Rendering AutoCAD Drawings in Photoshop
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Rendering AutoCAD Drawings in Photoshop

Learn how to colorize any AutoCAD drawings inside Adobe Photoshop step-by-step with this easy-to-follow course.
4.3 (56 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
4,514 students enrolled
Created by Youssef Zidan
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 21 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will learn how to Render any AutoCAD drawing inside Photoshop
Requirements
  • You should have basic knowledge about AutoCAD
  • You should have basic knowledge about Adobe Photoshop
  • You should have Adobe Photoshop and Autodesk AutoCAD installed on your PC
  • I will be using Photoshop CC and AutoCAD 2017 but any earlier version will be OK.
Description

Welcome to Rendering AutoCAD Drawings in Photoshop.

Where you will learn how to convert a CAD floor plan into a beautiful colored one.  

My name is Youssef Zidan, Graphic designer and I will be leading you through the course,  

I graduated from Faculty of Fine arts as an Interior Designer but soon transitioned to Graphic Design where I found my passion.  

I worked as a Graphic Designer for more than 5 Years, then I started teaching in local institutes, after that I thought it will be great to share my knowledge online, Where I found my second passion which is Teaching.  

I designed this course to teach you how to convert a CAD floor plan drawing to a beautiful colored layout.  

By the end of the course you will be able to render ANY kind of CAD drawings not just floor plans.  

We will start our journey in AutoCAD, I will teach you how to export your drawing with the right scale and extension in order to open it inside Photoshop, where the fun begins.  

We will start by learning the tools and options we are going to use, then we will learn some useful techniques like how to make a seamless pattern, using gradients, blending modes and much more, after that we will use what we have learned to make our final Design.  

The ideal students for this course are Graphic Designers who wants to learn a new skill, or of course Interior Designers and Architects.  

You need to have a light background in Photoshop, if you have a background in AutoCAD that will be great but not necessary, because in our course we will be focusing inside Photoshop.  

i will be using Adobe Photoshop CC and AutoCAD 2017 yet, any closer version for both Software are OK.

Feel free to watch the free lectures, and I will look forward to see you inside.  

Who this course is for:
  • Interior Designers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Architects
Course content
Expand all 27 lectures 01:16:29
+ Preparing The AutoCAD File
3 lectures 05:28

Filling any Gaps inside AutoCAD.

Preview 01:04

Talking about AutoCAD Unites.

2- AutoCAD Unites
01:58

Plotting out Plan to a PDF file to import it inside Photoshop.

3- Plot
02:26
+ Working Inside Photoshop
22 lectures 01:07:59

Importing the PDF file inside Photoshop with correct options.

1- Importing the PDF file
01:47

Talking about the Three main Options we're going to use during this course.

Preview 01:01

Talking about the Selection Tool we're going to use.

3- Selection Tool
02:14

Coloring by Solid Color Option and understanding the Layer Mask.

4- Solid Color
03:35

Some tips to easily adjust your work.

5- Easy Modifications
01:14

Discussing the Pattern.

6- Pattern
02:23

How to make a custom Pattern.

7- Making a Custom Pattern
03:04

Making a Complicated Pattern.

Preview 02:39

Another example of how you can fix a complicated pattern.

9- Fixing a Complicated Pattern
02:33

Back to our Floor Plan and give it some Textures. 

10- Rendering Textures
02:42

Fixing some issues manually using the subtract options.

11- Fixing Issues Manually
03:53

Talking about Gradient.

12- Gradient
03:33

Using the Gradient in some Examples.

Preview 03:24

Using Gradient to make reflection effect.

14- Making Reflection with Gradient
01:56

Discussing Blending Modes.

15- Blending Modes
02:48

Starting giving our plan some depth by Global Shadows.

16- Global Shading
05:47

Making the Local Shading in Furniture.

17- Local Shading
08:11

Making the Global Highlight.

Preview 02:01

Making the local Highlights

19- Local Highlight
04:02

In this video i will show you another technique of making the Depth Effect.

20- Another Depth Effect Technique
03:14

Mixing and matching the two depth technique that we've learned.

21- Mixing and Matching
03:52

Using images to make the final retouching.

22- Final Retouching
02:06
+ GoodBye
1 lecture 01:15

Final Thoughts.

1- Goodbye
01:15