Thursday, 28 October 2010
Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Just published this new tutorial by 3rd year architectural student Nick Howlett. Its called 'Architectural Rendering with SketchUp and Kerkythea'. In this tutorial Nick shows us how to get up to speed with Kerkythea and produce a desirable result with as little fuss as possible.
Posted by SketchUpArtists at 13:09
Monday, 25 October 2010
We have reorganized our available download files into different categories. You can now download Google SketchUp,PDF,Photoshop and image files that are all related to our tutorials. Also, all our Google SketchUp Style files. Each file comes with a brief description, thumbnail image and how popular it is, so you know what you are downloading.
Tuesday, 19 October 2010
Friday, 15 October 2010
Thursday, 14 October 2010
Saturday, 9 October 2010
Adam Billyard has just announced the release of LightUp version 1.10. There are a few cool new features with this release, for example - New material attribute 'Shadow Catcher' for creating realistic drop shadows on your skybox background. New control to set Fresnel color on materials, so color can change based on viewing angle. New Ambient Occlusion shader supports color bleeding between surfaces. This are a few of the new features with this release. Click on the image to visit Adam's website and read more on whats new with LightUp...
Thursday, 7 October 2010
A recent interview by the Twilight Render crew with talented 3D Artist Eric Lay. Eric used Google SketchUp and Twilight Render to produce this really cool bit of art 'the electric chair' and winning image... talented guy Eric!
French Architect Jean-Luc Clauss has kindly contributed three new render styles in our Styles section, you'll like these!
Posted by SketchUpArtists at 16:59
Tuesday, 5 October 2010
The Pro version of Shaderlight for Google SketchUp has been released today, with all its extra lighting and resolution options ($199.00). This full release features Shaderlight's unique 'progressive' rendering system that enables users to see their image develop on screen as they continue to work inside Google SketchUp. You can trial the Pro version for 14 days or use the free version with less options.
Monday, 4 October 2010
Friday, 1 October 2010
This is part 2, and an extension to Majid’s ‘KT Fast Start 4Architects‘. In this tutorial Majid goes further into the more advanced techniques in making materials, understanding their settings and then using them as a saved templates which can be edited later to suit your needs. Click image to view full tutorial...
Posted by SketchUpArtists at 19:26
This week we are doing a Spotlight Article on Robin de Jong and his recently published book, SketchUp 7.1 for Architectural Visualization: Beginners Guide. Learn about Robin and his background and how he uses Google SketchUp. Robin will also be contributing a great tutorial for us and this can be found in our Tutorial section when it is published soon…