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Photoshop Combined With Hand Architectural Sketching Helps Art Direct Final Digital Architectural Renderings

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Circular rooms can be particularly difficult to visualize. To study this casino resort entrance lobby, we treated the drawing more as a section than a rendering, making sure to show the connection between the porte cochere and the separate entrances to casino, hotel and retail areas of the resort. With less than 6 hours to communicate the concept behind the room, we used a combination of quick hand architectural sketching and fast Photoshop gradients and collages to get our ideas across. As you can see, this left no time for careful selection trimming, but the crudeness helps add energy to the image and makes it clear to the client we are not trying to create a finished digital rendering. As a further bonus, the drawing makes provides a platform to continue testing details, like the laser -cut metal panels visible at the upper edge of the ceiling.

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