3D magazine (render)

How to make a 3D magazine render

  1. Step 1:

    Make a coversheet using photoshop or other picture editing software. Store it in the same directory as the saved 3d files.

  2. Step 2:

    Start a Solidworks sketch and insert the image produced, using the "sketch picture" command

  3. Step 3:

    Use the inserted sketch and dimension a rectangle to fit the image. Than extrude the sheet 02mm (paper thickness). The inserted image will disappear.

    With the linear pattern command, create a magazine (for example 40 or more pages)

  4. Step 4:

    Use the decal option to add the saved cover image to the top of the model (magazine)

  5. Step 5:

    Make an assembly, and stack some magazines on top of each other and render...

  6. Step 6:

    Any changes in the coverpicture, will be visible in the 3d model/assembly when opened again.