Have you ever searched the standard Autodesk, Inc., Material and Appearance libraries and wondered why the color you need doesn't exist? That's because you haven't created it yet! This class explains the difference between a Material and an Appearance override and describes how you use them in your Inventor software model. We’ll look at how to create just the right color for your needs, how changing the Visual Style settings can change how that color will display, and how to create your own custom Inventor software Material and Appearance libraries. Finally, we’ll look at creating professional-looking rendered images directly from your working models.
- Discover the difference between a Materials and an Appearance override
- Learn how to create new Material and Appearance overrides with custom libraries
- Discover how Visual Styles affect Appearance colors
- Learn how to make professional-looking rendered images directly from your working models
Based in Novi, Michigan, Timothy works as a technical consultant for i GET IT Online Training For Engineers from Tata Technologies. Focusing on online e-training for engineers using Autodesk software, Timothy has created numerous online training courses for i GET IT in both text and video format. Courses he has created include the programs Inventor®, AutoCAD®, Revit®, Inventor® Fusion, & Fusion 360. Prior to working for Tata Technologies, Timothy worked in manufacturing as a designer and engineer in the tooling and special machine field for 15 years. Most of that time was in Automotive manufacturing and assembly using Inventor®.