As most freelance artists do, I sometimes find it necessary to take work that’s off the beaten path (in terms of my normal subject matter and style) in order to help make ends meet. The house rendering below is one of those jobs, and one that I hope will become fairly regular.
I’ve been working with house designer Dan Jones, of Dan R Jones Design, to develop a style for rendering his custom house designs for presentation to his clients. He provides the elevation drawings, and I add the fluff.
If things go well, this could turn into repeat business, which is good. I’ve developed a digital but artistic style that I think works well for this application. I’m working in Adobe Photoshop, and I’ve created multiple custom brushes and stock landscaping elements to help expedite the process. I’m also working on multiple layers so that I can make color changes and other modifications without too much trouble.