Author Archives: Rainport Visuals

The need to create

Sometimes the need to create is simply overwhelming. During this process of learning two new programs, Maya and SketchUp, I have often felt frustrated and stymied by my inability to create images the way I’m used to. This weekend I … Continue reading

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Architecture Modeling in SketchUp

Over the last two weeks, I’ve had an assignment to model a piece of architecture that is important to me in some way. I chose to model Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater. Not only is this a great example of FLW’s … Continue reading

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Modeling a Chair in Maya

After getting an Associate’s Degree from Walla Walla Community College in Civil Engineering Technology and working for the US Army Corps of Engineers for 3 1/2 years, I have gone back to school to finish my Bachelor’s Degree. I am … Continue reading

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A Character Study

I really like doing interior architecture visualization, but I know that I need to keep my skillset evolving. I am a member of blendercookie.com and thought that their Cartoon Turtle tutorial would be an interesting place to sharpen my skills … Continue reading

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Ikea Inspiration

It always helps when you are energized by the projects you are working on. I love working on interiors. They offer many options and angles to work with. I was walking through Ikea the other day and happened across an … Continue reading

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360 Kitchen Remodel

Inspired by a basic blueprint sketch in a Better Homes and Gardens magazine, I put together this 30 second animation to showcase the before and after views of a small kitchen remodel. I got into visualization working for the US … Continue reading

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Welcome to Rainport Visuals

Welcome! It is with enthusiasm and some trepidation that I have begun Rainport Visuals. Rainport Visuals exists to bring your ideas and thoughts to life. If you’ve ever drawn a sketch on a napkin and wanted to further the design, … Continue reading

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