Create a professioal architectural visualization with Lumion3D using Packt's new book and eBook

February 2014 | Architecture and Analysis, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Getting Started with Lumion 3D, a practical beginner's guide that helps readers to understand the concepts of modeling, texturing, and rendering using Lumion3D with the help of step-by-step examples. The book is available for $39.99 and is now available in all the popular electronic formats for $16.14.

About the Author:

Ciro Cardoso is a Portuguese 3D artist who has successfully used Lumion for multi-million dollar projects. He has been producing 3D graphics for professional organizations and companies since 2005. His list of personal clients covers countries such as the United Kingdom, Portugal, the Netherlands, and Africa with numerous projects ranging from graphic design work to 3D visualizations. Apart from his work as a 3D artist, he also does voluntary work teaching SketchUp and CAD to youngsters.

Getting Started with Lumion 3D helps users to start creating architectural visualizations in Lumion by introducing them to additional tools using step-by-step explanations. This book will also help readers to start modeling using SketchUp if they do not have experience with 3D modeling.

This book is an easy-to-follow guide that progresses from novice level discussions to intermediate level usage, and finally provides experts with important tips and tricks. Readers will also learn how to prepare a CAD drawing to model, navigate the camera in the editor, create seamless textures including normal and alpha maps, and much more.

Getting Started with Lumion 3D covers the following topics:

Chapter 1: What is Lumion?

Chapter 2: Preparing the Scene

Chapter 3: Creating Materials

Chapter 4: Working with Lumion

Chapter 5: Building the Environment

Chapter 6: Preparing the Render

Chapter 7: Post Production

This book is ideal for designers who want to start performing architectural visualization, improve their workflow, and learn techniques to get the best out of Lumion. For more information, please visit the book's page at: http://www.packtpub.com/getting-started-with-lumion-3d/book

Getting Started with Lumion 3D
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For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/getting-started-with-lumion-3d/book

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