The 3D printing industry is growing and expanding at a rapid pace, and Autodesk, Inc., is at the forefront of providing solutions for this exciting industry. This class will examine how 3D printing is revolutionizing the entertainment industry in the areas of prop creation for visual effects, creature concepts, and stop-motion animation. This class will also give an in-depth look into the process of preparing a model for 3D printing, while also examining the powerful Autodesk toolset available within the 3D printing world. Using a variety of Autodesk products, we will examine efficient processes and workflows to producing clean, watertight models that are ready for efficient 3D printing.
- Learn how to prepare a clean and efficient model for 3D printing.
- Understand the Autodesk tools available for creating a 3D print.
- Learn how to utilize tips and tricks with readily available tools for a more efficient modeling workflow.
- Gain a better understanding of the hardware and software available for 3D printing.
Craig Barr is a technical marketing specialist at Autodesk, Inc., specializing in modeling, animation, and visual effects for film, games, and visualization. Craig's background spans numerous areas of visual effects in feature film, commercial, and games production. He tends to be naturally drawn toward critters and creatures that enjoy roaring and smashing. He also runs the Mudbox software blog on The Area.