Let’s imagine that you need to get high quality 3D imagery by the tight deadline. Are you sure that you know what should you do? What exactly would you have to tell your 3D visualizer? Making up a detailed task description is always time-consuming, and you may be too busy for that. Also, sometimes you have to see the first results of your work before making necessary corrections, which means that no task description will be 100 percent accurate. At this point, you may not be able to tell for sure to your 3D visualizer or other 3D rendering services what you want to see in a 3D render – but you still need it!
While these problems are almost inevitable in any project work, they can become too distressing for both parties. For example, you may include lots of information that your 3D visualizers don’t need, and they will have to spend additional time and effort on sorting everything out. On the contrary, experienced visualizers can “fill in the gaps” in your task information on their own, and you may not always be happy with the end result. In any case, you can’t afford spending too much time on routine tasks, or you’ll soon stop being a designer and turn into a businessperson.
The question is – what should you do to achieve perfect mutual understanding without wasting each other’s time? In order to create an accurate technical assignment for your 3D visualizer, you absolutely need to consider the following suggestions.
- Provide a detailed floor plan, including furniture layout. Such a plan is an integral part of any design project. You can easily create it with the use of professional software applications such as ArchiCAD or AutoCAD, or even draw it by yourself. It is really important for you to mention the room dimensions – its height and the height of windows and doors. If you have a photo of the space you create design for, be sure to include it too in technical assignment for your 3D visualizer.
- Find appropriate references. Nowadays, there are millions of sketches, pictures and photographs of interior designs available on the Internet. If you like something and want to recreate it in your design, feel free to show pictures to your 3D visualizer as a reference. A picture is always more effective than a verbal feature, and websites like Houzz or Pinterest will certainly have images that you need.
- Describe the client’s personal preferences. If your client is an avid fan of wood or likes all shades of blue, make sure to share this info with your 3D visualizer. Moreover, if there is something that your client strongly dislikes, let them know right away. Such approach will not only guarantee your satisfaction with quality of the design or arhcitectural rendering, but the client’s satisfaction as well.
These are the minimum requirements for creating a precise, photorealistic 3D render of your design project by 3D visualizer. While there certainly will be more corrections and suggestions, they are an inevitable part of creating a perfect design. In any case, the more specific your task definition is at the beginning of communication with 3D visualizer, the more accurate and true to life the 3D rendering becomes. As you can see, our recommendations are completely realistic and they will certainly improve your own understanding of what needs to be done in your project.
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Of course, all 3D visualizers have different education, experience and skills, they works in different 3D render services. You’ll have to be patient and careful when working with beginner 3D visualizer, as it will be necessary to explain everything, including the smallest, most obvious details. However, if you want to save time and spend it more wisely, you simply have to choose professional 3D visualizers. Don’t be surprised if your clients start thanking you and recommending your services more often, ensuring constant flow of new requests and interesting projects.
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