Lee Fraser, […]