Rhino Training Course Lebanon

Rhino 1 - Fundamentals for All

Duration: 30 hours

Teaching Methodology: Hands on

Course Schedule: Schedule

Fees $350

Course Mode: Blended Face-to-face or online via Zoom



COURSE DESCRIPTION

This Rhino course covers fundamental skills applicable to various specializations, including architecture, jewelry, product, and furniture design. Throughout the course, you will gain proficiency in:

• Understanding templates and navigating the interface.
• Modeling a diverse range of objects.
• Mastering editing and transforming techniques.
• Organizing and annotating your designs effectively.
• Analyzing your models for accuracy and functionality.
• Rendering your creations for presentation.

During the course, you will engage in hands-on exercises to model a variety of objects, including water cans, vases, houses, rings, toys, headphones, boats, product designs, mechanical parts, and many others. These practical sessions will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of Rhino's capabilities and workflows.

Upon completion, you will be equipped with the skills necessary to pursue more specialized courses, such as:

Rhino 2 – Exterior and Interior Architecture
Rhino 2 – Jewelry Design
Rhino 2 – Product and Furniture Design

This course serves as a foundational step towards mastering Rhino's advanced features and applications in your chosen field.

TARGET AUDIENCE

University students and design professionals from diverse disciplines who are eager to enhance their skills in Rhino software.

Ideal Participants Include:

• Architecture students and professionals
• Jewelry designers
• Product designers
• Furniture designers
• Any individual passionate about honing their 3D modeling skills

PREREQUISITES

None but if you know AutoCAD 2D, you will find Rhino easier to learn.

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COURSE CONTENTS:

01 - Introduction

  • Exercise 4-1 The Rhino Interface
  • The Rhino window Window title Menu...
  • Command window
  • Command prompt
  • Toolbar group
  • Toolbar (Sidebar)
  • Viewports
  • Viewport title and menu
  • Viewport tabs
  • Osnap control
  • Status Bar....
  • Panels
  • Help and Help panel
  • Command-line history
  • Mouse actions
  • Navigating the model
  • Move objects
  • Copy objects
  • Change the view of your model
  • Pan and zoom
  • Reset the view
  • Display options
  • Download Lesson 01 Summary PDF
  • Download Lesson 01 Exercise Files
Rhino Interface

02 - Modeling Helpers

Rhino Objects

03 - Precision Modeling

  • Coordinate entry
  • Distance and angle constraint entry
  • Object Snaps
  • Additional modeling aids
  • Introduction to construction planes
  • Draw circles with precision
  • Modeling Skills to Consider
  • Ellipses and polygons
  • Free-form curves
  • Helix and Spiral
  • Draw free-form curves
  • Download Lesson 03 Exercise Files
Selecting Objects in Rhino

04 - Editing Geometry

  • Connect Curves, Join
  • Fillet Curves, Trim
  • Curve blends, Arc blends
  • Loft
  • Chamfer
  • Transform Commands: Move
  • Copy
  • Undo and Redo
  • Rotate
  • Group
  • Mirror
  • Scale
  • More on gumball
  • Split
  • Extend
  • Offset
  • Array
  • Download Lesson 04 Exercise Files
Navigating in Rhino

05 - Point Editing

  • About control points
  • Control point editing
  • Curve degree
  • Curves by intersection
  • Surfaces using Loft
  • Rebuilding curves
  • Rebuilding surfaces
  • Nudge controls
  • Setting the x, y, and z coordinates
  • Using the Gumball to move the control points
  • Modeling a glass
  • Revolve
  • Fluted the glass
  • Download Lesson 05 Exercise Files
Accurate modeling in Rhino

