chapter  1
Understanding Architectural Drawings . . . . . . . . . .
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THE FOUNDATION OF ANY 3D visual ization is the l inework found in its architectural drawings. Just l ike a contractor needs drawings to erect a bui lding, a 3D artist needs drawings to create a visual ization. Understanding a set of architectural drawings is crit ical to eff icient and accurate work in 3ds Max, and without knowing exactly how drawings are put together and what each component of a drawing indicates, a 3D artist is l ikely to spend a great deal of t ime trying to make sense of the madness that can be a set of architectural drawings.