Being able to create a good looking reflection in water is a basic skill, not just in the field of architectural visualization. Although it is possible to create and render reflections in water in the 3D program, it’s often quicker to create them in Photoshop. Creating a convincing mirrored reflection on any water surface is the topic of this Photoshop tutorial. [Read more…] about Photoshop Tutorial: Create Water Reflection for Architectural Illustration
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. [Read more…] about How to cut out a water fountain – Photoshop Tutorial
You mostly will first create a day scene from your architectural visualisations. But sometimes afterwards you need a night scene to set the focus on the impression in the evening or night. This often is imporant for buildings like a theatre, opera or even a stadium.
Therefore I will show you a quite easy method to tur a day scene to a night scene. [Read more…] about Photoshop Tutorial: Turning a scene from day to night
I just stumbled on the Photoshop Tutorial “How to Apply Textures to Uneven Surfaces” at psd.tutsplus.com. The used technique is very interesting to see the possibilities how to best work with textures in Photoshop.
The tutorial sets the focus on the adaption of uneven surfaces and comes with a video tutorial as well.
Especially for interior architectural visualizations you need high quality textures for furniture. A stylish designer couch will pimp every interior scene and can be found in nearly every rendering.
To give your rendering the final touch you need a high quality leather texture. This tutorial will show you how to create a realistic leather texture in Photoshop: [Read more…] about Tutorial – Leather Texture in Photoshop