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I had talked with a client over the past couple of days regarding a non-architectural project. He said that he received three estimates in total. One was from a Flash developer who wanted most of the work already done for him. The second was me – I was prepared to handle everything. And the third was from, in his own words a “high-end advertising service” that wanted to charge a fortune but would provide everything “on a silver platter.”

I told him that if he wanted to, “I could raise my prices and we could call it high-end as well.”

I just hope my joke went over well… Sometimes I don’t know when to shut up.

P.S. – I ended up getting the job.

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***Please note that this link has been removed. This article was from 2009 and since then, Google Knol has fallen out of the public eye.***

I was recently awarded a ‘Top Viewed’ as well as ‘Top Pick’ award regarding an article I had written on Architectural Renderings from Google Knol. I had written the article and posted it to my main graphics forum, where others began to read it. It quickly made the Internet circuit gracing some of the top architecture sites found on the web and the traffic to it exploded. While I’m not one to boast about ‘accomplishments’, having these awards lets me know that I’m not too far off base from my assessments.

Over the course of the last month, I received hundreds of emails from people thanking me for having written this article. In some ways, I think it accurately describes the difficulties and tribulations that other artists encounter. It also gives them some insight into how I started and continue to operate my business.

If you’re an architect, student who is looking to possibly get into the architectural rendering field, or a budding artist trying to build up your work – I would recommend reading this article. It’s a bit long, but I tried to cover most of the bases in having written it.

As always, please let me know if you found this article interesting or useful.

Thank you for your support,

-Charles

3D rendering, design, media, and technology news.

Actually, it never went anywhere. I had originally started this website/blog a long time ago as a companion to main illustration website, Lunarstudio. However over time, I got off topic and eventually it fell into a state of disrepair. Life took over and I was too busy to maintain this site and keep it updated. So essentially, I stopped promoting Lunarlog many years ago. But now I think it has a new lease on life.

This time around, I moved the site over to a custom, self-hosted WordPress installation from the older Movabletype installation. The engine in general is newer and the plugins themselves are also newer. The look in general has also been updated. This hopefully will mean less work overall.

In the coming months, I plan to keep Lunarlog updated and on-topic – that regarding the various fields of 3d illustration, architectural renderings, and other artwork-related information. Please stay tuned.