Saturday, February 17, 2018

Creating a simple 3D Model

I stepped through modeling a simple 3D model of a elbow pipe fitting with my students in AutoCAD. Thought I would write it up and post it. Download the document here

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Creating an AutoSave folder

I find that in many AutoCad installations the AutoSave folder is buried in a vage directory that is difficult to find. Additionally, the folder can accumulate files which need to be deleted from time to time to keep your disk clean of unwanted files. Here is a document which describes how to create an easily find able folder for AutoCAD's auto save feature.

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Creating Dimension Tags

Annotation Tags have always given my students a bit of difficulty. I've put a series of instructions in a document. I hope to create a video of it soon.

Here is the document

Friday, November 24, 2017

Dimension Layer Setting


This is nice, the ability to set a dimension layer in AutoCAD. Once set, your dimensions automatically go to that layer, ignoring the current layer.

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

New Images from a Recent Class

A group of students recently completed the Vanier CAD AEC. Here are some images from their 3D projects submitted in September 2017.
New Champlain Bridge - Eskender Abliezov
Transformer Parts - Liya Cui


Living room - Medhi Jangi

Central Square - Anne Roudaut


Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Images from students from my recent Vanier College group

Student: Mohammed Lofti Maghaddam, Modeling: Autodesk Revit Rendering: Autodesk 3ds Max
Student: Mohammed Lofti Maghaddam, Modeling: Autodesk Revit Rendering: Autodesk 3ds Max
 
Student: Alireza Babaeimanesh, Modeling: Autodesk Revit Rendering: Autodesk 3ds Max
Student: Alireza Babaeimanesh, Modeling: Autodesk Revit Rendering: Autodesk 3ds Max

Thursday, August 13, 2015

It's published..!




My first course with Digital Tutors has recently been published. To go to the course click the link below:

Modeling Residential Exteriors in AutoCAD