SFA-48 Object Visualization

The Faculty of Interior Architecture / Product Design
2nd Year, sem 2, 2022-2023 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 1C+1L | ECTS Credits: 2
Study of Form and Ambience
Course Leader:
conf. Andreea Iosif
Teaching Staff:
Mihai Chisărău
Learning outcomes:
This series of courses and practical seminars illustrate the fundamental means of describing and visualizing forms using a specialized rendering software. By the end of the course the students will have acquired the skills necessary to compose, light, texture and render a scene with the focus on presenting a design product in an efficient and professional manner.
Module 1 1. Introduction and interface, 2. Basic modeling and editing notions including modifiers; 3. Cameras and lights – basic notions and common settings; 4. Material Editor and structure. Shaders; 5. Test – a simple model. Module 2 6. Individual theme launch – The presentation of a design product. Each student will choose a design model which will be presented through visualizations by the end of the semester; 7. Project work – import, scaling and positioning; 8. Composition study of light. Natural and artificial three-point lighting techniques; 9. Project work – final lighting and assessment of work; 10. Texturing. Common material properties; 11. UV mapping of objects and sub-objects; 12. Project work, final texturing and assessment of work; 13. Project work. Test rendering and post-processing; 14. Final presentation and final assessment with interactive feedback on digital projection
Teaching Method:
Hands on computer work with guidance and theoretical explanations using digital projection.
Weighted average of the tests (25%) and final examination (75%) The final grade is conditioned by at least 2 feedback sessions with the teacher.
Website: https://stufonote.wixsite.com/cgimincu/copy-of-vizualizari-de-arhitectura Autodesk Suport: http://knowledge.autodesk.com/support "Learning 3DS Max" from Autodesk Learning Channel (youtube.com): https://www.youtube.com/user/3dsMaxHowTos/playlists?view=50&sort=dd&shelf_id=23 http://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/academic-resource-center