Tagged: Autocad 3D

AutoCAD 2D And 3D

Those of you new to Autocad will often ask the main difference between the 2D and 3D functionality of the program. It was first released in 1982 as an MS-DOS application, and since then has developed into the large, complex program we know today, becoming the world-leader in CAD, or computer aided design, programs. As such Autocad initially created only 2D drafting drawings, but in 1992 AutoDesk introduced its brand-new 3D modeling engine. And in the last few releases this has become increasingly complex and powerful. Both sets of functions exist within Autocad but there are two separate workspaces for...
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Illustrator Clipping Mask

To cut out images in Illustrator involves a technique called a Clipping Mask. First we need to place an appropriate image involving a few simple steps. From the File drop down menu on the top right of the interface, we select Place, upon which a dialog box opens offering several options. We now browse to where our image is saved. Several types of file format can be placed into Illustrator, but probably the most common one would be the JPEG format, used for importing pixel-based bitmap images. We can then trace around the image, as in the case of garment...
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