Postproduction of Architectural Plans in Photoshop

A course by María José Cilveti Espinoza
Architect. Las Condes, Chile.
Joined November 2020
, Architect

Learn to represent the different scales of an architectural project in an artistic and original way in Photoshop

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 176 students
Postproduction of Architectural Plans in Photoshop

Learn to represent the different scales of an architectural project in an artistic and original way in Photoshop


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • Available from October 20, 2021
  • 176 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course

Are you up for the challenge of representing the essence and power of architectural projects? Architect María José Cilveti has worked for renowned studios like Cazu Zegers, Juan Carlos Sabbagh, and Mapaa Arquitectos. She guides you through her method for creating an eye-catching composition that combines nature and architecture in one expressive graphic piece.

In this course, learn to represent the different scales of an architectural project in an artistic and original way through postproduction in Adobe Photoshop. Create four images, starting with the general location map and ending with the more detailed plans, then look at editing and representation techniques that can take your postproduction projects to the next level.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Preparation of work material
  • U3
    U3. Let's do it
  • U4
    U4. Final adjustments
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Start the course by getting to know María José Cilveti, who tells you a little more about her professional background and the importance of architectural visualization in presenting and selling any project. She also shares some of her greatest influences from the world of architecture.

Learn some key concepts and ideas for creating a high-quality graphic piece, such as the basic elements of an architectural plan, the color palette, and the 2D floor plan analysis. Find out how to search for inspiration by creating a mood board to pinpoint the look and feel of the project.

María José teaches you how to represent the different scales of a project using Photoshop. First, edit a general location map, then get into the master plan, adding vegetation and other elements to the surroundings.

Discover how to compose the site plan of a house by working on the landscape with more intricate techniques. Then, start editing an architectural floor plan.

María José shows you how to add depth with advanced shadows, light manipulation, and furniture adjustments. Take a look at some extra details that make the world of difference to your graphic visualization and use some of her handy tips to professionally export the project.

What is this course's project?

Create a graphic representation of the different scales of an architectural project in an artistic and original way using 4 images: location map, master plan, site plan, and architectural floor plans.

Who is it for?

Architects, designers, landscapers, artists, and anyone interested in improving their graphic skills to represent nature and architecture in 2D.

What you need

You need basic working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.

As for materials, you need a midrange computer with Adobe Photoshop installed and an architectural project previously designed on any program like Archicad or AutoCAD.


María José Cilveti Espinoza

Chilean architect María José Cilveti is a founding partner of architectural visualization studio Visual Arq., where she currently works as creative director. Throughout her career she has worked for renowned firms such as Cazu Zegers, Juan Carlos Sabbagh, and Mapaa Arquitectos.

She has always loved the crossover between art and architecture, and graphic representation gives her the opportunity to express herself through the visual universe without saying a word, using only colors, textures, light, and shadows.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Preparation of work material

    • Basic elements of an architecture plan
    • Color palette and 2D plant analysis
    • Search for inspiration and mood board
  • U3

    Let's do it

    • Post-production of location plan 1
    • Post-production of location plan 2
    • Post-production of location plan 3
    • Importing and exporting is simple
    • Postproduction of a Master Plan
    • Site 1 post-production
    • Site 2 post-production
    • Architecture plan structure
  • U4

    Final adjustments

    • Objects and lighting 1
    • Objects and lighting 2
    • Final details
    • Project export
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Post-production of planimetry

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Postproduction of Architectural Plans in Photoshop

A course by María José Cilveti Espinoza
Architect. Las Condes, Chile.
Joined November 2020
  • 176 students