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SketchUp + Photoshop: Digital Watercolor Renderings in 3 Hrs

Render your SketchUp models quickly and with a great digital watercolor technique using a SketchUp to Photoshop workflow
Scott Baumberger
202 estudiantes matriculados
Be able to quickly create compelling architectural illustrations using only SketchUp & Photoshop.
The instructor will show not only show you how to use these techniques, but explain why to use them - giving you a deep understanding of the illustration process.
Use the provided SketchUp file or follow along with your 3d model to create a "digital watercolor" in just a few hours.
All additional 2D and 3D assets and entourage are provided so you have everything you need to get started.

Are you ready to start creating beautiful and engaging watercolor renderings from your SketchUp models using simple Photoshop techniques? If so, this is the only course for you on Udemy.

Check out the course details below for more information.

What You Will Do In The Course

Create a “digital watercolor” in just a few hours!  Arch Viz professional, Scott Baumberger, walks through the process of how to make effective and beautiful architectural visualizations utilizing only SketchUp and Photoshop to produce a simulated watercolor technique.

  • The course will cover setting up a SketchUp model for efficient exporting, lighting, layer management, digital painting, and composition techniques, as well as strategies for incorporating feedback and revisions efficiently. 

  • The course is hands-on, walking you through the workflow from start to finish.

  • You can either utilize the SketchUp model and entourage provided, or you can follow along with your own 3D model. 

Why Use This Technique?

Sometimes our clients are not ready for photorealism. Maybe it is because the design is still in the conceptual phase, or just out of personal preference. This kind of technique can also be more conducive to quick iterations. Perhaps you are already an expert in SketchUp and just need a quick, easy and cheap way to add some life to your models. Whatever the reason, Scott offers the definitive course on how to take your SketchUp models from a basic modeling look, to a stunning watercolor rendering that is sure to engage the viewer.

Notes On The Course

  • Instructor and co-Instructor will be available to answer questions in the Q&A section of the course as quickly as possible.

  • The project files are available for download, so this course is very hands on (plus, free models for you!!!)

  • Satisfaction Guarantee – This course has a 30 day money back guarantee. You can seek refund through Udemy for any reason during that time.


Scott Baumberger

Scott has been doing renderings for over 20 years, and in the design and architecture industry even longer. He is the founder and owner of Baumberger Studio and has done renderings for many of the biggest architectural firms in the country. He has also been been featured prominently on many important industry websites (cgarchitect, ronenbekerman, etc.) teaching his unique approach and workflow to arch viz. In addition to photorealistic renderings, Scott has also become known for his trademark digital watercolor technique (also known as NPR, or non-photorealistic) as shown in this course.

Adam Zollinger

Adam has been an arch viz professional for 15 years, in addition to several years as a draftsman and designer in the architectural industry. He is the founder of learnArchViz, a website dedicated to educating aspiring arch viz artists in the techniques and software that they need to succeed in the industry. As of this year, Adam has been able to teach about 70,000 students from all over the world with his digital learning courses. He has successful training courses in 3ds Max, V-Ray, Photoshop, Unreal Engine, After Effects, Lumion and more, all specifically catered to the needs of the arch viz community.


Introduction and a little background


Review goals of the rendering and steps involved
Setting up the SketchUp model for exporting
Adding 3D entourage to the SketchUp model
Exporting from SketchUp to Photoshop


Getting started in Photoshop
Render the building in Photoshop - Part 1
Render the building in Photoshop - Part 2
Digital Painting Part 1- Sky
Digital Painting Part 2 - Trees and Grass
Digital Painting Part 3 - Glass
Digital Painting Part 4 - People
Adding cast shadows
The "wet street" effect in Photoshop
Add watercolor washes and textures
Final adjustments

Incorporating Revisions

Strategies for incorporating changes to the illustration
You can view and review the lecture materials indefinitely, like an on-demand channel.
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