Enhance architectural projects with Lumion using Packt’s new book and eBook

June 2014 | Cookbooks

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Lumion 3D Cookbook, a practical guide that will help readers build spectacular architectural perceptions in seconds using real-time technology. The book is out now and available from Packt in print and all the popular eBook formats. The print book is 297 pages long and is competitively priced at $38.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $23.99.

About the author:
Ciro Cardoso is a 3D artist and a training author from an architectural background, who started experimenting with creative software and 3D applications back in 2000. In 2005, he started his own small multimedia business, working on projects as diverse as graphic design, CAD services, architectural visualization projects, and web designing using Lumion for multimillion-dollar projects. His area of expertise includes Maya, 3ds Max, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, Lumion, Unreal Development Kit, and Bentley Microstation.

Lumion is a powerful architectural visualization that helps users create 3D images and video presentations. It uses real-time 3D technology and optimized 3D models for any complex and challenging task to provide a new level of usability.

Lumion 3D Cookbook is a step-by-step instructional guide packed with recipes that will train readers to use the real-time lighting technology of Lumion to bring their 3D models to life. This book will teach designers how to create complex animations using layers and curved paths.

The book will train readers to organize and manipulate 3D models and later help them understand Lumion features for a fully equipped production environment. It is dedicated to all Lumion users; although basic knowledge of Lumion, to build 3D models, is required.

The book consists of the following chapters:
Chapter 1: Importing Inside Lumion
Chapter 2: Placing Models
Chapter 3: Manipulate and Control Your Scene
Chapter 4: Constructing Your World
Chapter 5: Controlling the Weather
Chapter 6: Working with Lumion Materials
Chapter 7: Special Effects
Chapter 8: Getting Realism with Real Camera Effects
Chapter 9: Non-Photorealistic Effects
Chapter 10: Bring Your World to Life
Chapter 11: Creating Videos
Chapter 12: Rendering
Chapter 13: Lighting

Packt is one of the most prolific and fastest-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books now focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows them to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.

Lumion 3D Cookbook
A practical guide with over 100 recipes to enhance Lumion Skills

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information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/lumion-3d-cookbook/book

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