Tag Archives: 3D visualization

Friday 3ds Max Tip: Using Shape Merge to Mend 2D Elements to 3D Designs

Posted on March 8, 2013 by Bill McKown, Visualization Solutions Engineer: Here’s another tip for another Friday.  We receive a lot of questions about merging some 2D elements into 3D designs.  For example, if you wanted to add lettering to a tire like below.  Shape Merge projects a 2D elements (the tire’s lettering) onto a 3D element (the tire), and cuts

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Showcase your Inventor Files

Posted on February 13, 2013 by Gregg Reinhart, Mechanical Helpdesk Technician: With the inception of the design suites, Inventor users have gained access to Autodesk Showcase as a resource for doing high-quality renderings of their Inventor models.  In this post, I’d like to show you how the interoperability between the two programs allows you utilize the Inventor setup that automatically creates assets

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