I used Blender for a rennovation project at a church. Blender enabled me to quickly sketch out concepts and illustrate the desired look.
Background: my niece, complained how her family’s church, (St Simon and Jude), had an industrial, bingo hall look. And while the family loved the parish community and priest, they desired a more reverent, classic look. But a constraint was limited funds for an upgrade. And then she added … “… It should be like the altar image at St john’s Catholic church,” meaning my church. and I’m 500 miles away from my niece. Then she proposed her plan –
THE PLAN – craft a mural to frame the altar, She asked me to assist. Yet there was one more hurdle, a brief time-line to get the work done. Of course. Sure… What major project isn’t rushed?
So, … given the urgency, and limited to a cost effective “upgrade” for the church, Blender naturally came to mind to sketch out and shape concepts. And, although I never modeled interior scenes, it didn’t seem too daunting.
Below is the finalized “Rough” for the proposal…