New Course: Conceptual Massing Tools in Rhino
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Marc Teer

August 06, 2012

New Course: Conceptual Massing Tools in Rhino

In Conceptual Massing Tools in Rhino, David Tracy takes us through basic modeling tools in Rhino 5 including working with solids, boolean operations, cage editing & record history.  When you're done, you will have developed a conceptual building and generated simple perspective views for a presentation.  

This is a great course for refreshing your basic skills in Rhino, and then getting into Massing Tools.  David goes through Cage Editing & Record History- showing you how to really sculpt in Rhino.  This is the second in our series of  rhinoscripting tutorialsgrasshopper tutorials & rhino tutorials.

Check out the first 2 free videos to get a taste, and sign up to gain access to the entire course!

Here's the course outline:

Chapter 1 Basic Tools & Editing

  • Introduction to Conceptual Design in Rhino
  • User Interface Basics
  • Layers, Properties, Options & Viewpoints
  • Polylines, Control Points
  • Editing Tools: Move, Copy Rotate
  • Editing Tools: Trim, Join, Split
  • Control Points & Degree
  • Extrude, Display Options
  • Scaling in Rhino
  • CPlanes
  • Making & Scaling Geometry
  • Gumball
  • Arrays
  • Select Last & Selection Menu
  • Record History
  • Command Help
  • Record History for Sculpting Geometry

Chapter 2: Working with Solids

  • Solids: Creating Boxes
  • Working with Booleans
  • Working with Surfaces
  • Cage Editing

Chapter 3: Building a Conceptual Building

  • Building the Mass
  • Building Floor Plates
  • Finding Floor Plate Area
  • Extruding Floor Plates

Chapter 4: Schematic Perspectives

  • Creating a 2-point Perspective
  • Setting up Cameras in Rhino
  • Getting Images out of Rhino
  • Conclusion to Conceptual Massing Tools in Rhino

Check out the first 2 free videos to get a taste, and sign up to gain access to the entire course!

 

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