Painting Light: Exterior Glass

Painting Light: Exterior Glass

  Not everyone has the capabilities to render huge models with a ton of lights. I am one of those people where more times than not I have to manually add light to my illustrations because I don’t have the computing power. At first, this method can seem...
Adding Depth Via Fog

Adding Depth Via Fog

I thought I would pull another move from the Bob Ross play book. He was always great at creating depth in his paintings by saturating and darkening the elements that were closest to the viewer and then lightening the hills and mountains further off in the distance....
Photoshopped Landscape Tutorial

Photoshopped Landscape Tutorial

  The illustration in this tutorial was used for a competition that another student, Jeff Kruth, and I worked on a few years ago in grad School. The video explains the work flow used to add tall grass to an otherwise dull Kerkythea rendering. Some important...
Depth of Field Tutorial

Depth of Field Tutorial

  Adjusting the depth of field is an easy way to punch up many types of architectural renderings. I have been using this technique for a while now and have applied this concept to final presentation illustrations, model pics, and my graduate portfolio. There are...