How about an Autodesk Shoe

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At the recent Autodesk University 2017 in the exhibit hall there was a great exhibit  featuring Portland Oregon based Pensole Footwear Academy. Portland is the epicenter of athletic shoe design with Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, and others having a large presence here in Portland.

Pensole Footwear Academy was started by former Nike designer who was the designer of the popular Air Jordan basketball shoes. Pensole was created as a way to help curate future shoe designers teaching them shoe design,  manufacturing, and materials.

Quetzalcoatl Ramos was one of the shoe designers in this program and he showed us some of his shoe designs including a prototype Autodesk sneaker design in Fusion 360 on a Wacom Cintiq.

There were so many great exhibits at AU2017 this year!

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