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Photoshop para Arquitectura 4ed

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A few days ago, we ended the fourth edition of the Photoshop for Architecture Course, organized by SMD and an&.

During the the workshop, Ana Ortiz and Andoni Pombo teach the students how to prepare panels for presentations, post production of plans and sections and post production workflows for render images, all of it using efficient and easy techniques in Adobe Photoshop.

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During this fourth edition, we also had the chance to have breakfast all together in the lab, helping us to know each other a bit better.

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We would like to thank all the participants  and An& for being at SMD lab enjoying a succesfull workshop!

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You can also take a look a the results obtained during the workshop in our Flickr gallery

Photoshop for Architecture 3rd Ed

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Last week, we finished the third edition of the Photoshop for Architecture Wks, organized by SMD and an&.

During the the workshop, Ana Ortiz and Andoni Pombo teach the students how to prepare panels for presentations, post production of plans and sections and post production workflows for render images, all of it using efficient and easy techniques in Adobe Photoshop.

As with other editions, the course is focused on how to manage big files with a lot of layers, effects and blending modes to be able to understand the basic structure of a file; for later on focus on produce stunning images from very basic renderings using efficient Photoshop workflows.

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We would like to thank all the participants  and An& for coming to SMD lab and enjoy with us another wonderful workshop!

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An example image produced during the workshop,showing the workflow from a very basic rendering to a winter scene. In this edition, participants have learned how to apply different atmospheric conditions and how to simulate water effects, among others. Pictures and Post produced images courtesy of an&. PhotoshopForArchitectureSMD_BeforeAfter

You can also take a look a the results obtained during the workshop in our Flickr gallery

 

Rhinoceros3D workshop @ COAC Escola Sert

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After three intense days, yesterday we finished a Rhinoceros3D workshop in Escola Sert @ COAC Tarragona.

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During the 24h of the course, we have been covering topics of architectural modeling and basic rendering inside the Rhino environment. The workshop has provided the participants the knowledge to create and edit 2D and 3D geometries and be able to start working with more advanced surfacing tools, that can be implemented into their own design workflow.

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The workshop, that has been divided into three days was focused on how setup this efficient workflow from the 2D architectural drawings to a basic rendering that could represent a project, using a combination of software  Rhino – V-Ray – Photoshop, learning tricks and shortcuts to save time during the whole process.

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Also, we would like to thank the students for their commitment and passion during all the days and the Escola Sert for organizing the workshop and inviting SMD as tutors.