Only a few days remain until Christmas is upon us, and to celebrate we have created this festive Christmas stocking. We hope you enjoy today’s tutorial and enjoy the festive spirit.
Using a series of different planes create the profiles of the stocking. Use a sketch picture as reference and an initial sketch to locate the positions of each plane.
To complete the end of the stocking use the dome feature to cap the flat face.
Create a sketch on the front plane – this will create the hook profile typically used to hang the Christmas stocking above the fire place. Revolve the profile, the parameters used was a revolved angle of 14 degrees in each direction.
Create another sketch on the front plane and offset the original hook profile created in step three. Use this offset profile to then cut-revolve with the same revolve parameters, this will then create the desired loop.
Add fillet of 0.5mm to the outer edges of the revolved loop. This will provide smooth edges as you would typically expect.
Wrap the snowflake block file previously used to enhance the detail of the main body.
Add split lines using another series of planes. This will enable different appearances and textures to be applied to the model through the rendering process.
Apply different appearances to the model within SolidWorks, this will make rendering in SolidWorks Visualize much easier if the import options are established to bring forth the appearance data.
SolidWorks Visualize Renders:
Using SolidWorks Visualize the following renders have been created:
Tips and Tricks - Dirty Decals Decals in SolidWorks Visualize are often used for applying logos, labels and signage onto products. This blog explores how decals can be used to give realistic defects, dirt and damage onto appearances that would otherwise...
This year, DEVELOP3D Live is being held on 20th March at the Warwick Arts Centre, Warwick University, Coventry, CV4 7AL. With over 30 exciting speakers, the event is a great way to get hands-on with the latest technology, advance your workflow and network...
SolidWorks Webinar Join us next Tuesday for an open session as we look at the importance of variant management and collaboration. You will see how SolidWorks MCAD and ECAD solutions will help you in designing product variants to achieve maximum efficiency...