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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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21.6.2013    11810×  
applies to: Inventor 2014 · Inventor 2013 ·

See also:
Tip 12314:How to display OBJ models including textures in A360?
Tip 12178:Modelling 3D knurling - e.g. knurled surface of a control knob.
Tip 11464:How to make a fast Inventor Studio animation without rendering?
Tip 9842:Interactive cloud viewer for 3D CAD data in Autodesk 360.
Tip 9228:How to create a knurled surface in Inventor?

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