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Architecture Rendering – Quick Realistic Grass in Sketchup (Tutorial)

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Sketchup Tutorial Architecture Grass Carpet

When talking about photorealistic architecture renderings, one of the key elements is the use of vegetation – simply to bring life your scenery… In this Sketchup tutorial I am going to show you how to create a quite realistic grass with the help of a good texture. So I do not use fancy fur plugins or other rather complex solutions (that without a doubt create very good results) but rather follow on a quick and easy apporach here to not at least present a solution with reasonable overall project and rendering time.   Read more →

Tutorial Architecture Rendering: Simple 3D Model + Photoshop

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Architecture Tutorial Photoshop

I am very happy to present you this time a tutorial on architecture visualization by Armir Shapallo and Dimitrios Kalemis from the  “PHORMIN – Architektur und Digitale Kunst” , based in Munich, Germany.

They describe their work for a competition which was actually published several times! Interesting is the fact that they worked with a quite simple 3D Model and put in more effort in the post production with Photoshop which gave them a lot of flexbility as they describe.

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Why I use Sketchup for Architectural Renderings

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Sketchup for Architecture Visualization

This time Pia was kind enough to share her experiences with Sketchup when it comes to architecture visualisation. Sketchup has become quite popular in our industry and Pia shares some interesting insights and useful tips for cg architects. Enjoy!

As a CG artist, I work with plenty of software during a normal day, but for now I am going to focus on Sketchup.

You may say: “Why Sketchup?” “Why not 3ds Max?” Let’s be honest. For my work, almost 90% of the time I use 3ds Max for making visualizations because of the industry standards, not a lack of features of Sketchup.   Read more →

Combine architecture rendering with hand drawn sketch effect

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Tutorial Merge Architecture Illustration and Hand Sketch

This time we like to share with you  a beginners tutorial from Megan about merging a sketch effect with your architecture rendering of an interior scenery. Enjoy it!

With growing impact of technology architectural renderings have become increasingly digital. This transition has been positive as it can save time and provide an increasingly realistic view of a final product. With all of the benefits of digital rendering, hand rendering is becoming a lost art.   Read more →

Post Production of 3D Architectural Rendering with Trees and People Entourage – Gimp Tutorial

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This Gimp tutorial about architectural visualization was created by Janedo. Enjoy it!   Read more →