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Live Training

Experience the benefits of live Autodesk training.

stevetrainingInstructor-led training offers your organization the flexibility you need to customize a course that is just right for your needs. Whether you are a large corporate production group, a small independent design firm, or a school specializing in teaching others, live training provides the base for growth and the structure for continued learning.

From training on one feature of a program to an overview of the entire software package, we can teach you the skills you need to improve your designs.

Based in Asheville NC, we offer live Autodesk training throughout the WNC region, as well as Northern Georgia, South Carolina, and Eastern Tennessee. If you live further away, don’t worry – we have traveled all over the country to work directly with companies large and small.

Our Trainers

Great training starts with great instructors, and we have some of the best in the business.

Steven Schain

Steve-Schain-Bio-Pic-200x200 Our Autodesk training is developed and instructed by Steven Schain. He is one of only a handful of people worldwide to have been an Autodesk (Formerly Discreet) Training Specialist and one of the first Autodesk M&E Certified Instructors. Steven played a key roll on the development team for the 3ds Max Fundamental and Intermediate level educational standards; the Autodesk Certified Instructor program and has been a contributing writer for Autodesk Fundamentals Courseware and shipping tutorials since 1998. Currently, Steven is the developer of the 3ds Max and Maya online courseware for CAD Learning’s online training program.

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Robert Nipper

Robert_Nipper_CU1_200x200 Robert Nipper has been using Autodesk products since 1997, primarily in the architectural field. From 1997 to 2008 he designed or oversaw the design of over a million square feet of commercial and residential construction. He is the developer of web-based training for Autodesk Showcase, and Autodesk Mudbox. Robert is currently developing a live training course for Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture.

Live Autodesk Training

Improve your skill with training on Autodesk software. We provide live and online, instructor-led training in the following Autodesk Software:

  • 3ds Max
  • Maya
  • Mudbox
  • Showcase
  • AutoCAD
  • Autodesk Inventor

Available Subjects

  • Software Fundamentals
  • 3D Modeling and Design
  • Design Visualization
  • Animation
  • Customized Training for you…

Example Courses

3DS Max

  • Getting to know 3DS Max – Fundamentals
  • Animation Previsualization
  • Game Concept Development
  • Design and Architectural Visualization
  • A Guide to Photo-realistic Rendering



  • Introduction to Maya
  • Logo Creation and Rendering
  • Modeling, Texturing, and Animation
  • Special Effects Animation



  • AutoCAD 101
  • Solid Modeling
  • Using AutoCAD Parametrics
  • Creating and Editing Dynamic Blocks


  • Showcase Fundamentals
  • Importing Files for Visualization
  • Material Application and Options
  • Scene Lighting for Maximum Impact



  • Understanding the Mudbox Interface
  • 3D Sculpting and Painting Basics
  • Utilizing Levels of Detail
  • UV and PTEX Mapping Basics



To discuss your training needs further, contact us or call the office at (828) 490-1303.

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