Category Archives: Journal

Now I’d like to write about some of the problems we encountered when doing the scene instead of just writing about how happy I am that our studio got one of the awards. We (yes “we” because 2GS is always about team work and not just personal) had big problems when doing the realistic thatched roof, 3d plants (since some plants just cannot be found ready-made modelled anywhere on the internet), scattering the plants and tiled textures. Thank God one of our senior artist friends Andri Iskandar helped us with the thatched roof. He taught us how to do it and we could finally get a realistic and very fast rendering time thatched roof (not using hair and fur nor V-Ray Fur). One of my friend from Vietnam Phanh Vn helped us with the gazebo. For the 3d plants, GrowFx really helped us to create customized 3d plants in a fast way. The other plugin which…

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In December 2013, 2G Studio became a member of ASAI (The American Society of Architectural Illustrators). We’d like to thank Masaki Yamada for his recommendation of becoming an ASAI member. Masaki Yamada is the Chief Illustrator of Nikken Sekkei, Tokyo, ASAI delegate of Asia and the former president of ASAI. Previously we didn’t know about ASAI or AIP (Architecture in Perspective) Awards and once we opened the ASAI website, there were lots of great and stunning work. For example, most of the wins of the Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize were Neoscape. Obviously after looking at these pieces, we were on fire of excitement and eager to submit our work. Every year, ASAI holds AIP awards. About 60 pieces of artwork are selected by a jury of architecture, design and illustration professionals. Unfortunately we couldn’t submit our previous portfolio since it’s based on photo references of an already built project and a requisite is that it has to be based on an unbuilt one. At the time I was re-doing the Bali Villa…

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Hello everyone, It’s been a while since my last blog post. As a registered V-Ray user, I had the chance to be one of V-Ray 3.0’s beta testers around the end of September 2013, a little while before I became one of the speakers for the V-Ray Community Meeting Asia Pacific Tour on October 2013. At the time I created the “Simplistic Cozy Pantry” scene and managed to test one of the new features: Progressive Rendering. After the tour I didn’t have any more chance to test V-Ray 3.0 Beta due to my busy schedule and rushed hours meetings, lots of deadlines and all our clients asking to finish their projects before the Christmas Holidays. Finally the holiday season came, we delivered on time and then got back to some deeper testing of V-Ray 3.0. Some of you might think that I’m a workaholic but trust me, I’m not. I always…

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Hi guys, this is last month project from equinox UK. A mosaic company. I think this project is very interesting, Its a very small project, we only need to change the material of the pool wall and enhance the pool water and also the Blink effect on the material. The challenging part is not doing the photo montage, but creating the mosaic material effect as the client want. Its drive us crazy that time, but finally the client very very satisfied with the result. At first we got the data contain the photo of the pool, the size of the pool and the mosaic material. The mosaic material have very very small resolution and the material not specially made for the rendering, so we have to tweak all of them in photoshop (and i mean a lot!). What we did first of course modeling the pool and the area near…

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House La Invernada by Evan Mandala became one of the best portfolio in Vray World presentation at Digital Drawing Days 2013 event show reel. We are very honored. Thank you very much for this recognition. We are sooooo happy hahahaha. Thank you again, again, again, aaaand again! hahhahaa

Hello guys, this is the top 3 images for the beginner level that already finished.The winners are (in order) :1. Herman Sasongko from Indonesia2. Sonny Ferian from Indonesia3. Iwan Zaifal from Malaysia Lots of effort from all the members since lots of them are from interior and not familiar with exterior. We are really proud of the member’s effort and hard work to do all the assignments. Stay tune for the intermediate level Top 3 Images.

Hello guys, this is the photos of our 2G Academy Road to Campus. The first opportunity given by Petra Christian University. Thank you very much for this big opportunity. Hope we can give another free lecture about 3D in Petra again. We will upload the other photos from another 2G Academy road to campus. Stay tune!

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