Inventor Essentials - Visual Styles, Visualization, and Graphics
Whether you're interested in better understanding the graphical capabilities of Inventor or just need to make your model look appealing for a client, this course will guide you through graphics in Autodesk Inventor. Software required: Inventor 2017.
What you'll learn
With Autodesk Inventor, you can make your designs look appealing on screen and easily manipulate different visual styles to assist with the design process. This course, Inventor Essentials - Visual Styles, Visualization, and Graphics, will guide you through the numerous visual styles and appearance settings available to you in Autodesk Inventor. It will start by going over the relevant Inventor application options, helping you to understand the settings that dictate the visuals. You'll then move onto visual styles and display states that alter how your 3D models are presented on screen as you're working on them. You'll also go over aesthetics such as lighting styles, ambient environments, and shadow control before finishing it up with an overview of the ray tracing module. By the end of this course, you'll be ready to start making graphics in Autodesk Inventor that will help sell your designs.
Table of contents
- Overview 2m
- What Is a Lighting Style? Exploring Lights & Styles 8m
- Editing the Preset Lighting Styles 9m
- Introduction to Image-based Lighting 6m
- Create Your Own Image-based Lighting 7m
- Create Your Own Image-based Lighting, Continued 8m
- Manipulating Shadows 6m
- Manipulating Shadows, Continued 6m
- Ground Reflections 4m
- Introduction to Applying Textures 8m