SketchUp is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural, interior design, civil and mechanical engineering, film, and video game design â€” and available in a freeware version, SketchUp Make, and a paid version with additional functionality.
Lumion is a powerful, easy, fun-to-use, effective architectural visualization tool that allows anyone to build a 3D environment and then create beautiful images, impressive video presentations, and live walkthroughs. It is the fastest way to pick up your 3D model and create a scene in a matter of minutes.
Photoshop on the other hand is the experts choice for image manipulation, graphic designing, photographic retouching, web designing, multimedia, and much more. Easy-to-use tools and features allow for multifaceted tasks to be accomplished speedily for sophisticated results in a fairly small time frame. Adobe Photoshop is extensively used by professionals when creating or manipulating images for use in print and web.
By the end of this course, trainees will be able to produce professional looking architectural renderings quickly and easy by the integration of Sketchup, Lumion and Adobe Photoshop.
Trainees will learn how to create model and use library items in Sketchup, Export the model to Lumion to create realistic materials and renderings or Post-Render directly via Adobe Photoshop.
Trainees will also learn how to create attractive architectural plans, elevations and sections as well as how to convert traditional day shot to a night shot via Adobe Photoshop.