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    Hi All - I am in search of a designer that can do these kind of renderings. See the attached. Is this VisualCad? Any help would be helpful and that way I can look for the correct type of artist to do some drawings for my company.

    Thank you in advance!
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      In my experience, images like that typically start with a complete 3D engineering model (assembly) of the product. Current manufacturing techniques require such models. The type of software in which they originate is currently available from AutoDesk, Solidworks, PTC (Creo), and others. It's fully capable of outputting the type of accurate material and surface detail (as well as the 'sectioning'), seen in your example, but many engineering models never (have to) go that far, seeing as the aesthetics of the rendering are typically secondary to mechanical accuracy and the manufacturing-input characteristics modeled. Furthermore, most engineers I know wouldn't take the time to go that far unless there was some benefit to his/her own interest in one process or another. More often, a graphic artist picks up on it at some point and uses the model and/or its parts to build a graphic like your example.
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      • #4
        Thank you for your response! Now how would I find someone to do these types of drawings? What kind of title would someone have that can do this?

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        • #5
          Also a breeze to accomplish for any graphic designer who can competently use all the tools in Photoshop 5.5 and greater ...

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          • #6
            Look for a "Technical Illustrator". They work off of blueprints and photos and or the product. Ask to see their samples before hiring. We have a Classified section here if you want to place a post there.

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