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    Cyburbian cellophane's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by mendelman View post
    Nice! Though, I'm disappointed by no Kit.
    good call. ill find a kit next time i do one =p


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    Quote Originally posted by cellophane View post
    i gave these to a client a while back. they were to give them a sense of the building and were not intended to be photo-real or anything like that. both done in sketchup.

    http://img132.imageshack.us/i/marcusbuilding3.jpg/

    http://img189.imageshack.us/i/nobles...uilding03.jpg/
    That is fantastic. There needs to be more architects like you out there.

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    Quote Originally posted by Rygor View post
    In the "Haven West" one there is a lonely black guy dressed in simple clothes looking in from outside the wall in the alley. I wonder if the renderer was trying to make a social statement.
    Aye, but it's not about loneliness.
    "Mohawk hide pointed scalpel behind back. White man, go West to Haven."

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    Deceiving

    I always tell applicants the the Planning Commission or Council is going to ask if they are go to provide everything that is shown in the renderings. They don't like to be deceived. So if it's not part of the project, don't show it.

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    Quote Originally posted by Rygor View post
    That is fantastic. There needs to be more architects like you out there.
    I personally like the A-team and Batmobile.
    I have a local sign company that always puts Steve Martin in all his renderings.

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    And where are the piles of dog doo? A realistic rendering would have to show a couple dogs doing their business and the owners looking nonchalantly away before walking off, leaving a steaming pile.
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    I think the "fashion" poses come from fashion magazines or the newspaper ads. They are copied and resized to match the location in the perspective as needed. Also, if you do just the outline, it is very quick, no need to select proper clothing colors, or possible conflicts with building/background colors, and it's harder to prove plagiarism.

    Howard used to be one of my favorite renderers.

    Exagerated yellows and blues are apparently the "in" coloration now.

    Still see balloons and flags for ambiance.

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    There also seems to be a distinction in my mind between renderings that go for the photorealistic look and are usually done entirely in a 3-D rending program and more stylized takes where people are transparent, the lighting and backgrounds are post processed in photoshop, and there is a stronger collage sense about the rendering.

    I find that the latter of these images are the ones that take the most liberties with reality, usually in respect to the fact that so many people would be doing something like hanging out in a plaza beneath a bridge or making creative use of abstract site furnishings.

    I like the hand renderings because they are very honestly deceptive about their cartoonishness. I wouldn't expect a place to look like a hand rendering. In Photoshop, flowers are in bloom all the time and garbage does not exist.

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    A couple from my office. Be honest.

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    Quote Originally posted by steel View post
    A couple from my office. Be honest.

    #1

    The bottom half of the sculpture(?) can be an additional bike rack.
    Suggestions for the top half?

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    We have an on-going project where an airport land use committee member commented that a plane could "veer" off it's fly zone and crash into our project's urban core. We created a street section just to illustrate that could never happen

    follow me on the twitter @rcplans

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    Post of the WEEK! The longer you look at that the more details you notice and the funnier it gets.
    People will miss that it once meant something to be Southern or Midwestern. It doesn't mean much now, except for the climate. The question, “Where are you from?” doesn't lead to anything odd or interesting. They live somewhere near a Gap store, and what else do you need to know? - Garrison Keillor

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    This one is worth a thread bump.

    Ho hum, typical hotel pool area. Don't you hate it, though, when you're trying to catch a few rays and some Sports Illustrated swimsuit model starts posing suggestively in front of you and blocks the sun? Most annoying.


    People will miss that it once meant something to be Southern or Midwestern. It doesn't mean much now, except for the climate. The question, “Where are you from?” doesn't lead to anything odd or interesting. They live somewhere near a Gap store, and what else do you need to know? - Garrison Keillor

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    Quote Originally posted by Dan View post
    Just for once, I'd like to see a rendering with:

    * A same-sex couple.
    * An interracial couple.
    * A skateboarder.
    * A trustifarian hippie.
    * Hipsters.
    * Rednecks.
    * Goths
    * A doughy guy with a neckbeard wearing a science- or Linux-related t-shirt.
    * A woman in an abaya (excepting renderings for projects in Dubai).
    And now I found one, in this article about "Portfoliopolis". Granted, they're ghosts of a happy couple, but progress is being made.

    Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell. -- Edward Abbey

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    Its difficult to sell reality.
    Looking for Sanity
    In this Crazy Land Of Ours

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    Quote Originally posted by craines View post
    Its difficult to sell reality.
    I think you meant to say: "It is dificult to sell reality to infantile, shallow cretins".
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