• Bauhaus Archiv

    After some fooling around with abstract, parametric and generative toys, here is a rather more conventional archviz project, the latest in a series of reconstruction of existing architecture–this time the Bauhaus Archiv in Berlin. Originally intended for Darmstadt, the building was replanned and built in 1976-79 by Alex Cvijanovic and Hans Bandel based on an …

  • Unwrap help!

    As suggested in the headline, I have a problem and I need some help. I’ve been all set to migrate from Max 2014 to 2015 and am actually keen to try some of the (now not too) new tools and┬átake advantage of the viewport improvements. In fact, I would have migrated months ago if it …

  • Crystal Experiments

    I will be back with some traditional archviz (after the Kongresshalle and the Neue Nationalgalerie, time for another Berlin project). But in the meantime, here are more frivolous experiments with some of the plugins that make 3ds Max a joy to work with. This time I played with Aaron Dabelow’s amazing DebrisMaker script. Germ crystals …

  • The Secret

    Well, there is nothing very secret about The Secret. I just saw these great experiments by Peter Guthrie and thought I would have a go at it. Technically, the focus of the images is the water, which was done using a PhoenixFD Ocean texture (you can get it by installing the PhoenixFD demo) and inputing …