Autodesk VIZ 4 is a powerful real-time 3D design, modeling, and animation tool from Autodesk, makers of AutoCAD. The follow-up to 3D Studio VIZ 3.0, VIZ 4 now incorporates a previously separate program called Lightscape. Key new features include powerful lighting functions such as radiosity and global illumination, as well as a dramatically upgraded interface. This comprehensive guide describes the full range of VIZ 4's new capabilities and shows architects, mechanical and civil engineers, planners, interior designers, and other design professionals how to create 3D models quickly and intuitively.
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Getting to Know VIZ
Introducing VIZ Objects
Molding Standard Primitives with Modifiers
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