Good morning folks! We are trying to make some shaded views of our models to make some posters. Some of the files are transparent so you can see internal parts. When we make a shaded view the quality is pretty bad(useless). Lots of messy tesselated tringles show randomly. There must be a trick to getting a good shaded model. I can export a model to eDrawings and it shades perfect so I know its possible to get a good shaded view. I cannot use eDrawings because we need a white background. Any ideas?
Thanks Gerald Lanz Teledyne Brown Engineering Huntsville, AL
WF2 190 ATI Fire GL 3100 PTC certified XP, 3gig ram
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I've used Photoshop to do a great job with transparency. Create one image with the external parts on and a second with the external parts off. The trick is to make sure the model does not change apparent size. Component Display or Style states can be used to ensure no change takes place. Then bring the two images into a single photoshop image with the to-be-transparent material overlaying the opaque material and adjust the transparency to suit. If desired, one can bring in many image elements and give them any of numerous effects. Backgrounds can be changed, neon effects added, color corrections made. Try Photoshop Elements - free trial