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Mastering SolidWorks 2015 - Rendering and Visualization

Video Description

In this Mastering SolidWorks 2015 - Rendering and Visualization training course, expert author Matt Perez will teach you about the rendering and visualization process in the SolidWorks part and assembly environment. This course is designed for users that already have a basic working knowledge of SolidWorks.
You will start by learning about views, cameras, and perspective, then jump into learning how to add materials. From there, Matt teaches you how to create a configuration, display state, section view, and live section planes. This video tutorial also covers RealView graphics and integrated preview, as well as creating and lighting scenes and using PhotoView 360. Finally, Matt leaves you with some of his tips and tricks for making your renders look more realistic.
Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of setting up and producing your own high quality renders and visualizations in SolidWorks. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. About The Author 00:00:42
    2. What You Should Expect 00:01:28
  2. Getting Started
    1. Setting Up Your Command Manager And Toolbars 00:02:20
  3. Views, Cameras And Perspective
    1. Display Options 00:04:59
    2. Creating A Camera 00:06:31
    3. Perspective 00:06:22
    4. Saving A View 00:02:07
  4. Materials
    1. Adding Material 00:04:56
    2. Basic Versus Advanced 00:05:33
    3. Color And Image 00:01:38
    4. Mapping 00:04:34
    5. Illumination 00:07:09
    6. Surface Finish 00:04:21
    7. Photoview Materials 00:02:26
    8. Luxology Materials 00:02:22
    9. Decals 00:07:10
  5. Configurations, Display States, Section Views And Live Section Planes
    1. Creating A Configuration 00:03:39
    2. Creating A Display State 00:05:12
    3. Creating A Section View 00:03:13
    4. Creating A Live Section Plane 00:01:34
    5. Creating An Exploded View 00:05:36
    6. Model Break View 00:01:28
  6. Realview And Integrated Preview
    1. RealView Graphics 00:02:09
    2. Integrated Preview 00:02:25
  7. Custom Cameras And Lights
    1. Camera Depth Of Field 00:04:06
    2. Creating Fog 00:05:39
    3. Creating A Light Bulb 00:06:44
  8. Scenes
    1. PhotoView Scenes 00:05:13
    2. Creating A Basic Scene 00:09:00
    3. Adding Directional Lights 00:02:34
    4. Adding Spot Lights 00:02:34
    5. Adding Point Lights 00:02:21
    6. Adding Material Lights 00:05:09
  9. Photoview360
    1. Options 00:08:42
    2. Preview Window 00:01:50
    3. Region Render 00:03:29
    4. Final Render 00:01:48
    5. SolidWorks Task Scheduler 00:03:11
    6. Image Processing 00:03:49
    7. Compare And Options 00:04:44
  10. Tips And Tricks
    1. Balance Of Your Scene 00:04:12
    2. Less Is More 00:07:20
    3. Model And Environment Interface 00:04:17
    4. Real Versus Fake 00:04:47
  11. Conclusion
    1. Wrap-Up 00:02:19