updated interior rendering

Sometimes I go back to old renderings and see what I can do to make them better. It’s common with deadline and budget constraints that I can’t do everything I had in mind to do with a rendering, so it’s nice to review a project at my leisure and see what I can do for “next time.” With this rendering, I was fairly pleased with the lighting and the model, but I wasn’t totally happy with the view, some of the materials, and the render quality.

I tweaked all of  those for this revised image. The white splotches on the ceiling near the door are gone, the furnishings are more visible, and the lampshade is more translucent: