Chapter 23. Rendering 3D Drawings
In this chapter, you'll learn how to use rendering tools in AutoCAD to produce rendered still images of your 3D models. With these tools, you can add materials, control lighting, and even add landscaping and people to your models. You also have control over the reflectance and transparency of objects, and you can add bitmap backgrounds to help set the mood.
In this chapter, you'll learn to do the following:
Simulate the sun
Create effects using materials and lights
Apply and adjust texture maps
Understand the rendering options
Add cameras for better view control
Print your renderings
Simulate natural light ...