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Photo Studio Tutorial Reflection and Shadow

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16

Introduction:This tutorial is to illustrate the processes of making object reflection and shadow effects by using CATIA V5 R16. At first, the creation of a simple box was shown by Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16 the step-by-step screenshots. Follow by the Photo Studio Workbench setting to prepare the shooting for the reflection and shadow effects. At last, custom selection of the material properties will determine the final outcome of the shooting.

This tutorial (CATIA-Photo Studio 1) is the first edition, may be revised in future.

This tutorial was made with the purpose of knowledge sharing only. Do not use it for any commercial intention at all time. Distribution of this material is highly recommended and any feedback should be addressed to johnlkc@gmail.com. For more tutorials please visit http://sites.google.com/site/johnlkc/

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Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Start a new part and name it as you like.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 3

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16On YZ plane, draw a Centered Rectangular with Height 300mm, Width 340mm.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 4

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Pad the sketch to 40mm.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 5

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Make some fillets.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 6

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Edge fillets.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 7

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Shell the body with no faces selected to remove.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 8

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Sketch a rectangular on the front face of the box.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 9

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Pocket the sketch with Up to next type.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 10

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Insert a new body, name it as LCD or any other name you wish.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 11

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Create an offset plane by refer to the Boxs front face, plane direction is facing inward.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 12

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16On that offset plane, click Project 3D Elements icon and select the Boxs front face.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 13

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Select one of the lines of the outer rectangular, go to Edit Auto Search, the whole rectangular 3D element will be selected. Then delete it, only left the inner rectangular.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 14

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Pad the sketch, the pad direction must be facing inward. In the Length box, Right-click, choose Edit Formula.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 15

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Click the Offset Plane once, then select the Offset Value (=2mm). This is just an example of using formula. You may alternatively key-in 2mm if already understood how formula works.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 16

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Assign an material to the LCD Body, for instance choose Gravel 1.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 17

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Go to materials properties, Rendering Tab Texture Tab. Click the Box besides Image Name, and choose the User Interface image (jpg, png, gif, etc..) you want to use on the screen.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 18

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Click the Gravel 1 material tree once, you will see the Compass attached to it.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 19

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Double-click the compass, play with the Rotation Increment value until you get like shown.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 20

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Drag the image size to fit it to the LCD size, play with compass to adjust its vertical position.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 21

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Double-click the Gravel 1 tree again, uncheck the UV links, then play with the Scale U value.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 22

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Go back to PartBody (Right-click + F), notice that the Compass is not in its default position .11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 23

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Move the cursor to the Compass Centre (will change to cross-like arrows), drag and drop it to the small coordinate system at bottom right. This resets the Compass orientation.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 24

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Now make some design for the box, you may skip this step if you wish.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 25

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Pad the sketch and dress up the buttons with edge fillets.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 26

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Insert a new body named Ground.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 27

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Offset a plane (XY plane), use formula to get 1/2 of the Boxs height as the plane offset value.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 28

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16The plane should look like this.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 29

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16On the plane, choose XY plane, sketch a big rectangular with 3000 mm width and height.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 30

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Pad it with the pad direction showing downward.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 31

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Apply material to the Ground body, choose Mirror material.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 32

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Go back to PartBody (Right-click - define in work object), apply Dark Grey material on it.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 33

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Start a new Photo Studio Workbench, name it and save it. Under Window, tile vertically the 2 documents, then drag and drop Laptop Part to the Photo Studio Laptop Product.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 34

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Turn off the light sources.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 35

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Create a Directional Light, adjust the light position and direction as shown. Use Quick View orientation to help you adjust the light.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 36

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Create a Camera.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 37

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Right-click Camera in the tree, choose Properties, go to Position Tab, Check the Update Box. This allows the camera view to always update with the current view.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 38

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Create a Shooting, select the Camera and Light. Choose the image size you wish.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 39

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Render the Shooting, click Render Single Frame. This will take some time to render the image.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 40

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16The rendered image has reflection but doesnt has shadow.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 41

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16Go back to Laptop Part Document, Right-click Mirror tree, play with the Light Tab properties to get a different image . You may need to try several times on here.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 42

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16To adjust the shadow properties, Double-click Light 1 tree, go to Lighting Tab. Adjust the Color and Intensity to get a desired shadow. You may need to try several times on here.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 43

Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16After you get the satisfied rendering image, save it as any image type you wish. Tutorial ends.11-Nov-08 Photo Studio Tutorial - Reflection and Shadow 44

The end:This tutorial may not perfect in describing the method to create reflection and shadow for an object, but I hope you can learn something from here. Dassault Systems CATIA V5 R16

I eager to receive either compliments or complaints from the reader, please feel free to contact me via my email.

Thank you for reading.

This tutorial was made with the purpose of knowledge sharing only. Do not use it for any commercial intention at all time. Distribution of this material is highly recommended and any feedback should be addressed to johnlkc@gmail.com. For more tutorials please visit http://sites.google.com/site/johnlkc/

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