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Jonathan Hand

Creating Advance Steel renders in Fusion360

Creating Advance Steel renders in Fusion360
Do you need to create some quick renders of your Advance Steel projects? If it’s for a client to showcase the project or marketing purposes, then this blog is for you. In the below tutorial video, I show how you can create very quick and simple renders of your projects using Autodesk Fusion360. With minimal knowhow of Fusion360 it’s a few simple clicks before you can start rendering. Outlined in...
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Simon Dickinson

Hardware Acceleration In NVidia Mental Ray

Hardware Acceleration In NVidia Mental Ray
Mental Ray is no longer shipped with 3ds Max 2018, but can be downloaded from the NVidia Website (Read about it in my previous post). The good news is that in 2018 we now have Hardware acceleration for Mental Ray. Just a couple of things that you need to know in order for it to work. Fist make sure you have selected you Graphics card at the bottom of Processing tab in the Mental Ray setup. As you...
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Simon Dickinson

3DS Max 2018 - Where’s My Mental Ray Gone?

3DS Max 2018 - Where’s My Mental Ray Gone?
So you’ve installed your 2018 version of 3ds Max, you’ve opened an old project only to find you no longer have Mental Ray as a renderer option. Autodesk no longer ship 3ds Max with NVidia Mental Ray. But all is not lost, as long as you are happy to render locally. If you need to network render that you will need to buy NVidia Mental Ray render nodes. But, if you are happy just to render locally yo...
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Simon Dickinson

Populating Visualisations with 3ds Max

Populating Visualisations with 3ds Max
Working in the architectural industry I love to see the fantastic visualisations that my customers create from their designs. From concept models to full photorealistic visuals of something that does not yet exist. Getting your visuals to look more functional means adding more than just a building. We need to give our buildings a purpose. Adding characters to these scenes gives the ...
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Simon Dickinson

How To Get Affordable Point Cloud Data

How To Get Affordable Point Cloud Data
So, you have an object / building and you need to digitise it. Either you need a Mesh or you need the data for use in your Project. Getting accurate design data from the real world into the digital world can be costly and expensive. Whether you are an Architect and Engineer or even a games developer, point cloud data has traditionally been expensive. But it does not need to be. There are quite a f...
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James Wood

Gymworks Design Visualisation - 3D Walkthrough for Precor

Gymworks Design Visualisation - 3D Walkthrough for Precor
Here at Graitec professional services we were commissioned to complete a 3D walkthrough for Precor. Precor are one of the world’s largest providers of gym equipment and we have worked with them on many projects. This project was particularly interesting as the interior design features made for a modern look with coloured lighting. The use of hanging strip lights also produced an interesting look. ...
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