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Standard mapped materials - Procedural Maps

Procedural maps use computer generated effects and are applied to materials for many different purposes. They have to be scaled and positioned on the object using a UVW Map modifier or a Map Scaler modifier. This tutorials uses a worked example to show you how.

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Stage 11: Rendering

In this final stage of the project, views created with the Quickscape View Manager are rendered using Supersampling for best quality.

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Photoshop for Architects

This video based training course will teach you techniques to enhance AutoCAD drawings using Photoshop so that your plans can convey color, texture, and shadow.

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Creating Terrain Objects

This tutorial describes a method for creating terrain objects in 3DS using contours from AutoCAD.

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Getting yourself a Domain Name

After you've built your website, you'll want an address where people can find it. This tutorial describes how to go about getting your own domain name.

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Learning Autodesk AutoCAD 2014

In this AutoCAD 2014 training course from expert author Brian Benton, you will learn the basics of using the tools and techniques available to you in this CAD software program.

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AutoCAD to Photoshop

This tutorial demonstrates a number of workflows from quick and simple to high quality.

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Creating Seamless Tiles

This tutorial shows you how to create perfectly seamless image tiles in Photoshop. The image tiles are perfect for creating image based materials in AutoCAD, MAX or Bryce.

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Surfaces

The first and perhaps most crucial stage in creating a 3D landscape scene is the creation of accurate and seamless surfaces. This tutorial explores a number (not all) of techniques for creating quick and accurate surfaces from 2D lines and should give the user a feel for the range of tools available.

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AutoCAD 2010: Basic 2D Concepts

A suite of video tutorials to get you started with AutoCAD 2010.

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3D Tree Exercise

3D Tree Exercise | AutoCAD

The object behind this exercise is twofold. Firstly it is to give you practice with some of the 3D techniques which you have discovered in the tutorials or to introduce you to them if you haven't seen them before. Secondly it is to demonstrate a reasonably simple method for constructing a convincing 3D tree.

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