Saturday, December 22, 2012

In this second video I have defined more the lines of the house, adding shutters, a stone texture for the new chimney, detail to the front windows, some bushes and a new fence, video.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Adding a wrap-around porch to a house

In this video you will learn how we can start drawing a wrap-around porch in a small house. We will find the horizon line and the vanishing points, using a photograph under tracing paper, video.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

How to draw texture on bedding material

In this video we have worked in showcasing texture on the bed, separating visually the pillows from the bed cover, video.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Discussion on high and low horizon lines

In this discussion we are analyzing the differences between a high and low vantage point in this bedroom and we discuss what areas we focus on each of the two scenarios, video.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Understanding details on a bathroom cabinet

In this video you will learn how to draw better drawers and how to show that drawers and doors could be opened, video

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Locating figures in a reception area

In this video we discuss the importance of adding figures to our scenes, making sure that they relate to the Horizon Line, video.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

How to render easy geometric shapes

Most design renderings usually have combinations of these simple geometric shapes. Let's review how shadows affect a cylinder, a cone and a sphere, video.

How to draw a recliner

In this video you will learn how to draw a recliner, making sure that the vanishing points are kept in check, video.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

How to represent textures

In this small video you will learn how to represent effectively textures and shadows over an area rug, and how to create highlights and texture on a coffee table, video.

Sunday, March 25, 2012

How to draw windows

Quite often we overlook how to draw a window in a perspective with enough detail to show how it operates. Take a look at this video that will show you how we can quickly add more detail to our windows, video.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

How to work with Adobe Photoshop on rendering

Rendering using Adobe Photoshop can be very fun, especially if you are looking to work with reflections and highlights, video.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

How to draw shadows on a floor plan

Figuring out how to do our shadows properly in a floor plan can take some practice. Take a look at this quick trick that will allow you to situate most of your shadows correctly, using tracing paper, video.

How to render stone

Creating interesting a stone wall that looks three dimensional in an elevation can be challenging. In this video we will cover how to work with our shadows and lineweights, video.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

What is an elevation?

Quite often as we start to study interior design, we get confused on what is an elevation and what is not. In this demonstration we are showing how an armchair and a circular table can be drawn in an elevation, and will show some common mistakes that can happen,  video.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

How to render a brick wall

In this demonstration you will learn how to render a convincing brick wall on an elevation, video.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Working on a sofa design with a lamp

In this video we worked on a sofa design with a lamp behind, making sure that it looked soft and comfortable. Drawing the edges well is especially important, video.

Working with reflections

In this video we discuss how to work with a highly reflective floor; the window frames appear on the floor but in reverse, right under the floor grid, video.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Giving depth to an elevation

In this video you are going to learn how to give some depth to a bookcase with some open cubbies that otherwise would look flat on an elevation,

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Starting a perspective of a living room

In this video demonstration we are going to learn how to start a perspective of a living room, from the ground up, video. Notice how we started with the bare walls and how the furniture footprints were added on the floor and then vertical lines were added.