This will be a quick post, but I wanted to show another image that I have been working on. This illustration was put together to study the ground around the base of the tower. I wanted to iterate on some ideas I had for the landscape/hardscape relationship as well as...
As I continue to develop my Mountain Lodge Project, there are a couple of areas that I am using visualization to study the design a little more closely. One of the key moments is a bridge that connects the tower to the mountain side. I had envisioned this space to be...
Below is a sneak peak of my next project that I will be illustrating over the next several months. As with all of my projects, I have tried to setup several scenarios that I am interested in visualizing. For this project, specifically, the overarching concept is of a...
The Desert House Project is nearing completion and I have begun looking at how I can piece together the different images into portfolio spreads. Setting up these spreads help me to clarify what images still need to be generated to fill in the narrative gaps. They also...
I decided to go abstract with this latest post. With this set of illustrations, I have been studying the interior spaces of the Desert House. I tend to prefer interiors with minimal color and material, so I generated these studies as a way to force me out of that way...
Part 2 of this tutorial will break down the Photoshop side of this illustration. In terms of Photoshop complexity, this image is relatively simple and minimal in layers. However, I think it is a good example of how a compelling image can be generated with just a few...
Composing an Image
PSD Layer Management
Tips for a Perfect Sky
Sold out Crowd
Interior (Pool Rendering)
Site Plan Site Plan 2
Cutting out objects
Portfolio Vol. 5
In the works. Expected Release: 2018/2019
Portfolio Vol. 4
My latest portfolio released in 2016, Portfolio Volume 4 discusses new layout and illustrations/diagrammatic styles. Over 35 posts break down each illustration and explores ideas of composing and refining portfolio presentation techniques.
Portfolio Vol. 3
Released in 2014, Portfolio Vol. 3 builds off of Portfolio Vol. 2 by introducing a new workflow that includes Indesign to better manage page and text organization. New image styles such as x-ray illustrations and exploded axons are introduced.
Portfolio Vol. 2
Developed in 2007, this was my second portfolio created after grad school. The layouts are relaxed with the text playing an important role on many of the pages. Except for the thesis spreads, each project uses no more than 2 spreads to describe the project requiring a denser use of text and images in the layout
Portfolio Vol. 04
An 8.5″x 11″ architecture portfolio exploring architectural graphic representation.
Available in two sizes: 18″x 24″ and 24″x 36″. Museum-quality poster made on thick, durable paper with a matte finish. All posters are printed on archival, acid-free paper.
Available in two sizes: 18″x 24″ and 24″x 36″. All frames are wood, painted black, and are made in Los Angeles. The front protector is Acrylite, shatter resistant, and optically pure. The frames have a 1″ border and are not matted.