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Chapter 6 - Physically Based Materials (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: American English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This chapter focuses on strategies of how to estimate characteristics of material samples with affordable hardware, such as digital cameras and light metering tools.
Chapter 5 - Texture Painting (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: American English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Using Photoshop as the primary technical tool, this chapter covers various fundamentals to equip artists with the necessary theory and practical tips to work efficiently and confidently with their texture painting requirements.
Chapter 10 - reactor (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
REACTOR IS AN INTERACTIVE PHYSICS engine from Havok that was integrated into 3ds Max 6 and has since become a robust and efficient way for creating all kinds of dynamic simulations in 3ds Max. Thanks to reactor, many animators and visual FX artists from all over the world were finally able to create believable and realistic dynamic animations in an extremely short amount of time.
Chapter 9 - Advanced mental ray Lighting (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This chapter delves into the advanced lighting techniques used within mental ray. We will focus on a CG-interior scene, an outdoor scene with HDR (High Dynamic Range) lighting, and then tie the two subjects together.
Chapter 8 - Render to Texture (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
One of the main techniques used to reduce rendering calculation time is to remove all light calculations from a scene. In real time 3D, it is done by pre-processing all lighting solutions prior to loading the 3D content. All these light calculations, complex or not, are put directly into the texture maps of the models. This process is called render to texture or texture baking.
Chapter 7 - Exposure Lighting Analysis Tools (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Exposure Lighting Analysis tools can be used for simulating and analyzing physically based Sun, Sky, and artificial lighting in a 3D scene. Ideal for Architectural projects, these tools can help evaluate light intensity in your designs.
Chapter 4 - Advanced Unwrapping (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this chapter, I will try to cover techniques that should save you time and effort when unwrapping your meshes, whether inorganic surfaces or organic, fluid forms. Further on, I will discuss more advanced concepts of UVW mapping and try to explain what those coordinates really are, how they are seen by the 3D software, and how you should approach them for best results.
Chapter 3 - Advanced mental ray Shaders (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this chapter, I begin by pointing out some of the older material and giving you advice on what not to use anymore for both materials and shaders within mental ray.
Chapter 2 - Composition (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
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The best works catch the viewer’s attention and draw them in. But what are the tools and techniques architectural artists can employ to do that? That is the essence of good composition, and what this chapter is about.
Chapter 1 - Color Management (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Simply put, color management is the controlled process of converting color between different devices with the end goal of obtaining repeatable and as closely matched color reproductions as possible on each of the various devices. In other words, we want to set up a process where all of our devices speak the same language and interpret color the same way.
Chapter 17 - 3D Tracking (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Camera matching is the process of accurately recreating a real world camera within a 3D program to match a source photograph or moving image sequence. It is a vital step in the process of creating photomontages.
Famous Quotes on Architecture
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Read them, love them, quote them, the often witty, the often cerebral, and sometimes even hilarious quotes of this book. Find the perpetual diamonds of wisdom and truth, while enjoying the rest.
Renata Project
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Renata Project is a new concept of city design and transportation. Remember; innovation doesn't have to be superimposed on a system that already exists. If we did, it would be unfixable.
Agra's Taj Mahal - India Travel Guide
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Inside the Taj Mahal book - - Short history of the Taj Mahal - How the monument was built - Architecture of the monument with its sandstone entrance, minarets & dome - Planning to visit? A few tips along with a list of Do's and Don'ts - Places to see in and around Taj Mahal in Agra - Taj Mahal in popular culture
Un mantello tinto d'inchiostro. Note sul ligneo San Carlino di Lugano di Mario Botta
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: Italian. Published: July 12, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Un modello ligneo e una città. Un grande modello di legno di una preziosa chiesa e una piccola, forse ancora incerta, città. Lo scontro tra queste due realtà, assolutamente indipendenti e autonome, apre un sentiero speculativo che merita di essere percorso, almeno per un mortale e legittimo senso di curiosità.
Der düstrer Mantel. Über den aus Holz gebauten San Carlino von Lugano von Mario Botta
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: German. Published: July 12, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Ein hölzernes Modell und eine Stadt. Das große Holzmodell einer hochgeschätzten Kirche und eine kleine, vielleicht noch nicht geformte Stadt. Das Zusammentreffen dieser beiden völlig unabhängigen und autonomen Wirklichkeiten öffnet einen Weg der Spekulation, und es lohnt sich, ihn zu verfolgen, wenn auch nur aus einer ganz menschlichen und verständlichen Neugier heraus.
My inky cloak. Notes on the wooden model of the San Carlino in Lugano by Mario Botta
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A wooden model and a city. A large wooden model of a valuable church and a small city that is perhaps still unsure of itself. The clash between these two completely independent and autonomous realities opens up a path of inquiry that deserves to be followed, if only out of a legitimate and very human sense of curiosity.
Building a Home in a Silo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The author found an abandoned, 50-year-old grain silo and made it into a 5-story round house. In this true story he tells his challenges and triumphs in completing this difficult task of transformation without any blueprints. Numerous photographs from the project are shown so the reader can visualize this unique building project.
14 Fun Facts About the White House: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
It is the house where the President lives and a symbol of the American Nation. How much do you know about the White House? Who chose the site for the original White House? What was the original name for the White House? Who actually built the White House? How many times has the White House been burned? How many floors does the White House have? Learn more about the White House in this book.
14 Fun Facts About the Washington Monument: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
The Washington Monument took over 50 years to build and it has stood for over 100 years. How much do you know about this magnificent monument. How thick are the walls at the base of the monument? Why is the Monument made up of two different colors of marble? Why is are there stones from other places in the monument. Find out more about the Washington Monument with these 14 fun facts!