Posts Tagged ‘shading’

Making your whites whiter – Paint-01

19 November 2012 Jonathan Breen 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Tip of the Day

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

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Simple Shadow Diagrams

16 October 2012 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 15, ArchiCAD 16, Tip of the Day

ArchiCAD has the ability to create some very good looking Shadow diagrams very simply. First Go to your 3D window Settings ( View > 3D View Options > 3D Window Setttings… ) and turn on Sun Shadows Next go to your Parallel Projection Settings ( View > 3D View Options > 3D Projection Setttings… ) Set your view

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