Enhancing Architectural Drawings and Models with Photoshop, 2nd Edition
By Scott Onstott
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: December 2010
Pages: 400

Scott Onstott brings together his extensive expertise and skillsas an architect, technologist, artist, and author in crafting thisbook, which is written in a clear, concise, and engaging manner andamply supported by numerous illustrations. Everything that you wantto know about how to use Photoshop for enhancing architecturaldrawings and models is in this book."
Lachmi Khemlani, Ph.D., Founder and Editor,AECbytes

Scott Onstott has a way with Photoshop and CAD—plain andsimple. In fact, his ingenious insight is somehow always presented'plain and simple' so that the average user can fully comprehendthe techniques he is trying to get across.? Scott's years ofteaching come into play here as he masterfully takes the readerfrom novice to expert as they traverse the pages of thisbook."
Lynn Allen, Autodesk Evangelist

Transform Your Architectural Designs into CompellingVisualizations with Photoshop

Turn your CAD drawings and BIM models into beautiful,professional productions—complete with video, animation, anddazzling 3D—with the step-by-step instructions in thisdetailed guide. You'll learn how to harness the powerful PhotoshopCS5 Extended toolkit to create presentations and visualizationsthat truly communicate design intent, impress clients, and winbusiness. Master all of today's current digital architecturepresentation techniques and quickly elevate your skills.

Inside this unique book, you'll learn how to:

  • Transform CAD plans and elevations into instantly readablefull-color diagrams

  • Stretch the literal photographic truth to present your design inthe best possible light

  • Craft interactive 360 panoramas and post them on yourwebsite

  • Extract people and objects from photos and add them topresentations

  • Import and render models made in many other 3D applications

  • Paint and filter 3D renderings and turn them into beautifulartistic illustrations

  • Integrate 3D object models inside architectural interiors andexterior models with photos

  • Build a simple 3D model as well as texture maps from a photo

  • Turn photos and 3D models into stereographic images viewablewith 3D glasses

  • Add artistic effects to video clips and animate layer masks toreveal routes on maps

Get extra inspiration from the examples in the book's full-colorinsert, as well as additional instruction from the video tutorialsand the project files on the DVD.

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