Tutorial - Rendering Part models in SolidWorks?


Here is the tutorial.

  1. Step 1:

    Start SolidWorks and open the model to render.

  2. Step 2:


  3. Step 3:

    Check the Photoview 360º.

  4. Step 4:

    Click Edit Scene.

  5. Step 5:

    Align the Floor. Click OK.

  6. Step 6:

    Click Appearance, Scenes and decals.

  7. Step 7:

    Under scenes select the scene.

  8. Step 8:

    Select the face to apply appearance and then click appearance icon.

  9. Step 9:

    Select face to apply appearance to face.

  10. Step 10:

    Select all faces on which to apply appearance.

  11. Step 11:

    Click Appearance scenes tab.

  12. Step 12:

    Select the type of appearance.

  13. Step 13:

    Again select the part. Click appearance icon.

  14. Step 14:

    Select body to apply appearance to the body. Since we have already applied appearance to some face so they will be excluded.

  15. Step 15:

    Select the appearance for rest of body.

  16. Step 16:

    Now selecting the rod.

  17. Step 17:

    And applying apperance to its faces.

  18. Step 18:

    Click OK.

  19. Step 19:

    Repeat the steps for applying apperances to other part.

  20. Step 20:

    Click Options.

  21. Step 21:

    Change the render quality and size here.

  22. Step 22:

    Now press F9 or click Hide FeatureManager.

  23. Step 23:

    Zoom to fit or press middle mouse button. Click Final render.

  24. Step 24:

    And we have render. Click Save Image to save it.


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    Thanks! This is great for a beginner like me :)

    October 26th, 2017 10:54