ArchViz Storytelling: the Power of Immersion

A course by ALMA , Studio Alma Co-founder

Studio Alma Co-founder . París, France.
Joined January 2022

Immerse yourself in ArchViz storytelling. Learn about the creation process, from customer brief to graphic composition.

  • French with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (5)
  • 238 students

Immerse yourself in ArchViz storytelling. Learn about the creation process, from customer brief to graphic composition.

A course by ALMA

Embark on a captivating journey into the world of architectural visualization with Nima Khaksar, representing Alma, the multidisciplinary agency specializing in 3D representation of unbuilt architecture projects. In this online course, you will dive into the art of staging architectural designs using Cinema 4D, Photoshop, and Corona or an equivalent.

Nima's inspiration stems from the beauty of everyday life, the spaces we inhabit, and the vivid scenes of human existence. Through his expertise in Archiviz techniques like composition, framing, and atmosphere, he breathes life into the future and the unthinkable. In this online course, you'll learn how to craft photo-realistic visuals and create an immersive experience that transports viewers to imagined spaces.

Throughout the course, Nima will guide you in developing a narrative aspect and mastering the art of composition for powerful visuals. You'll explore various sources of inspiration and craft a compelling message to convey through your architectural designs. By analyzing client briefs, importing files into Cinema 4D, and setting points of view, you'll learn to build realistic and captivating scenes. Nima will also teach you the intricacies of lighting and texturing, bringing your architectural visions to life with meticulous attention to detail.

In the final stages, you'll render your masterpiece in high definition, and Nima will show you how to calibrate and prepare layers using Photoshop. Additionally, you'll gain insight into the immersive aspect of the metaverse, taking your architectural visualizations to the next level.

This course is a creative journey for anyone with basic knowledge of Cinema 4D and Photoshop, eager to master the tools and techniques of architectural visualization. Unleash your imagination, create evocative images, and transport viewers to the stories you wish to tell.

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 15 downloads

Composition theory
9 minutes, 20 seconds
Analysis of the client brief
5 minutes, 12 seconds
First elements
9 minutes, 13 seconds
Adding details
19 minutes, 58 seconds
Rendering of the scene
10 minutes, 26 seconds
French with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (5)
  • 238 students
  • 16 lessons (2h 13m)
  • 15 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: French
  • French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

In this course, your final project will be to propose a real immersion through an evocative image based on a client brief. You will have the opportunity to showcase your mastery of architectural visualization, transporting viewers to imagined spaces filled with powerful narratives and atmospheres.

Who is this online course for?

This course warmly welcomes all creative minds passionate about architectural visualization and eager to express their artistic visions through captivating imagery. If you have basic knowledge of Cinema 4D and Photoshop and a desire to unlock the full potential of architectural representation, this course is perfect for you. Nima's expert guidance and transformative journey will empower you to create immersive visualizations that leave a lasting impact.

Requirements and materials

To embark on this inspiring course, it is recommended to have a basic understanding of Cinema 4D and Photoshop. As for materials, all you need is your imagination, enthusiasm, and the willingness to master the art of architectural visualization. With Nima's guidance, you'll unleash your creative potential and craft images that transport viewers to captivating worlds.


238 Students
5 Reviews
100% Positive ratings


A course by ALMA

Teacher Plus
Studio Alma Co-founder

Meet Nima Khaksar, the visionary representative of Alma, a renowned multidisciplinary agency specializing in 3D representation of unbuilt architecture projects. Nima's passion for architectural visualization is fueled by his fascination with the beauty of everyday life and the intimate connection between spaces and human experiences.

Through his expertise in Archiviz techniques, Nima transforms ideas, sketches, and plans into photo-realistic visuals that immerse viewers in captivating narratives. His artistic vision and meticulous attention to detail have earned him recognition as a master in the field of architectural representation.

Nima shares his wealth of knowledge, guiding you on a creative journey to craft evocative architectural images and bring spaces to life. Open your mind, master the tools, and join Nima in drawing the history of construction and space through the art of architectural visualization.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • My sources of inspiration
  • U2

    The basics

    • The architectural narrative
    • Composition theory
    • Research and inspiration
  • U3

    Project development

    • Analysis of the client brief
    • First elements
    • Light processing and scene texturing
    • Adding details
    • Rendering of the scene
    • To Learn More: Where to Find Resources to Animate the Scene.
  • U4

    Final steps

    • Prepare the file for post-production
    • Postproduction 1
    • Postproduction 2
    • The metaverse
    • To Learn More: Using the sites
  • FP

    Final project

    • ArchViz storytelling: the power of immersion

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ArchViz Storytelling: the Power of Immersion. Architecture, and Spaces course by ALMA

ArchViz Storytelling: the Power of Immersion

A course by ALMA
Studio Alma Co-founder . París, France.
Joined January 2022
  • 100% positive reviews (5)
  • 238 students