Saturday, February 17th, 2024 Posted by Jim Thacker

Tutorial: Design Futuristic Architecture Using Blender

The Gnomon Workshop has released Design Futuristic Architecture Using Blender, a detailed guide to concept design for entertainment, recorded by Creative Gear Design founder Leo Li.

The workshop provides just under six hours of video training in Blender, Quixel Bridge and Photoshop.

Discover a complete 2D-to-3D concept design workflow based around Blender
In the workshop, Li shares his process for designing a futuristic laboratory suitable for use in entertainment projects like videogames, motion graphics, animation or visual effects.

His 2D-to-3D workflow is based around open-source 3D application Blender, which is used for 3D modeling, texturing, landscape design and lighting, with a final paintover in Photoshop.

However, the underlying design principles can be applied to any software, with the workshop emphasizing the art of storytelling through architectural design.

As well as the technical aspects of the work, Li explores how to balance visual impact and functionality to create designs that are not only stunning, but conceptually rich.

About the artist
Leo Li is founder of Creative Gear Design, a concept design studio serving AAA game development projects.

His credits include Far Cry Primal, Watch Dogs 2, Watch Dogs: Legion, Off The Grid, and an unannounced project for Tencent, as well as projects for Tesla and Exosapien Technologies.

Pricing and availability
Design Futuristic Architecture Using Blender is available via a subscription to The Gnomon Workshop, which provides access to over 300 tutorials.

Subscriptions cost $57/month or $519/year. Free trials are available.

Read more about Design Futuristic Architecture Using Blender on The Gnomon Workshop’s website

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