The Architectural Visualization industy (Archiviz) is continually growing. As new buildings, highrises and houses are being built, CG artists are in demand to visualize them. If you're a blender hobbyist, and you're looking for a way into the industry, archiviz may get your foot in the door. Archiviz isn't just about making buildings. It's also about photorealistic materials, using light to convey emotion, balancing a scene using harmonious elements and breathing life into a static scene.
Season 5 Episode 3 - Baby Cradle: Roy takes us into the shop to finish up a pilgrim-style oak cradle that he started, but never finished, reviewing the “tricky” parts necessary to create the whole project. Season 5 Episode 12 - Secrets From the Cabinet Shop: Roy travels back to visit with master cabinetmaker Mack Headley at the Anthony Hay shop at Colonial Williamsburg. He shares some of the secrets that were standard fare for 18th century American woodworking.
Charles Neil loves to finish, and this is apparent as he shares the techniques he has used over the many years of his furniture making career. Layering. glazing, and “popping the grain” are just a few techniques in this video, which is packed with ideas and examples.
This DVD explores five important skills that will help you refine your woodworking. Woodworkers often debate the best way to get a smooth surface directly from the hand plane on difficult to plane woods. David’s techniques are easy and effective. Other tips on edge jointing, finish planing an assembled frame and panel, crisp decorative bevels to finish edges, and the effective use of the shoulder plane are all well thought out and refined by years of experience.
If you have can't make it to Conover Workshops for Ernie Conover's Turning for Furniture course this is the next best thing. He leads you through the secrets of incorporating turned elements into your furniture. In this DVD, Ernie shows you how to turn a beautiful assortment of furniture components, including decorative chair legs, bed posts, knobs and ornaments.