06 - Creating a House

  • New file: Large Objects mm
  • Import the AutoCAD file
  • Select all, Properties: Model space scale 1
  • Select all, change linetype to Bylayer, Layer properties
  • PrintDisplay
  • Drawing the floor plan, the walls
  • Extruding the walls
  • Creating the slab
  • Adding the door
  • Adding the roof
  • Adding overhang
  • Downloading objects from bimobject.com
  • ClippingSections
  • Creating an Oriental Window
  • Import, Group
  • Download Lesson 06 Exercise Files
Modeling a house in Rhino

07 - Modeling a Signet Ring Part 1

  • New File: Small Objects mm
  • Draw the base shapes
  • Surface from network of curves
  • To solids by capping
  • Wire cut
  • Blend Curve
  • Curve from Objects: Project
  • Mirror, Delete
  • Extract Surface
  • Join
  • Download Lesson 07 Exercise Files
Modeling a signet ring in Rhino part 1

08 - Modeling a Signet Ring Part 2

  • Offset Surface
  • Offset curve on surface
  • Fillet edge
  • Cage edit
  • Boolean Difference
  • Curve Tools: Duplicate Edge
  • Pipe
  • Rebuild, Isolate
  • Split, Blend Surface
  • Apply material
  • Group
  • Render
  • Download Lesson 08 Exercise Files
Modeling a signet ring in Rhino part 2

09 - Creating Deformable Shapes

  • The rubber duck
  • Create the body and head head shapes
  • Chest and tail
  • The head and beak
  • The eyes
  • Material
  • Render
Modeling a duck in Rhino

10 - Modeling a Bar with Text

Modeling by tracing images

11 - Creating Surfaces

  • Closed polysurface box
  • Surfaces from Extruded curves
  • Retro handset
  • Loft surfaces - The Canoe
  • Revolve - The Vase
  • Rail Revolve - Heart and Star
  • One-rail sweeps
  • Two-rail sweeps - Rear-view mirror
  • Curve Network - The Side Panel
  • The Table
  • Modeling Techniques - the Toy Hammer
  • Precision Modeling - the Squeeze Bottle
  • Download Lesson 11 Exercise Files
Modeling a house in Rhino

12 - Annotating Your Model

Modeling a signet ring in Rhino part 1

13 - Exporting/Reviewing

  • Export to STL
  • Export to AutoCAD
  • Export to 3DS Max
  • To 3D printers
  • Trimming the hammer head
  • Gumball Snappy Dragging Vs Smooth Dragging
  • Placing the decall by rotating the widget
  • The Direction option in PushPull
  • Download Lesson 13 Exercise Files
Modeling a signet ring in Rhino part 2

14 - Rendering

  • Rendering
  • Materials
  • Image and bump maps
  • Decals
  • Lights
  • Scene lighting
  • Textures
  • The Ground Plane
  • Resolution
  • Rendering Metals
  • Raytraced Mode
  • Rendering with Sun
  • Rendering with Environments
  • Intro to Keyshot
  • Download Lesson 14 Exercise Files
Modeling a signet ring in Rhino part 3

15 - Printing and Layouts

Printing in Rhino

16 - Intro to Grasshopper

Rhino Printing

17 - Transforming Solids

  • Flow along surface
  • Using the Dir command to match the UV direction on the surface
  • Flipping the Normals and Swapping the UV
  • History and Gumball to move object on base surface
  • Flow a logo onto a free-form surface
  • Flow the gems and bezels
  • NURBS topology
  • Work with Toplogy
  • The Select Points toolbar
  • Working with trimmed surfaces
  • Custom display modes
  • Color the backface
  • Download Lesson 17 Exercise Files
Rhino Solids

18 - Extras

  • Cage edit
  • Auto CPlane, Deselect, CTRL + SHIFT to Set CPlane
  • Stretch and Bend tools
  • Shear and Taper tools
  • Deform using Maelstorm
  • Insert AutoCAD file as individual objects
  • Blocks
  • Snapshots
  • Modeling a water can
  • The coffee table
  • The trackball mouse
  • Download Lesson 18 Exercise Files
Rhino Topology