Description
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
May 2, 2015
Duration
3h 10m
Description

Throughout these lessons, we will merge a 3D architectural rendering into a photographic background. Focusing first on our 3D workflow, we will go through several techniques in 3ds Max regarding material creation, lighting, and rendering. We will then move over to Photoshop and combine our 3D rendering with our photograph and take it through various stages, like blending our render elements, color-correction, weathering surfaces, adding 2D elements, and adding several effects to our composition. By the end of this tutorial, you will have learned a lot of useful techniques that will help you not only with your photo-compositing but also with your regular 3D workflow and post-production. Software required: 3ds Max 2014, V-Ray 2.4, Photoshop CC, Photolooks.

About the author
About the author

Pedro Torgal is a freelance 3D artist working in the architectural visualization field.

Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Pedro Torgal. I'm a freelance 3D artist working mostly in the architectural visualization industry. The projects I work on are usually 3D interior and exterior single-frame visualizations, but I've also worked on 3D architectural animations. In this course, we're going to render a 3D building in 3ds Max, and composite it into a photographic background using Photoshop. Some of the key takeaways from watching this course will include learning how to correct photo distortion and perspective in Photoshop in order to set up our photographic background, render a 3D object in 3ds Max that matches our background, and combine them in Photoshop, and also performing post-production, which will include blending render elements, color correction, and adding various details to our image. By the end of the training, you'll have learned how to combine 3D renderings into photographs, and also some useful 2D and 3D techniques that will allow you to improve your skills regarding the creation of architectural visualizations. I'm excited to work with digital tutors, and share these techniques with you. So let's get started with the first lesson.