Enscape Visualisation for Rhino


Enscape Visualisation for Rhino

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    What is the course about?

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    This course will serve as an introduction to creating architectural visualisations using the Enscape plugin for Rhino. Enscape is a tool commonly used in architectural practices all over the world, and this course will cover the basics and share tips and tricks to create professional visualisations of architectural projects. 

    The course will examine Peter Zumthor’s Therme Vals building, and will follow steps required to produce an internal and external view, and a video fly through.

    What will you learn in each video?

    Enscape is a real time render engine for architects serves as a plugin to 3D modelling softwares such as Rhino or Revit. This lesson will examine what Enscape is, what it is useful for, and what we can make with it.

    Before importing any geometry into Enscape, there are a number of ways to prepare your 3D model for your scene. This lesson will provide helpful tips to setup your Rhino model for Enscape.

    This lesson will step through the Enscape toolbar.

    This lesson will examine the Enscape Rendering General Settings.

    The Enscape Viewport is how we view our Rhino model with lighting, materials and assets applied as a realist scene. This lesson will examine the interface of the Enscape viewport, and how to navigate your model inside it.

    Materiality affects light, so it’s a good idea to roughly get all the materials into your Esncape model before adjusting lighting and visual settings. This lesson will examine how to setup basic materials in Enscape.

    Photoshop can be used to assist in the creation of more complex custom materials in Enscape. This lesson will examine the process of creating custom materials, and aligning them in your model with texture mapping.

    This lesson will examine different ways to setup interior and exterior views of your scene between Enscape and Rhino.

    The Rhino Sun can be used to control the lighting conditions inside Enscape. This lesson will examine how to customize the sun to a specific location, and set it for both exterior and interior views.

    This lesson will explore how to add assets such as trees and people to your Enscape scene to add realism and scale to your image.

    This lesson will explore how to tweak the visual settings of your scene to adjust camera settings such as exposure, contrast and brightness, as well as environmental settings such as sunlight and wind.

    Sometimes we need to add artificial lights to create different effects in our scene. This lesson will explore how to create and customize emissive materials in Enscape.

    This lesson will explore how to setup views to export high resolution images of your final scene.

    We can add extra detail, such as backgrounds and landscapes to our image in Photoshop. This lesson will explore how to sue Photoshop to adjust your Enscape exports.

    As a real-time renderer, Enscape has a powerful video creation tool we can use in our scene. This lesson will explore how to create a flythrough path of your scene, and export this as a video file for a digital presentation.

    What are the learning objectives for the course?

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