Reading Room (Week 1) - Filmic Version

From the second BlenderGuru Architecture Academy, PLEASE VIEW LARGE

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Comments and critique are very welcome.

[Old software maxim: hardware is cheap, software is expensive]

2 hours to render @ 1,500 samples, GPU [Used to be 16 hours, CPU]

Interiors have extreme lighting so this seemed a good test for Filmic Blender.

You can get Troy Sobotka's Filmic Blender here:


I was quite pleased how much of the exterior detail was made available.

I adjusted the colour grade, no other changes. Trying for a wintry feel.

Impressively, Filmic Blender allows for a lot of post-processing.

The highlights can be pushed quite far without blowing-out.

[Check the shadow border, side face of the sofa which used to look a little nasty.]

I am sure the same is true for the shadows. A big thumbs-up from me.

2 comments so far...

David B December 16, 2016, 03:19 AM
I'm amazed at how realistic it looks. Nice work!
mramshaw December 16, 2016, 04:15 AM
Thanks for the comments David.
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