It’s time to foray into some new software again. I’ve heard lots of good things about Enscape 3D rendering, and finally decided to give it a try. I’m finding it a joy to use, and for visualizing designs, especially interiors, it does a splendid job. It’s one more tool I can add to my repertory, […]
The release of the new version 3 of V-Ray for Sketchup has taken a bit of effort to incorporate into my workflow. There are many changes in how V-Ray handles materials the net effect of which has made large swathes of my existing models obsolete. On the one hand, the render engine that uses video […]
Here are a variety of interior renderings I’ve completed recently, mostly done for helping the clients confirm finishes and design. They were all modeled in Sketchup, and rendered with V-ray. I really get a kick out of the wow! factor when a client sees a completed rendering.
Here’s a brief behind-the-scenes look at the variety of information that I can start out with when I begin on a project. These are three recent projects for which I prepared renderings, and before each finished rendering, I have included an image of the base information from which I began my work. This first project […]
I’ve been working on a fun side-project in my spare time recently. I’ve been tasked by a certain task-master (read: wife) to get a chicken coop designed pronto. While I would also have fun building it, using a contractor neighbor whom I’ve worked with before made the most sense. I had already worked out a […]