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AutoCAD 2010: Starting a Command

This video tutorial demonstrates some of the methods for starting a command in AutoCAD. Running time: 2min 42sec

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Creating Bryce Picture Objects

The CADTutor Image Bank image pairs can be used to create Picture Objects in Bryce. This short tutorial tells you how this is done in 7 simple steps.

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AutoLISP Quick Start

This tutorial is designed to help AutoCAD users get to grips with AutoLISP quickly. It demonstartes how to create AutoLISP routines from a standing start.

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Learning Autodesk AutoCAD 3D

In this AutoCAD 3D training course with trainer Seth Cohen, you will discover how to leverage the powerful 3D tools that are available in this computer aided design software from Autodesk. This tutorial is designed for the 3D beginner, but it is recommended that you are familiar with the basics AutoCAD before attempting this course.

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Stage 8: Assign Materials and Sky background

When surface and edge modelling has been completed and the lighting has been setup correctly, materials can then be assigned to surfaces and edges. This tutorial guides you through the process.

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AutoCAD 2010: 3D Move & 3D Rotate

This tutorial introduces two of the most useful Modify tools for 3D, 3D Move and 3D Rotate and demonstrates how powerful 3D Rotate can be when combined with Polar Tracking. Running time: 6min 35sec

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AutoCAD 2010: 3D Scale & 3D Align

This tutorial introduces the 3D Scale and 3D Align tools. Although 3D Scale is a bit of a damp squib, 3D Align is very powerful and can get you out of all sorts of scrapes if you know how to use it correctly. Running time: 3min 42sec

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AutoCAD 2010: Extrude & Press/Pull

This tutorial introduces the AutoCAD extrusion tools, Extrude and Press/Pull. A good understanding of both tools is important for developing 3D modeling skills. Running time: 9min 53sec

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Adding Sunlight to your Drawings

This tutorial takes you through the steps required to add realistic sunlight effects to your 3D model.

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Surfaces

The first and perhaps most crucial stage in creating a 3D landscape scene is the creation of accurate and seamless surfaces. This tutorial explores a number (not all) of techniques for creating quick and accurate surfaces from 2D lines and should give the user a feel for the range of tools available.

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AutoCAD 2010: 3D Mirror

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This tutorial introduces the 3D Mirror tool. This is similar to the normal 2D Mirror tool but it enables you to define a mirror about and plane in 3D space and there are a number of command line options to help you define that plane. Running time: 3min 17sec

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