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SketchUp 7.1 for Architectural Visualization by Robin de Jongh

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Chapter 9. Important Compositing and After Effects in GIMP

In Chapter 8, Photo-Realistic Rendering, you created a photo-real rendering of your interior or exterior architectural model in Kerkythea. That's a big achievement! But whatever you do, don't stop there! There are some important things you need to do to your image before it's truly worthy of your portfolio. Your grandma might think it's lovely as it is, but Santiago Calatrava is not going to employ you on the strength of unfinished work.

In this chapter, you're going to learn the tricks in GIMP which the pro 3D visualizers use. They probably have Photoshop with all the bells and whistles attached, but we can do it just as well in GIMP. You'll find out how GIMP can help you to:

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