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How to make a grass or soil material in Inventor?

A - answer For design and presentation of exterior products (kids monkey bars, pools, garden equipment, etc.) you may need to show the model in terrain or in terrain sections - with grass and soil.

The material (appearance) library in Inventor already contains several suitable materials, including the neccessary textures. You can fiind them in the section "Sitework" - see Grass, Dirt.

An example of applying the marked materials for a pool rendering:

and the IPT model

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applies to: Inventor 2014 · Inventor 2013 ·

See also:
Tip 9842:Interactive cloud viewer for 3D CAD data in Autodesk 360.
Tip 9228:How to create a knurled surface in Inventor?
Tip 8862:Error on publishing iPart to your library in CC (external dependencies).
Tip 8800:How to set diamond plate material in Inventor?
Tip 8553:Import SketchUp files into AutoCAD (SKP-DWG).


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