This class will show you how to get the most out of Revit software's powerful graphic features, incorporating all of the newest features in Revit. You'll gain valuable tips, tricks, and time-proven techniques to make your drawings look great. You'll learn to enhance non-rendered presentations with "out of the box" advanced graphic techniques, as well as how to visually improve trees, plants, and people used in Revit for all non-rendered views. You'll learn more about adding photo backgrounds to presentations and renderings using a unique overlay approach, adding fully controllable color or photo backgrounds behind multiple views-and you'll get tips for improving interior and exterior rendered views. Finally, you'll learn how to use "old-world hand-drafting" techniques to add visual clarity that helps your construction documents communicate seamlessly. Learn how to use surface shading, profiling, transparency, and toning techniques to create beautiful and clear drawings.
- Explore and take full advantage of Revit software’s powerful graphic tools and capabilities which you may not have known even existed
- Learn how to use a variety of presentation techniques to help you develop your own artistic style
- Learn unique “out of the box” tips and tricks to prepare better-than-ever presentations more quickly and efficiently
- Learn old-school hand-drafting techniques to make your construction documents communicate better and look beautiful
Mr. Shell graduated from the University of Arizona in 1982 and has had his own Architectural Firm in Tucson, Arizona for over 31 years. He has been using Revit Architecture® exclusively for 16 years and is the co-founder and co-chair of the Southern Arizona Revit Users Group and is professionally certified in Revit Architecture. He has presented at Autodesk University and lectured at the University of Arizona and is an Adjunct Professor at Pima Community College. He received the "Top Rated Speaker Award – Round Table Class" at AU 2015 & 2017, RTC-Europe in Dublin, Ireland, all five BIM Workshops held in Las Vegas, Phoenix, Omaha, NB and Anaheim CA. He has presented at the Central States Revit Workshop, Midwest University and 6 Revit Technology Conferences (RTC) events (North America, Canada, Australia and Europe) and he has been ranked in the top 5 at every speaking event. Mr. Shell is also the Chairman of the Board of Adjustment for the City of Tucson.