Public construction projects are often presented in the form of an “artist’s impression” to make sure all stakeholders understand what is being proposed. Your home improvement projects may not require a complicated approval process, and you probably don’t want to splash out on a full 3-D model or virtual reality walk-through … but even the simplest drawing or a rough photo-montage can be extremely valuable in communicating with contractors, clarifying your own ideas, or experimenting with different looks.
Something like this …
A quick sketch developed from a photograph can be enough to get some reactions and ideas from friends and start shopping around for contractors.
Stone or stucko …?
Questions often arise as your project progresses. Here a simple Photoshop mockup helps to settle a debate over the final look, before the wall is broken down to replace the windows:
Bigger Plans … Need a more professional look?
As a more comprehensive planning tool, 3D Renderings allow you to view your proposed project from all angles and can help identifying potential problems early.