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Product Visualization Workflow from Inventor to 3ds Max to the Client

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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 engineering models; this class will discuss the workflow for using multiple Autodesk products in a production environment. Discover the ins and outs of this workflow, starting with a SketchBook, moving to a massing model, then Inventor software for final design, and finally 3ds Max software and Arnold software to render the final animation. Learn how Drive can help manage the workflow files, review the Inventor-to-3ds-Max import process, and learn 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.

    Key Learnings

    • Discover the connection between SketchBook, Inventor, and 3ds Max for an optimal design workflow.
    • Learn how to import an Inventor model into 3ds Max 2021 for use with the Arnold renderer.
    • Learn how to create and configure scene materials and lighting.
    • Learn how to place cameras and create simple fly-through animations of the final design.