Making of “Douro Valley”

For the first making-of feature of 2020, I’m very happy to present eleven’s “Douro Valley” project behind the scenes! eleven is a young London based studio founded by Aneta Gesiorska and Joana Maduro, and this is their studio’s inception work. Lots of good stuff in this one, which also serves as a field guide! Enjoy.

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Making of Hangzhou Normal University

Shared this week on the blog showcase by Angelo Ferretti and immediately captured my attention. This is one of the most photographic renders I’ve seen in a long time! Big thanks to Angelo & Silvia for arranging this making-of so fast so we can all enjoy their process.

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Globe Plants Bundle 18 Released

Globe Plants released bundle 18 with a focus on Ornamental Grass. It includes 15 common ornamental kinds of grass for gardens and general landscaping purposes with 108 unique models that come with many forms that can be used for many of your scenes.

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Making of A45 Cabin

Radosław Kielak, from PICTURA studio, shared the A45 Cabin project on the blog’s Facebook Group and I’m very happy to introduce his Making of A45 Cabin here! Lots of good stuff going on here with Cinema 4d and Corona Renderer as the main tools of the trade. Enjoy.

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Customizing Textures for ‘Post-Digital’ Visualizations

Working in architecture over the years, Ryan Canning found that he’s often unable to find the exact material he needs for an image (really!), ending up manually adjusting one in Photoshop. Fast forward one year, and he built this tool that can help with Customizing Textures for ‘Post-Digital’ Visualizations called Architextures Create after learning web development as a hobby.

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Corona Renderer 6 for 3ds Max & Cinema 4D Released!

Chaos Czech released Corona Renderer 6 for both Cinema 4D and 3ds Max, with a new sky model, new lens effects, new library materials, UvwRandomizer to avoid texture repetitions, and a new adaptive environment sampler. Many more things under the hood! Cover image by The Craft.

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Globe Plants Bundle 14 Released

Globe Plants released a second, Tropical Garden oriented bundle. It includes 15 common shrub and tree species used in Tropical garden and landscaping purpose with 91 unique models that come in many forms for you to use in your scenes.

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The Making of Island House with Blender

Pawel Pecherzewski showcased his Island House with Blender visuals not long ago and today he dives into the waters (pun intended) and shows us what you can do with Blender as your main tool of the trade. Also using Cycles, MAXTREE, and more.

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