• Architect Special Interest Group May 2019

    In this session, we looked at cameras: activating and deactivating cameras, using cameras to create viewports, and copying cameras from one file to another.

  • Landscape Special Interest Group November (am) 2016

    In this session we continued with our Getting Started sessions for landscape. We looked at site models, site modifies, adding retaining walls, adding missing models and adding hardscape areas.

  • SST_1609 – Quick Concept Modeling

    Vectorworks has the tools and commands to quickly create a concept model. But we want mode than just a few elevations, we need to know if the main site can be subdivided, how large the project can be, and how much it might cost to construct. In this manual we…

  • cadmovie_1609-08 – Quick Concept – Part 8

    Creating A Camera View – We need to create a perspective view, and the Renderworks camera is one of the quickest ways to achieve this. The camera view can control the perspective, the depth of field, and the rendering type.

  • cadmovie_1607-08 – From 2D To BIM – Part 8

    Creating A Perspective View – You can use your 3D model to create as many plans, sections, elevations, and perspectives views that you require. To create a Perspective view it is easier if you use the Renderworks Camera tool to do it.

  • SST_1510 – What’s New in Vectorworks 2016

    Every year we get an upgrade to Vectorworks. Usually we get a few exciting features, some features that don’t look very exciting but a very beneficial, and many small corrections to existing tools. This year is no different. For Vectorworks 2016 we have five major new technologies: Energos Project sharing…

  • Vectorworks Tip 353 – Camera Effects – Depth of Field

    The term depth of field describes how much of your photo will be in focus. The camera tool now allows you to control how much is in focus using Depth of Field. But the way that controls how much is in focus is to do with the aperture of your…

  • Vectorworks Tip 350 – Setting Up a Perspective Section Viewport

      If you create a section viewport and place it on a sheet layer, you are limited to using a 1-point perspective. If you want to show a 2-point perspective, you should place the section viewport on a design layer, use a camera to view the section, then use the…

  • podcast 180 – Using Cameras with Viewports

    You can use a Renderworks Camera to create a viewport. This makes it fast and accurate to edit the view, and it makes it easy to duplicate viewports and edit the view.