Great article on The purpose of architectural renderings and what's involved in the process:
While architectural renderings have been around for many centuries, computer-generated 3d architectural renderings is a relatively new field still in its infancy. If you do an Internet search for 'architectural renderings', you could easily pull up a hundred thousand results on the topic. The sheer number of results can be overwhelming. In this article, I will try to answer some of the most common questions regarding this field as well help people's understanding of this process and art form.
- My Background
- Who Does This Work?
- Who Purchases Architectural Renderings?
- How Do You Learn 3D Architectural Renderings?
- What Programs are Involved?
- Differences in 3D Programs and Overall Image Quality
- Operating Costs for Artists and Rendering Company Owners
- Architectural Rendering Costs
- A LunarStudio 3d Animation
- Outsourcing Graphics and Architectural Rendering Work
- The Future of 3D Architectural Rendering