McNeel announced that Penguin,
non-photorealistic rendering for Rhino, is shipping. The
suggested retail price is US$/€195. Educational pricing
is available for schools, students, and faculty. A special
introductory price of US$/€129 is in effect until
September 30, 2003.
brings a new clarity to early design communications,”
explains Fran Montero, Penguin Product Manager. “Now
designers can accurately communicate ideas and concepts
without a finished model and without adding details that
are not relevant early in the design process.”
and cartoon style rendering
style rendering simulates pencil, ink, chalk, pen marker,
and watercolor. There are configurable parameters for the
wavy or straight lines and control over line width, intensity,
and color. Texture fills can be used to simulate pencil
sketches and watercolor. Users also can define their own
texture fill styles.
style rendering has three shading levels (highlight, base,
and shadow) with sharp transitions. The silhouette, border,
and crease edges can also be rendered.
can also select a background image and control antialiasing.
is available from more than 500 Rhino resellers worldwide.
Penguin’s suggested retail price is US$195. There
is a special introductory price of US$/€129 until September
30, 2003. Educational pricing is available for schools,
students, and faculty. English, French, German, Italian,
Spanish, Czech, and Japanese language versions are included.