I am very much a beginner having used vectorworks designer for basic survey drawings, room plans and interior elevations.
I now need to learn how to design exhibtion stands/trade show displays/custom booths.
I will need to do this in 2 different ways...
Firstly 'fully custom', meaning the panels and structures which will be created from wood flats in any variety of shapes and sizes, and clad with print, fabric or laminate.
Secondly, I will be using modular components, the supplier has given me elements as .vwx 'objects' (? Im not acutally sure of the correct term) and also sample layouts using these components, also .vwx files. I will need to move/remove/add components to tailor each design and then add custom images to the surfaces of these components to show the print/finishing.
For both I will need to output an annotated floorplan for each design as well as a 3D elevation.
I know there are a wealth of tutorials and information I can use to educate myself but I don't know where to start and need guidance so that I'm studying in the right direction e.g.
should I use spotlight version of vectorworks or a different stream
what tools, process, tutorial paths are the most relevant?
do i necessarily need a rendering add-on and if so is there a specific one I should focus on?
Thanks in advance,