ISBN 9788126515172,Mastering Autodesk Viz 2008

Mastering Autodesk Viz 2008


Jon Mcfarland



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788126515172

ISBN-10 8126515171


Number of Pages 1008 Pages
Language (English)

Computer Books

Mastering Autodesk VIZ 2008 elucidates information about Autodesk's potent 3D modeling, animation and rendering software. This book offers the clear explanations and step-by-step instruction you need to make VIZ work for you. It is a practical guide that offers help on applying myriad of techniques to your design projects. About The Author Jon McFarland manages a design department at a property development company, where he uses AutoCAD and VIZ to create visualizations of proposed facility construction and expansions. He has authored five books and taught VIZ, AutoCAD, and 3Ds Max courses at the university level. Table of Contents Introduction Getting To Know VIZ Introducing VIZ Objects Creating Shapes With Splines Editing Meshes And Creating Complex Objects Creating AEC And Entourage Objects Organizing And Editing Objects Light And Shadow Enhancing Models With Materials Staging Your Design Working With Files Using Radiosity Using Mental Ray Understanding Animation Creating Animations Using Photoshop With VIZ Combining Photographs With VIZ Designs Using Other Autodesk Applications With VIZ Appendix A The Bottom Line Appendix B Modifiers And Materials Appendix C Patches And NURBS Surfaces Appendix D Helpers And Effects Index