Alias Render of anodized aluminum Answer products

Alias Rendering Intensive

Level 3: Alias Rendering Intensive

Course Duration: 16 hrs or 40 hours

Tuition:  $1,200 US or $2,200 US

Overview: Autodesk Alias is an industrial design software that powers your creative process with a range of sketching, modeling, surfacing, and visualization tools.  This class is an intensive render course that goes beyond the general principles of product rendering as related specifically to Alias Design. 

Prerequisite:  This workshop has been designed for intermediate or more experienced Alias users.

Espresso Machine render of Glass using Alias Design
Espresso Machine render of Glass using Alias Design


  • Global render settings
  • Rendering realistic glass with tips and tricks for procedural renderings
  • Proper use of lighting and shadows
  • Proper use and kinds of environments
  • Creation of maps, textures, and shaders
  • Special lighting effects
  • Uses of test and final render
  • Avoid numerous early rendering mistakes of beginners and focus on high level rendering
  • Displacement, procedural, etc
  • Post production tricks and final presentation project
  • Cover Image Studio in detail
  • This course can be customized for high-end rendering experts or specific needs
  • The forty hour workshop can be tailored to work with individual or corporate projects


  • Compare quick render utilities to the power of Alias
  • Rendering glass & managing raytracing
  • using Adobe Photoshop in an agressive post production mode
  • Compare and contrast scenes from commercial video and photography to your renders and discuss differences and why

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*Please note that prices listed on this page are based upon pre-payment prior to the start of the class