3d model created in autocad

AutoCAD for 3D Modeling

Most planners and designers don't use just one drawing or visualization program. In this course you'll learn how to create 3D drawings in AutoCAD and how to use AutoCAD in concert with other programs, such as Adobe Illustrator and Sketchup, to create illustrative plan, section, and perspective views.

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Course Info

  • Duration 5 video lessons (66 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2014
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. Creating 3D Objects from a 2D Plan (11 mins)
  • 3. Creating a Section from a 3D Object (16 mins)
  • 4. Exporting Drawings for Illustrator (21 mins)
  • 5. Importing Drawings into SketchUp and Autodesk Exchange (16 mins)

Course Description

Most planners and designers don't use just one drawing or visualization program. In this course you'll learn how to create 3D drawings in AutoCAD and how to use AutoCAD in concert with other programs, such as Adobe Illustrator and Sketchup, to create illustrative plan, section, and perspective views. You’ll learn how to create massing models, prepare your final design documents for professional printing, and share your drawings and designs for collaborative work.

Learn these skills

  • 3D Modeling
  • Architecture
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Site Planning
  • Technology
  • Trimble SketchUp
  • AutoCAD
  • Adobe Illustrator

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit.

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1 CNU-A credit.

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

Meet Your Instructor

Jaymes Dunsmore

Jaymes Dunsmore

Jaymes is a planner and urban designer who recently completed a Master in City Planning and Certificate in Urban Design at MIT’s Department Studies and Planning (DUSP). Prior to coming to MIT, Jaymes worked for the City of San Leandro Community Development Department, where he helped to draft the city’s first climate action plan, and for the East Bay Regional Park District.

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