Autodesk University
Instructional Demo    AS322938
9 More Yards - Visualization Workflow from AutoCAD to 3ds Max, the Sequel
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In the real world, one program just can’t do it all. Sketching, massing models, final design, animation, and rendering of architectural models; this class will discuss the workflow for using multiple Autodesk products in a production environment. Discover the ins & outs of this workflow, starting with an AutoCAD sketch, to a FormIt massing model, to Revit for final design, then 3ds Max and Arnold to render the final animation. Learn how BIM360 can help manage the workflow files, methods for creating models in FormIt and how it affects working with Revit downstream. Review the Revit-to-3ds Max linking process and how to render photo-quality images. Use Physical Materials and the Sun Positioner to simulate outdoor lighting and composition to create compelling images. Utilize the Physical Camera controls to adjust the scene exposure and depth of field. Get ahead of the competition by learning to create your renderings using photographic composition in a streamlined workflow.

This class will be presented at AU Las Vegas 2019

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

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Key Learnings

  • Explain the connection between AutoCAD, FormIt, and Revit for an optimal design workflow.
  • Link a Revit model into 3ds Max 2019 for use with the Arnold renderer.
  • Create and configure the Sun Positioner and camera exposure.
  • Place cameras and create simple fly-through animations of the Revit design.


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