Behind the Scenes: Colin King’s Brooklyn Heights Condominium


Whats up! I am Kerem Eren, a self-taught Architectural Visualization artist from Turkey. My journey into 3D artwork started unexpectedly when a Blender tutorial video appeared on my YouTube feed. Initially, I believed it was about recreation creation but it surely turned out to be an entire new world.

I used to be fascinated by the intricacies of 3D modeling, texturing, and asset creation. Though it was difficult at first, I used to be decided to be taught and enhance. I began by creating small recreation scenes and property and over time, I developed my abilities.

The journey hasn’t been straightforward. I’ve struggled with nervousness and sought assist by way of remedy and drugs. Throughout these robust occasions, artwork turned my sanctuary. It introduced me pleasure and solace and as I continued to create, I started to really feel higher.

After a yr of exploration, I found my true ardour for creating inside visualizations. It was greater than only a pastime; it turned a profession path. I devoted myself to studying and bettering and now, I create immersive inside areas that evoke emotion and inform tales.

As I proceed on this journey, I am excited to see the place my creativity will take me and the way my artwork will evolve. 


I drew inspiration from Colin King’s Brooklyn Heights Apartments and once I noticed that inside, I could not consider how stunning it was, so I made a decision to create it on my own in Blender to enhance my abilities. 


Within the course of, I created a good looking scene like that by utilizing Blender and Cycles render.


For step one, I discovered my references from the web after which put them along with Pure-Ref. 


Within the second step, I created the idea of the room from scratch.


Third step, I created the lighting which was the toughest level for me on this undertaking.

I began with HDRI lighting as a primary step. I created 2 totally different strengths in my node to my HDRI—one for the HDRI energy that did not have an effect on the within of the room simply to repair the outside publicity concern, and second for giving solar and light-weight contained in the scene.

Then I added 2 portal lights to imitate actual life lighting and fill the realm with mild.

On this step, I additionally determined my publicity stage and light-weight settings.


As a fourth step, I added some property that I created, after which I discovered the remainder of the fashions on-line.

Additionally, I needed to check stunning scans from poly.pasta and determined to collaborate with them on the undertaking.

I did not do something particular in texturing however to catch the realism that I needed, I added some imperfections.

Rendering & Submit-processing

After enjoying with the lights and decorations, I obtained my first check render.

I used to be fairly proud of the consequence after a few check renderings after which I hopped into post-processing.

And that was all! Under are the ultimate renders, I hope you want them!

RENDER : Colin King’s Brooklyn Heights Condominium

Extra renders:

If you wish to experiment the lighting by your self and see extra particulars about it, here’s a purchase link.

Thanks for studying my article, and I hope you loved it! Be happy to ask questions on my social media. Have an exquisite day!

Concerning the Artist                       

Kerem Eren is a self-taught arch-viz artist from Turkey with a ardour for stunning inside scene visualizations and lighting strategies.