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Painting light: Exterior glass
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Painting light: Exterior glass

Alex Hogrefe, a well known 3D creative from Boston, MA wrote this amazing tutorial on ‘painting light: exterior glass’. Check out his RenderThat portfolio and his website as well. Not everyone has the capabilities to render huge models with a ton of lights. I am one of those people where […]

Interview: Bartosz Domiczek
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Interview: Bartosz Domiczek

A few months ago Bartosz Domiczek won our project ‘We had our mo[nu]ments’. Now we asked him some questions about himself, his amazing work and his opinion of the rendering world. What is your current occupation? I currently divide my time into architecture and computer graphics (which are mostly overlapping […]

Simple lamp in 15 minutes
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Simple lamp in 15 minutes

In this Tutorial I will show you how to model a simple lamp. You will also be introduced to realistic light setup and materials. Step 1 First of all we need to model the lamp. Let’s start with the base. Create a Circle and change its direction to XZ to […]

Making Movie Posters
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Making Movie Posters

Industry Insider Tomasz Opasinski tells us more about what it’s like to design eye-catching feature film, show and game posters in 3D Can you describe your typical working day designing posters? It truly is an amazing job! It’s great to see how a creative brief takes shape into an image […]

4 Tips for better Architectural Visualizations
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4 Tips for better Architectural Visualizations

Here’s a small list of things that I consider important when doing photorealistic visualization (especially architectural ones). Tip 1 – Do not use 100% black or 100% white colors The explanation for this is very simple. To ‘show’ an object’s volume you need to have highlighted areas, shaded areas and […]

Making of: IKEA Style
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Making of: IKEA Style

A few months ago we informed you about “The IKEA catalog rendering secret”. We asked Vladimir Bolotkin, a great 3D visualization artist from russia to explain how the IKEA style is made. He replied with the making of of an award-winning scene: Eventually by having more spare time I have […]

Making Of: The Race Day
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Making Of: The Race Day

It’s Saturday, Tutorial-Day at RenderThat, nothing unnormal on first sight, but today we got something special for you! Peter Nowacki, a CG-Artist who lives in Warsaw [Poland], wrote a fantastic Making Of for you, in which he explains how he used 3DS Max, vRay, Photoshop and After Effects to achieve […]

Contest Results – iWatch
Contest

Contest Results – iWatch

RenderThat started a contest called “design and render the upcoming iWatch” a few weeks ago. The short description of the contest read as follows: “Everyone is talking about the new iWatch. How will it look like? Will there be buttons or is it a 100% touch-interface? Will it be curved […]