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Promotion Week with Free Download and Special Offer

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We have added four new collections with cutout plants to our product portfolio. Therefore we want to celebrate this launch with you from January 26th – 30th, 2015 with a nice free download of 16 cutout plants (commercial use allowed) PLUS some unbeatable special bundles with nice discount – only this week!

Check it out:

http://www.tonytextures.com/cutout-plants-for-architectural-visualization/

Update: “Open ArchiVIZ pack” 1.1 now with Cutout Plants

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The “Open ArchiVIZ pack” goes down well! That’s reason enough for us to come up with a smaller update. We always wanted to add more free architectural entourage, textures and graphics so look forward to this update.   Read more →

Lighting Architecture Interior Scenes with HDRI Images (3DS Max + VRay Tutorial)

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HDRI 3ds MAX Step by Step Tutorial Lightning

Image based HDRI lightning compared to alternative techniques

There are a variety of lighting techniques to use when creating an exterior light source for architectural interiors. Some artists like to use a standard direct light while others prefer a simulated sun and sky, such as the v-ray sun. While both of these methods are effective, I find that the lighting produced lacks the subtle imperfections and variations of reality. The most realistic lighting can be achieved by using image-based lighting.   Read more →

Photoshop Tutorial: Pimp 3D Architecture Rendering with Textures, Billboard Trees and People

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Sometimes, we don’t have time to produce a realistic architectural Illustration and all its effects completely in the 3D environment, therefore I often use Adobe Photoshop in the post process to add some effects.

For this tutorial I want to start with a rendering I created in Lumion 3.0, but at the end it does not really matter which animation or rendering software you use, because I want to show you my step-by-step post processing approach of an architectural illustration in Photoshop.   Read more →

Free Download: 5 Texture Photos of Gully- and Manhole Cover etc.

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State-of-the-art architecture renderings look often times like a real photo and it sometimes hard to find out that it is a computer generated image. But how do you recognize that you look at a simulation of architecture instead of a real photo? Often times it is more an intuitive feeling maybe because the rendering simply looks too clean – somehow not natural.   Read more →