formZ Webinar: Subdivision Modelling and 3D Printing

In this webinar AutoDesSys will show the power of form•Z’s subdivision modelling and 3D printing capabilities by walking you through a series of actual 3D printed projects modelled exclusively with subdivision tools and features.

In this session you’ll experience:

• Powerful subdivision modeling and how it can be used in your project workflow.
• Seamless conversion of subdivision models to NURBS or Quad Meshes.
• How the inherent quad mesh personality of subdivision objects lends itself perfectly to 3D Printing.
• How converting your subdivision models to NURBS adds an additional layer of flexibility to your design capabilites.
• The advantage of minimal time involved with analyzing and prepping the model for 3D printing due to the subdivision personality.

A live question and answer session will immediately follow the presentation. Space is limited, so register now to avoid missing this special opportunity.

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Friday 18th December, 2015
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM GMT


Creating Interactive Visuals in KeyShot: Behind the Scenes on the Specialized Venge Product Launch

What goes into producing the shots for a big product launch?

Get a behind the scenes look into how interactive visuals were created or the new Specialized VENGE bicycle and how a team of creatives made it happen using KeyShot. Sign up now as space is limited!

In this webinar:

  • Project details and timeline
  • Collaboration and model prep
  • Bringing it together in KeyShot
  • Creating interactive KeyShotVRs
  • Tips for creating web visuals
  • Tips on collaboration
  • Q&A


Thursday 3rd September, 2015
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM BST

Creating Killer Visuals with ZBrush and KeyShot

(Level: Advanced)

Guest presenter and 3D Artist, Andy Jones, breaks down the process of going from ZBrush to KeyShot, showing how to level up your texture game with tips, tricks and techniques to create absolutely killer visuals. This is expected to fill up quickly so grab your spot fast. In this webinar:

  • Background and experience
  • Prepping your mind and model
  • KeyShot textures and materials
  • Lighting setup in KeyShot
  • Renders options and output
  • Tips, tricks, and techniques
  • Q&A


Thursday 6th August, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM BST

New Features in VisualARQ 1.9 – Webinar

Join Francesc Salla, VisualARQ Product Manager, for a fast-paced and exciting demonstration of VisualARQ 1.9. (in English). The webinar will show an overview of VisualARQ 1.9 and will focus on the latest new features and enhancements, including:

  • IFC Import & Export
  • IFC Tag and Export options
  • New Plan View features
  • New Slab object features
  • New way to insert doors and windows
  • New Curtain wall features.
  • Create columns from 3D and 2D blocks
  • Overview of VisualARQ Grasshopper Components WIP IV

Who is this webinar aimed at?

  • VisualARQ users: new and existing users
  • Rhino users working in architectural models
  • Architects interested in the BIM workflow VisualARQ adds to Rhino, and the comunication with Revit through IFC file format.

The webinar is free and will last about about 1 hour, including the Q & A session.

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Wednesday 8th July 2015
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM BST


Webinar: KeyShot 6 Beta Preview

(Level: Beginner)

Wondering what new features are coming to KeyShot 6? Get a sneak peek before it’s released to see how new capabilities with materials, labels, lighting and more will change what you’re able to create. 

Sign up now as space is limited!

In this webinar:

  • Workflow improvements
  • Expanded Material Features
  • New capabilities
  • Animation Improvements
  • Q&A

registernowThursday 9th July , 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm BST

 Don’t forget to lock in your free upgrade to KeyShot 6, when you purchase or upgrade to KeyShot 5!

Webinar: Mastering Transparent Materials in KeyShot

(Level: Intermediate)

Do you render glass or transparent materials? Master settings for glass, liquids, coated lenses, and more in this special training session to take your visuals to the next level. Sign up now as space is limited! In this webinar:

  • Walking you through the transparent material types
  • Best settings to recreate your real life materials
  • Working with frosted & smoked glass
  • How to best render liquids in transparent containers
  • Q&A


Thursday 4th June, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM BST

Webinar: Behind the Design – How ANDesign Uses KeyShot

(Level: Intermediate)

What does it take to create stunning visuals in a fast paced design industry? ANDesign covers every aspect of product development and in this special webinar, the ANDesign team shows you how they use KeyShot in the creation of iconic design for top brands. In this webinar:

  • Considering the Design to Manufacturing Process
  • Going from Concept to Final Design
  • Importance of Visuals for Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Creating Killer Sales and Marketing Imagery
  • Tips, Tricks, and Techniques
  • Q&A

Thursday 2nd April, 6:00PM – 7:00PM GMT

Webinar: Mastering Jewellery Rendering in KeyShot

(Level: Advanced)

How do you render jewellery to get that perfect look? Ed Ferguson of Cascadia Design Studio takes you through the process of model prep, import with details on material use and lighting to capture the detail of metal and jewels for photograph quality shots. In this webinar:

  • What makes jewellery unique from other subjects in photography / rendering?
  • Model Prep and Import
  • Metal and Jewel Materials
  • Lighting and Cameras
  • Export and Post Production
  • Tips, Tricks, and Techniques
  • Q&A

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Thursday 5th March, 6:00PM – 7:00PM GMT

RenderZone Tips and Tricks

RenderZone is a plugin for form•Z which extends the visualisation and rendering capabilities of form•Z with a full arsenal of additional tools to assist you with anything from simple scene development to your most demanding rendering needs.

In this webinar AutoDesSys demonstrate numerous tips and tricks allowing you to tap into the full potential of rendering with RenderZone.

You will experience how to:

• Setup a quick Global Illumination light set up that can be a standard for any scene.
• Easily add HDRI lighting in your scene.
• Create soffit lighting.
• Gain absolute control over shadows.
• Simulate complex surfaces with Materials.
• Control reflective surfaces.
• And many other “How do I…” techniques.

A live question and answer session will immediately follow the presentation. Space is limited, so register now!

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Wednesday 25th February – 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM GMT

Webinar: KeyShot for ZBrush + Bridge Introduction

(Level: Beginner)

Guest presenter and film industry veteran, Nick Hiatt, gives you an introduction to KeyShot for ZBrush and the ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge, taking you through the process from setup and paint in ZBrush to transfer and lighting in KeyShot. This is expected to fill up quickly so grab your spot fast. In this webinar:

  • Download, installation, and licensing
  • Mesh setup in ZBrush
  • The ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge
  • Light and material setup in KeyShot
  • Model updates from ZBrush to KeyShot
  • Tips, tricks, and techniques
  • Q&A

registernowThursday 5th February, 6:00PM – 7:00PM GMT