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


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. (more…)

3ds MAX and VRay Tutorial: Basic daylight interior visualization for beginners – Render like a photographer


This is Kanak and I want to explain you here exclusively on how you can easily set up a daylight interior scenery in 3ds MAX by using VRay rendering engine with a bit of Photoshop correction of the RAW rendering afterwards.

I would love to call my approach rendering through the eye of a photographer. I think this is the best way for you to learn how to render without knowing a thousand of parameter. I will go through following steps to explain my method: (more…)

How to cut out a water fountain – Photoshop Tutorial

How to cut out a water fountain in Adobe Photoshop

How to cut out a water fountain in Adobe Photoshop

To bring life to a rendered architectural scenery, you sometimes need a nice water fountain. For examle for hotel animations or urban public places.

A common approach is to render your complete scenery and add all decorating elements like cutout persons, plants and also a water fountaine in the post process in Photoshop. But therefore you first need already a masked cutout water fountain. In this tutorial I would like to show you an example how to cutout water quickly. (more…)

Photoshop Tutorial: How to create a perfect Cutout Tree via Color Range


Cutout trees are necessary for nearly every outdoor architectural scenery. They bring live to your architectural visualization and support the viewer to get a feeling of the building proportion or scale. This tutorials will show you how to create a perfect cutout tree in Photoshop.


Free Photoshop Carpet Texture Generator

A carpet texture is not used that often in modern architectural visualization, but if you think of office interior design a plain carpet may come into play.

By the help of this free Photoshop Carpet Texture Maker you can easily creat various of carpet types on the fly. The .psd file should give you a start for your own types of variation.

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Photoshop Tutorial: How to create a tileable building texture

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This tutorial will tell you step by step how to create a building texture in photoshop. We set the focus on a quick and efficient way to find a good balance between the needed time and the quality of the texture. (more…)