AutoCAD

AutoCad is considered the standard of the architectural and engineering worlds. There are several renditions of the base program, as well as several sets of macros available that are designed specifically for entertainment lighting. AutoCAD is much more expensive than...

Lightwright

Lightwright. The demo version of Lightwright is exactly the same as the regular version except that it has a maximum capacity of seventy-five lights instead of the usual 30,000, it will hold only fifty entries in each text category instead of the usual 6,000, and...

Shading 2 Point Room, Part 2

Shading our 2 point perspective front view of a basic set design. Adding more drama through darker shading. Creating a black and white front view rendering that a set designer, and/or a lighting designer would use to communicate with others what they planned on...

Shading 2 Point Room, Part 1

Here I show how to shade our 2 point perspective front view sketch. These are basic sketching skills that will lead to creating front veiw renderings. Having sketches like these go a long way to help communicate with the director and the rest of the creative team...