Architectural Watercolors by Atelier Crilo

Atelier Crilo posted some architectural watercolor visuals recently that immediately captured my eye. I like this approach in general, and their use of AutoCAD layers in this case was specifically interesting. This is a traditional technique revisited with digital tools to produce architectural illustrations that have both the watercolor feel as well as some CAD drawing too. Enjoy this one!

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ARCHVIZ Workflow with Cristian Chierici / CC79

Pushing on with the exploration of the various workflows in Architectural Visualization, I’m presenting you today the work of Cristian Cherisi from CC79. Three works to be exact, ranging from mostly postwork towards mostly 3d. This is a mixture between both ends of the spectrum, while keeping the same end result style. Cristian presents us how he approached his latest 3 projects with examples. Enjoy!

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Non-Photorealistic Rendering (NPR) Approach to Architectural Visualization

Pushing on with the exploration of the various workflows in Architectural Visualization, I’m presenting you today with the NPR – Non-Photorealistic Rendering approach as made by Scott Baumberger. More along the lines of what Rafal Barnas showcased in A Unique Approach to Architectural Visualization, in terms of how much Photoshop is being used vs. actual 3d rendering, but specifically aimed at recreating the look & feel of traditional watercolor paintings (and other forms too)… just using digital tools to do so. NPR is more about expressive styles in visualization, distancing itself from photorealism.

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Photographic Approach in Architectural Visualisation

Lasse Rode did a remarkable job with his previous articles featured on this blog, and this time is no different. Following the publication of his &tradition renders, I asked Lasse if he can share more of his photographic approach insight to rendering. Although we all seem to compare rendering to photography in the end, I think you’ll learn a thing or two about how to get started with this in mind after reading this article. Enjoy it!

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