AAAI News and Events
|Image credit: John Haycraft|
Brittany and Paris
30th June -15th July 2013
|Renowned Artist and fellow AAAI member John Haycraft will be leading a painting holiday tour.|
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|Image credit: J. R. Miller & T. L. Pflueger, Architects, Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Co. Building,1924 / charcoal and graphite on paper;|
32 1/2 in. x 20 in. (82.55 cm x 50.8 cm); / San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Purchase through a gift of Robin Gates.
RESULTS ANNOUNCED SOON
ASAI Architecture in Perspective 28
DEADLINE 1st February 2013
|AAAI members are invited by the American Society of Architectural Illustrators to enter their annual international competition and exhibition. Through this competition the Society recognizes its members' extraordinary work, presenting it in major venues worldwide over the course of a year. Selected artwork is also reproduced in a companion catalogue. This year will also feature the newly introduced Observational category. Students are encouraged to enter.|
|More details here|
|Detail from 2011 winner's image|
by Kevin Scott
|38th Annual Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition.|
All entries must be of an architectural nature, and must be authored by one individual. Entries can be elevations, sections, or perspectives, and can be conceptual or final renderings. Exploration and innovation in unique techniques are encouraged.
|For more detail|
INVITATION to AAAI
JARA Exhibition 2012
Deadline 30th July
|The Japanese Architectural Renderers Association (JARA) has invited AAAI members to participate in their annual exhibition the “JARA Exhibition 2012” to be held in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya. Four to five artworks will be selected for display. |
JARA will frame your artwork at no cost to you.
All you need to do is just send your file (jpeg, around 7MB) and the description of your artwork (Name, Title, Architect, Company, Media, etc)
|Please contact Masaaki Yamada,
|Ian Stantiall kindly forwarded a link providing some very useful guidelines for Photomontage work that was compiled as a best practice guide for visual simulations for the NZ Institute of Landscape Architects.|
|click here to link to online PDF|
|Tokyo Tower. Photo Michael Keniger|
|Detail from Ian Stantiall's Best of Show image|
|Fifteen images were chosen by our distinguished jury, Chris Grubbs, Jon Kletzien and Philip Follent, for inclusion in the AAAI Visualizing Architectural Design (VAD) Exhibition, which opened in Tokyo, 26th September, 2011 and later in Osaka. |
Congratulations to those that were selected. The competition was tough!
We asked the jury to pick a "Best of Show" and comment on their own personal favourites.
To find out who was selected and what the jury said click here
|Check out photos of the opening in the Members area.|
|Detail from "Drawing Shortcuts"|
Developing quick drawing skills using todays technology.
|Reviewed by Nigel Gough|
|"Drawing Shortcuts" reinforces the notion that the hand drawn line is still relevant and exciting in the practice of architecture, that the ongoing success of yesterdays purely ”traditional” architectural artists can be seen in their ability to reinvent themselves, applying well honed skills in new ways to address a changing market, and at the same time to be innovative and integrate new technology... essential reading in any architectural educational program... and for the practicing architectural artist it is a great grab bag of fresh ideas... |
|click here to read more|
ASSOCIATION MEMBERS SOFTWARE SURVEY 2010
|If you would like to network with other members using particular software,|
If you are considering a new software acquisition and are seeking advise,
or if you need an illustrator with specific software expertise for workshops etc. just follow this link.
|While still a working in progress this survey provides links to members using specific software for modelling, rendering, and post rendering applications, as well as approximate software costs, pro’s and con’s of packages, and links to the various software websites.|
|To access the survey|
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