Jeremy Kay is an incredible architectural illustrator. His work has been featured on RonenBeckerman.com and SketchupArtists.org. His design tool of choice?
In this podcast episode, I talk to him about his workflow, and share some tips on how you can create beautiful renderings using Sketchup and Photoshop.
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In this Episode
Next time someone questions whether Sketchup is a capable design tool, send them over to StudioJDK.com.
Jeremy’s unique perspective on design is breathtaking, and Sketchup allows him to quickly express his ideas without getting in the way.
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to create vibrant illustrations using Sketchup, you’ll learn a few tips in this episode that you can immediately use in your next project.
In this episode you’ll learn about
- The concept of illustrative design
- How to use Sketchup to compose your 2D illustration
- Using multiple exported images from Sketchup in the same render
- Insert detailed vegetation, clouds, and people using Photoshop brushes
- How Jeremy learned and developed his techniques
Links mentioned in this Post
- Ronen Bekerman Blog (Jeremy’s Tutorial)
- SketchupArtists.org Rendering Techniques
- StudioJDK (Make sure to check out his Architectural Visualization Gallery
- Rhino3D definition of NURBS (Rhino is a NURBS modeler)
- Maxwell Renderer
- Vue from E-on software
- VRay from Chaos Group
- GIMP (Free alternative to Photoshop)
- Wacom Tablets
- Color Drawing by Mike E. Doyle