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Digital Rendering for Designers

with Jorge Paricio

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  •   01 Introduction

  •   02 Digital Rendering Overview


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About The Class

create lifelike renderings.

Life-like renderings are an essential part of the planning process for many design projects. In Digital Rendering for Designers, Jorge Paricio teaches you how to use Photoshop and Sketchbook Pro to create life-like representations of environments and objects.

Jorge’s academic and professional life has centered around artistic rendering and perspective sketching. In this class, he’ll show you the basics of architectural visualization and how software can help. 

You’ll learn:

  • The process – from the first sketch to the final rendering
  • The role of Sketchbook Pro in designing 
  • How working with Photoshop layers, filters, and masks can help
  • Techniques for adding people and lighting sources to scenes
You’ll learn about perspective drawing and depicting a variety of surfaces. Jorge will cover the basics of rendering interiors, exteriors, products and exhibit booths.

Lifelike renderings are used in corporate and public design processes – find out how to add this in-demand skill to your portfolio in Digital Rendering for Designers with Jorge Paricio.

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 , Autodesk Sketchbook Pro 2015

Lesson Plan

  1. 01


  2. 02

    Digital Rendering Overview

  3. 03

    Photoshop Settings for Digital Rendering

  4. 04

    Using Layers in Photoshop for Digital Rendering

  5. 05

    Using Masks in Photoshop

  6. 06

    Using Filters in Photoshop

  7. 07

    Using Selection Tools in Photoshop

  8. 08

    Retouching Sketches in Adobe Camera Raw

  9. 09

    Retouching Sketches in Photoshop

  10. 10

    Rendering a Coffee Maker Start to Finish

  11. 11

    Non-Destructive Rendering in Photoshop

  12. 12

    Intro to Sketchbook Pro

  13. 13

    Rendering A Car Start to Finish in Sketchbook Pro

  14. 14

    Adding Logos and Graphics in SketchBook Pro

  15. 15

    Rendering Interiors using Photoshop

  16. 16

    Adding Shadows with Burn Tool and Lasso and Feather

  17. 17

    How to Create Highlights and Add People to the Scene


Meet Your Expert

Jorge Paricio

Jorge Paricio's passion for drawing and design started early, being raised by artist parents. After having obtained his Bachelors degree in Fine Arts in Madrid, Spain, with the highest GPA in his specialty, he set sail to New York to obtain his Masters Degree in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute. He later obtained his Doctorate degree with a dissertation titled “Freehand Sketching in Industrial Design”. This led eleven years later to the publication of his first solo title: “Perspective Sketching: Freehand and Digital Drawing Techniques for Artists and Designers”, by Rockport Publishers.  ... read more

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Bonus Material

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  • psd DR-2A Sample Coffee Maker.psd
  • psd DR-2A-2 Sample Backpack.psd
  • psd DR-3B-1 Car Half Done.psd
  • psd DR-3C-3 Car Half Done.psd
  • psd DR-4A Living Room Example 1.psd
  • psd DR-4A Living Room Example 2.psd
  • pdf Digital Rendering Packet.pdf
  • tpl Tool Presets.tpl

100% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.

  • Gigi


    March 2016

    This is actually the course I was looking for. This is DIGITAL rendering, which in an odd way makes you appreciate hand drawn rendering. Great! Thanks!

  • Heather


    January 2016


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