oakbrooke crossing 3D rendering

OAKBROOKE CROSSING MARKETING MATERIALS

I recently completed this exterior building rendering for Oakbrooke Crossing, a new condominium development in Virginia. Working from client-supplied reference materials, I created each building to represent one of three custom styles, with unique brick, shingle, shutter, and vinyl siding colors.  It was a pleasure working with the art director, Shari Gann, who was really…

FLOWMETER ILLUSTRATION

These images of a flowmeter were part of an installation and startup guide for CDI Meters. A flowmeter monitors the usage of compressed air and nitrogen. The purpose of the guide was to provide clear, step-by-step instructions for placement, mounting, powering, wiring, and milliamp scaling of the flowmeter. Thanks to Roger Dennison for his concise…

tree stumps conservation

SAVE A TREE

The paper towel dispenser at my daughter’s preschool has a small note attached to it that implores the prospective hand-dryer to “please use only two towels…save a tree!”. But instead of considering the ecological impact of paper towels each time I’ve confronted this note, I find myself questioning the financial health of the school, or…

home electrical wiring cutaway

HOME ELECTRICAL WIRING ILLUSTRATION

Created for HomeServe USA, this image conveys the complexity of interior wiring in the home as well as the potential repair costs associated. The marketing goal was the sale of home electrical line protection plans. The challenge of the project was to create a house design that revealed interior components and wiring most effectively. By…

ANATOMY OF A SOLAR PANEL

This is a recent technical illustration completed for a Fabrico trade advertisement that depicts their solar photovoltaic materials employed within a rigid silicon solar panel. The client originally requested that I retouch an existing photograph to show the cutaway aspect, but we decided to go with a 3d rendering. StudioSayers was tasked with making the…

mermaid

TOOLS OF SEDUCTION

Back in the early days of Photoshop, it seemed like every couch artist tried their hand at Adobe’s magical bag of tricks and did a fine job of creating “cool” artwork. I too failed to resist the temptation of applying certain fun filters in the program, “Find Edges” being a personal favorite. My first digital…

Discovery Channel How Stuff Works Aluminum, Rubber, Lead cutaway illustration

HOW STUFF WORKS: RAW MATERIALS

Here are three recent technical illustrations completed for Discovery Channel that were used on a DVD package for their “How Stuff Works” series. “Aluminum”, “Rubber” and “Lead” images were a lot of fun to create as they allowed me to use my new favorite tool, modo, for the 3D work. Having a rough layout of the package…