Performing Arts Render Tutorial

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Make Revit Drawings Prettier

Hello Huskies,

Are your Revit drawings hard to read? This tutorial from the Revit Kid will help you clean up some of your drawings in Revit. This tutorial down below will help you export drawings for 2D line work.

Also, Autodesk University has a full presentation that would help you make your Revit workflow smoother. The presentation is  called Autodesk® Revit® for Presentations: Graphics That “Pop.”

You can watch these videos to help your Revit drawings nicer. Hope these videos will help you.




Photoshop Tutorials to Instantly Make Your Architecture Drawings Better!

Hello Huskies! This post is about Photoshop and how to improve your skills with the software!

For anyone who is not familiar with the photoshop interphase, this tutorial is a basic instructional method to importing your PDF drawings to photoshop the correct way. Don’t kid yourself! You will use photoshop for the rest of your life if you are continuing with architecture.

For anyone who wants to make interesting renderings and model photos the right way, check out this tutorial. It gives step by step instructions on what to do and how to execute.
Make your architecture sections look pretty using Photoshop using this tutorial!

Add more light into architecture images using this photoshop tutorial or using the IES lighting! This photoshop tutorial is useful for adding lights to sections or renderings.

This Photoshop website has an inventory of really great tutorials for using the photoshop tools. Also great for making model photos and renderings more interesting using photoshop.

Psdbox is the ultimate website for photoshop enthusiasts. This website has a variety of tutorials for beginners to advance users. Has amazing tips for users that can be essential to making great model photos and renderings! Also, your portfolio can really benefit from this website for aesthetic purposes. If you are looking for Photoshop specifically for architecture, look at Deprocess for the source.

The-Orange-Box is a cool website that has a lot of essential plug-ins for photoshop.This includes a free seamless texture generator!

I hope these sources were very useful! Thank you!


Websites for Photoshop Brushes (useful for portfolio or rendering)

Hello Fellow Huskies!

I hope you are doing well in all of your classes. I’m coming with you with some essential Photoshop brushes that can enhance your model photos, renderings, and portfolios if used right! Here are the links down below!

  1. Inventory of brushes from Psdbox.
  2. The 60 best free Photoshop brushes from the Creative Bloq
  3. Awesome brushes from Hongkiat!
  4. 100 Awesome Photoshop Brushes Sets You Should Have
  5. 83 Awesomely Abstract Photoshop Brushes
  6. Photoshop particle brushes
  7. Paint on trees in your PDFs using these trees brushes.
  8. Grass photoshop brushes
  9. Grunge Brushes
  10. Everybody loves clouds
  11. Just in case you like to smoke… your fireplaces within the buildings, here are some flame brushes.
  12. Overall inventory of brushes

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CG Architect and Rendering Resource Website

Hello Huskies!

Are you interested in learning how to render or improve your rendering skills? Keep reading, because I have the links to direct you! For a lot of your projects, rendering can really take a project to the next level, because it conveys the concepts that are trying to be expressed in a realistic attempt. For all of you that don’t know, VRay is definitely a well known render engine that is used by many software such as Rhino, 3ds Max, and SketchUp. This is a great post for anyone who is starting out in Vray using 3ds max!

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Also, for aspiring CG architects, check out Evermotion for its abundance of free tutorials and resources, Design.tuts for all things art and design, Visualizing Architecture for helpful architecture tips and Ronen Bekerman for anyone interested in the CG architecture industry.

Overall, these websites are really great to improve your portfolios and rendering! I hope this is helpful for you!



Technical Drawings CAD blocks and Resources

Hello everyone, and welcome to H.A.R.S again!

Here are some websites for all things free! If you are looking for technical details for detailed drawings, click Arcat, Apacad, Engstandards. These websites provide free CAD blocks and DWG files to use.  You can also click here for the list of resources for technical design/drawings.

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SketchUp sites to improve modeling

Hello everyone,

Here are some SketchUp Resources that may be useful to you!

If you are new to Sketchup Pro, this is the official site for SketchUp .

Sketchup artist  has provided a whole list of blogs that people can use for learning software and visualization techniques.

Master SketchUp, Designer hacks,  Sketchucation has great inventories of tutorials for you to utilize has a great inventory of tutorials for you to utilize.

Ronen Bekerman’s blog is really good for architecture visualization This link provides tips to increase productivity in SketchUp.

For anyone who is looking to learn Vray for Sketchup, here is the official site for Vray. Vray for SketchUp from chaos group.

Hopefully, these resources will be useful to you! Enjoy!




Advanced Revit Tutorials: Conceptual Massing


Hello fellow huskies!

As you may know, Revit is a powerful software for architects that many firms incorporate into their workflow. For those who do know about Revit, and want to improve their skills in Revit, these tutorials may be helpful for you to use. Enjoy!
Design Reform website has an inventory of advanced tutorials for Revit users.
Architecture Concepts is a great youtube channel to help you learn complex modeling methods in Revit.

Jeremy Roh’s channel is very useful for any complex modeling in Revit, because some of the videos can help your skills progress.  If you are interested in Rendering with Revit and Photoshop, here is a tutorial that might be helpful.
If you prefer a written tutorial for learning conceptual massing in Revit, use this tutorial from Revit Clinic or the Revit Structure workpress blog


I hope these tutorials are helpful for you!



Youtube Videos for Architecture Visualization

Hello Huskies!

For anyone interested in learning how to render without having to use VRay or any other render engine, this post is for you! If you want to improve model photos and renderings in photoshop, check out this very helpful tutorial at the ARQUI9 Visualization channel! There is a video that blow your mind to another dimension. This great photoshop tutorial from Vyonyxtv of how you can change two simple forms into a whole render. Take a look

Gradinar Razvan has a channel that explains the process of composition in Photoshop, which can be beneficial for anyone who wants to make amazing renders the right way. Another great channel is Photoshop Architect that specializes in making super awesome renders using only Photoshop and a basic SketchUp drawing. Check it out! Finally, the last channel is for the VRay users who wants to use Photoshop to take their renderings to the next level. Check out Korinho23‘s channel!

I hope these Youtube Videos and channels will inspire you to go beyond what our architecture instructors teaches us. May your renders change the game! Thank you and stay in tune for the next post!