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Product Design: From Sketch to CAD

via LinkedIn Learning


Transform product designs that start as rough sketches into polished CAD drawings, with Photoshop, Rhino, and Illustrator.


  • Welcome
  • What you should know
  • Using the exercise files
1. Sketching the Concept in Photoshop
  • Discussing the design
  • Building the silhouette
  • Sketching the blade and tip
  • Cutting out the silhouette
  • Roughly painting in color ideas
  • Adding final details and notes
2. Revising the Sketch in Rhino
  • Why Rhino over Illustrator?
  • Drawing out the curves to match the art
  • Refining the blade and tip
  • Refining the model's details
  • Making the sections
  • Adding the bubble text and exporting
3. Preparing the Model for Presentation
  • Confirming the size and curves
  • Filling in the color
  • Finalizing the presentation
  • Next steps

Taught by

Jean Gorospe


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