Alias: Getting Started Using Primitives for Automotive Design

This course will introduce you to Alias and take the mystery out of the program. You will learn the basics of object creation and manipulation.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 18, 2017
Duration
46m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Alias Environment - Layout, Movement, Object Manipulation
Building the Truck – Layers / Object Lister, Image Planes, Marking Menus, Truck Build, Simple Shading
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 18, 2017
Duration
46m
Description

Because of its enormous depth and scope Alias can look very intimidating at first. However, a big part of Alias' appeal is its user friendliness. In this course, Alias: Getting Started Using Primitives for Automotive Design, you will find the foundation you need to get started. First, you'll get to see the basics of object creation and manipulation in Alias. Next, you'll be up and moving around in 3D. Finally, you will create a simple full size truck using those objects and three crucial functions; layers/object lister, image planes, and marking menus. When you're finished with this course, you'll be ready to showcase your design with a simple light setup. Software required: Alias AutoStudio 2017 and Alias SurfaceStudio 2017.

About the author
About the author

In the pursuit of a lifelong dream to create cars, Pierre-Paul went to Detroit to study car design at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. In Michigan it all came true. At General Motors Pierre-Paul rose to the title of Senior Sculptor. He worked on icons such as the Volt, the Camaro, Corvette and a lot of Cadillacs.