How to render in AutoCad ?

I'm not quite sure about AutoCAD 2012 but it will be quite similar to 2011.

  1. Step 1:

    Open your part in AutoCAD.

  2. Step 2:

    Choose line tool.

  3. Step 3:

    Make a line below your part.

  4. Step 4:

    Change the UCS so the line can be extruded in horizontal plane.

  5. Step 5:

    Under surfaces tab choose extrude and extrude it making the floor. Adjust it using Move gizmo.

  6. Step 6:

    Now go to render tab. We have to adjust some of the setting before rendering. First of all full shadows.

  7. Step 7:

    Now turn on the Sun for realistic shadows. Under material texture turn material texture on.

  8. Step 8:

    Adjust the time of the Sun.

  9. Step 9:

    Open material browser from render tab and apply floor tile material to the surface.

  10. Step 10:

    Apply plastic material to the body or whatever.

  11. Step 11:

    Adjust the model.

  12. Step 12:

    Now click on the arrow below the render button. Choose the setting of the rendering and then click render button.

  13. Step 13:

    The render window will open up and the rendering will start.

  14. Step 14:

    Here is my final result. Looks Good!