Tag Archives: photo-realistic rendering

Friday Video: How to Use Ambient Occlusions in 3ds Max

Posted on March 1, 2013 by Bill McKown, Visualization Solutions Engineer: What’s more fun than 5 weekends in one month?  We don’t know.  So to celebrate, I am posting a video on Autodesk 3ds Max each Friday in March. The first one I am starting with is about Ambient Occlusion (or AO).  AO is a “Fast Approximated” method of calculating

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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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