As the rendered image size is set in the Render Settings it may not be obvious which part of your model will be rendered. Turn on the Render Safe Frame (Document > Creative Imaging > Render Safe Frame) This displays a frame that indicates which part of the model will be rendered.
If you are using CineRender in ArchiCAD 18, you may start a new material from an existing one. You can have a complex colour with different layers. Click the button under Texture and choose Layer. Once in the Layer, you can click the Add Shader button and add as many shader types to create
Paint-01 is the default material for a lot of ArchiCAD elements however when viewing in 3D people have commented that it looks more like a dull grey The reason for this is lighting and shadows, very rarely do you get a pure white as it would be difficult to see in the 3D window However
If you have duplicated a material in the Material Settings (Options>Element Attributes>Materials…) and have changed for example its color, make sure you also change the rendering settings. Therefore click on the Button under Duplicate… select LightWorks Rendering Engine and click on the Button Match with Internal Engine. Otherwise you will miss the changed color in
If you are creating a huge render file using ArchiCAD or Artlantis, be sure to set the format options to JPEG. If the program stops working part way through you will not lose the render saved up to that point. Once completed, software such as Quicktime Pro or Windows Movie Maker can assemble the image