Render in AS 2014-SP2 Stand alone
There is a rendering option in Advance steel 2014 SP-2 Stand alone
You must first create your preferred materials by selecting the Materials icon. Render-1.jpg
Select” Create new material" and navigate to the folder where you keep the images. Render-2.jpg
Name it and selectOK
A New material dialog box appears
Select the material you just created (Steel-1) from the list on the left and click the "Apply to object(s)"
Select the objects, choose the lighting you prefer. Render-3.jpg
Select the Render icon which will bring up a Render dialog box
Select the Save image button then the Render button. Render-3.jpg
Select the Realistic Visual style to view your results.
Play around with the lighting and materials until you accomplish your desired results. I have exaggerated the lighting and materials for your viewing.
Note: You can also use the Render tools that AutoCAD has to offer.