Gradient Masks over AutoCAD with Photoshop

Updated onDecember 31, 2019inAdobe Photoshop

说到建筑展示板,CAD程序远远落后于预期,越来越多的人正在使用其他软件工具来创建满足他们需求的展示。Adobe的Photoshop和Illustrator是准备展板时最受欢迎的工具。如果你没有使用这些软件中的任何一个来增强你的展示板,那么你一定错过了一些东西。在这篇文章中,我们将看看一个最常见的效果建筑学生和插画家喜欢玩,但发现很难弄清楚:梯度蒙版。

Gradient Masks over AutoCAD with Photoshop

In order to blend both of the images, you have to export them in the same exact view. To capture both views you can use any CAD software offers, In AutoCAD and Architectural Desktop, you can Plot a Hidden Wireframe to a .tif file and Render to a .tif file format as well to get really high resolution images.

Gradient Masks over AutoCAD with Photoshop

Gradient Masks over AutoCAD with Photoshop

从CAD程序中导入这两个图像到Photoshop中,并将它们放在单独的图层上。通常我喜欢把线框放在阴影或渲染图像的顶部,但这没有必要按照我的喜好。

Gradient Masks over AutoCAD with Photoshop

Align the images by adjusting the Transparency Bar on the top Layer so you can see both images blended at the same time. Zoom in to match the Wireframe up against the Shaded or Rendered image. After the alignment, please remember to set the opacity back to 100%

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Gradient Masks over AutoCAD with Photoshop

After adding a Mask to the current selected Layer, use set the Paint Bucket tool to a Gradient tool and make any adjustments you see fit. The Color should be set to Black. You can always adjust the falloff of the gradient by double-clicking on the gradient drop-down.

Gradient Masks over AutoCAD with Photoshop

With the Gradient Tool set, select two points across the image and witness the gradient results immediately, illustrated example can be seen at the image above. If you increase the distance the falloff should be stretched and less drastic while decreasing the distance should create a dramatic falloff as illustrated to the right. Recommended to use the Shift key while drawing the gradient line in order to create a straight gradient.

The author is not a CAD expert nor a web genius. Just another guy spending too much time online. The tutorials featured here are meant for basic level understanding.

5 Comments

  1. Thank you for this tutorial!
    I have a question, do you know where I can find info about illustrator for architecture?
    Have fun
    Valeria

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