Using the Transform Tool in Photoshop This quick tutorial is all about how to use the Transform Tool in Photoshop. Let’s say your building just completed construction, awesome! Time to go take some photos. You open the front doors and walk inside and everything is new and crisp. There’s a fresh coat of paint, the floors are clean, and all the furniture is in it’s place. Perfect time to snap… Read More »How to Use the TRANSFORM TOOL to Replace a Blank Screen | Photoshop
It’s time to get organized! Stop sending To-Do lists to team members through email. They’ll get half done and then forgotten about and no one will know who’s working on what. I’ve been there and it’s confusing. Join me and I’ll give you a step-by-step guide on how to use Trello for architects so that you can be the organization hero at your firm.
Hey there! In this post I’m going to teach you how to create a colored site plan using Adobe Photoshop. There’s a bit of a learning curve to it, but once you get the hang of it, it’ll go pretty quick. The above image was created in about 25 minutes, so not too time consuming! Obviously it’s not a fully rendered and realistic site plan, but in my experience this… Read More »How to Create a Colored Site Plan | PHOTOSHOP for Architects
Hey there! In this post, I’m going to go over how to mark up shop drawings and get them sent back to the contractor. I’ve reviewed a ton of shop drawings and I’ve learned how important it is to have a tried and true method to get through them. It can be a lot of work to get them marked up and sent out, and they’re pretty much always under… Read More »Marking Up Shop Drawings | BLUEBEAM for Architects
Hey there! Having the right gear is essential for architects – it can make your life a lot easier. I’ll have the occasional post that will go over some of the hardware and tools that I like to use. First up, the gaming mouse. A gaming mouse might sound like overkill for an architect, but I bought one about 3 years ago and haven’t looked back. A mouse is something… Read More »Gear Guide: Gaming Mouse for Architects
Hey there! In this post I’m going to go over the top 7 things every beginning Bluebeam user should know how to do in Bluebeam. Bluebeam is a great PDF viewer and editor that is tailored towards the architecture and construction field. It’s a tool you should definitely know your way around. There’s a ton of things you can do in Bluebeam, and it can be a bit overwhelming to… Read More »Beginner: Top 7 Things Every Architect Should Know In Bluebeam
Hey there! In this post, I’m going to go over a quick and easy way to create a colored floor plan using the 2019 version of Bluebeam. There’s not a lot of setup, you basically just have to open up your PDF and start drawing shapes. You can use a variety of programs to create a colored floor plan. One of my previous posts goes into how to create a colored… Read More »How to Create a Colored Floor Plan – Bluebeam for Architects
Hey there! In this post, I’m going to go over how to modify the keyboard shortcuts in Revit. There’s a bunch that come standard with Revit, and a lot of them are great and intuitive. But some – not so much. You can create your own keyboard shortcuts and you can even overwrite the ones that are already in there. You have a lot of freedom to have it make… Read More »How to Modify Revit Keyboard Shortcuts – Revit for Architects