Tech Roundup: February 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 2/19/15 10:44 AM  |  1 min read time

February may have the fewest days of any month, but that doesn’t mean we’re giving you any fewer tips to make the most of your Vectorworks software.

This first video teaches you how to decrease your rendering time when designing with fluorescent lighting. Instead of using the traditional line or area lights, you can get the same visual effect by applying a glow texture to surface objects.

[youtube]http://youtu.be/cl06px2Ot6M[/youtube]

Next, learn how to adjust the reflectivity of plant surfaces to give your trees and shrubs a realistic look from both up close and from a distance.

[youtube]http://youtu.be/SbVkVQ91Eug[/youtube]

And remember to contact tech@vectorworks.net or reach out to @VectorworksHelp on Twitter with all of your technical concerns, and subscribe to our Youtube channel for more videos like these.

Topics: Education, Fluorescent Lighting, Planet Vectorworks, Plant Textures, rendering, resources, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks, 3D Modeling

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