Book Review: Mastering Piranesi

9 Jul, 2006 By: Ron LaFon

Excellent how-to manual will assist new and veteran users of this popular rendering and visualization software


Piranesi, from Informatix Software, is a deservedly popular and very capable 3D rendering and visualization tool that offers a wealth of features. Behind its relatively simple and easy-to-use interface, Piranesi has tremendous depth of features and can produce a remarkable range of effects. Mastering Piranesi, authored by Bonnie Roskes and authorized by Informatix, is an extensive new guide written for novice and experienced users of Piranesi 4.  Read more >>p>


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