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Architectural Visualization Using Digital Collage

A course by PALMA , Architects

Architects. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined March 2019

Learn to model and build spaces through digital collage-style renderings

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  • 98% positive reviews (1.4K)
  • 35968 students
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn to model and build spaces through digital collage-style renderings

A course by PALMA

There are many ways to represent an architectural project. Through experimentation, PALMA studio found its own distinctive style in collage, often using powerfully evocative images to represent its projects.

In this course, learn the foundations of the digital collage technique to represent your own architectural projects, using different programs and plug-ins for modeling and image editing.

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 26 downloads

Set and context
5 minutes, 3 seconds
Scene Composition
7 minutes, 13 seconds
Image generation
8 minutes, 34 seconds
Backgrounds and textures
14 minutes, 24 seconds
Human scales and vegetation
10 minutes, 52 seconds
Final details
10 minutes, 17 seconds
  • 98% positive reviews (1.4K)
  • 35968 students
  • 16 lessons (1h 46m)
  • 26 additional resources (15 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Learn the techniques and tools to create two collage-style images of an architectural project: a beach house.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Architects, designers, and creative minds looking for new and different techniques for representing their projects visually.

Requirements and materials

Basic knowledge of AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Adobe Photoshop is required, although there is a brief introduction to the different tools used in each lesson.

As for materials, all you need is a computer with AutoCAD, SketchUp with the V-Ray plug-in, and Adobe Photoshop.


35968 Students
1360 Reviews
98% Positive ratings


A course by PALMA

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PALMA is a young architecture studio located in Mexico City. They design comprehensive and customized solutions for each architectural obstacle; their approach is based on a detailed analysis of the immediate context and a design process that’s open to experimentation and exploration.

Their projects include the Pedregal de San Francisco community center (first place in an open call), the museography for the exhibition MXCD01-Presente by Archivo Diseño y Arquitectura, and AROS, a children's playground in the Historic Center of Mexico City (winning project in the Urban Toys contest).


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What is the course about?
  • U2


    • Import 2D drawings to SketchUp
    • Base modeling (walls and slabs)
    • Windows, doors and stairs
    • Kitchen and furniture
    • Set and context
  • U3

    Basic rendering

    • Textures
    • Scene Composition
    • Image generation
  • U4

    Photoshop collage creation

    • Backgrounds and textures
    • Human scales and vegetation
    • Final details
  • U5

    Other representation styles

    • Other graphic representations
    • Recommendations with the client
  • FP

    Final project

    • Graphic representation of architectural projects

What to expect from a Domestika course

  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

  • Learn from the best professionals

    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

  • Certificates

    If you're a Plus member, get a custom certificate signed by your teacher for every course. Share it on your portfolio, social media, or wherever you like.

  • Get front-row seats

    Videos of the highest quality, so you don't miss a single detail. With unlimited access, you can watch them as many times as you need to perfect your technique.

  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

  • Watch professionally produced courses

    Domestika curates its teacher roster and produces every course in-house to ensure a high-quality online learning experience.


Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

You can redeem the course you received by accessing the redeeming page and entering your gift code.

If you're a Plus member, when you complete a course you've purchased, you'll instantly get your personalized certificate. You can see all your certificates in the Certificates section of your profile. You can download your certificates as PDFs and share the link online. Learn more about certificates.
Architectural Visualization Using Digital Collage. Architecture, Spaces, and Design course by PALMA Best seller

Architectural Visualization Using Digital Collage

A course by PALMA
Architects. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined March 2019
  • 98% positive reviews (1.4K)
  • 35968 students