Lumion 3D Cookbook

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  • Use Lumion's real-time lighting technology to bring your 3D models to life
  • Create and control the weather using Lumion effects
  • Discover how to set up special effects and use them to boost your projects
  • Learn how to create complex animations using layers and curved paths
  • Produce believable renders with camera effects
  • Benefit from the Global Illumination effect and other lighting elements in Lumion to produce beautiful interior renders
  • Organize your project with layers and manipulate the 3D models

Lumion 3D Cookbook is a practical guide filled with time-saving techniques and tested production tips to help you produce professional architectural visualizations in Lumion quickly and efficiently.

This book is packed with recipes covering everything from importing 3D models to lighting. The topics covered include adding special effects, working with materials, animation, terrain sculpting, realistic camera effects, and rendering. With this book, you will progress from an intermediate to an advanced level user with the help of detailed instructions which demonstrate the practical applications of Lumion's features to get you fully equipped to work in your own production environment.

  • Build spectacular architectural perceptions in seconds using real-time technology
  • Learn how to apply the inbuilt effects in Lumion to enhance your project to a whole new level
  • Bursting with practical examples, and simple, clear instructions to help you produce advanced visualizations with an expert level
Page Count 258
Course Length 7 hours 44 minutes
ISBN 9781783550937
Date Of Publication 19 Jun 2014


Ciro Cardoso

Ciro Cardoso is an experienced 3D artist and a trained author with an architectural background who started experimenting with creative software and 3D software back in 2000.

In 2005, he was running his own small multimedia business and worked on projects as diverse as graphic designing, CAD services, and architectural visualization; more recently, he started using Lumion successfully for high-end projects in more than six countries. He is quite literate with software in general, with extensive expertise with Maya, 3ds Max, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Lumion, Unreal 4, and Bentley MicroStation.

He is also the author of several books about Lumion and is now working in London.