Category Archives: VR

Landscape Evolution – click 2x to enlarge

Click to two times to enlarge. Soil formation takes a very long time. For example, in areas such as Canada that were completely covered by glaciers, soil formation started as soon as glaciers retreated. The graphics  illustrate evolution (progression) of landscapes during the past 25,000 years. At the peak of the last glaciation, about 25,000 years ago, the land was covered by ice. Glaciers retreated around 10,000 years ago and revealed a barren landscape blanketed by glacial deposits and meltwater. In the present day, glacial deposits are covered by vegetation. This illustration was designed for the the Virtual Soil Science Learning resources project, which is a very exiting project I’ve had the opportunity to work on, in collaboration with Dr. Maja Krzic and Dr. Stephanie Grant. This is just one piece of the Virtual Soil Web mega project, which has won the Award of Excellence and Innovation in Graphic Design and Web from CNIE (Canadian Network for Innovation in Education).

Cruise Ship Passenger Gangway – 3D

3D VR CAD design and illustration rendering of a passenger gangway built for the Ballantyne Pier Cruise Ship Terminal – Port of Vancouver. Both the gangway and the truck were designed at exact scale in AutoCAD, then exported to and rendered with 3D Studio Max.

Peter Felten – 360 Pano

Peter Felten’s keynote speech – UBC Celebrate Learning Week – 2018. Clicking on the image will take you to a 360 VR viewer site.  In full screen, use the mouse wheel to zoom in/out and rotate in any direction. The image quality suffers due to automatic image compression.

Learning Spaces Design Study (II)

Reshaping the Campus Experience: Learning Environment Design Workshops.
This virtual reality Photoshopped version of the existing Ike Barber Learning Centre IKBLC entrance hallway was one of the the chosen spaces for a high impact ‘theoretical’ re-design. The hans-on sessions were directed by Dr. Peter Jamieson, an internationally recognized expert in Learning Spaces Design.

Learning Spaces Design Study (I)

Reshaping the Campus Experience: Learning Environment Design Workshops. This virtual reality Photoshopped version of the existing Ike Barber Learning Centre IKBLC entrance hallway was one of the the chosen spaces for a high impact ‘theoretical’ re-design. The hans-on sessions were directed by Dr. Peter Jamieson, an internationally recognized expert in Learning Spaces Design.

Meeting Room Uplifting Design

Enhancing existing functionality and repurposing some of the meeting rooms. I have photographed the room on the left, then have cleaned the floor in Photoshop, painted decorated and moved the writing board, etc. The seats are backwards, just for visual purposes. I have extracted a table row from the original image (left).

Virtual Reality Series: Kelp Types & Zonation

Virtual reality ocean ecosystem created in Photoshop for the UBC Faculty of Earth and Ocean Systems, using real textures, few of my photographs taken from the beach, Photoshop paint brushes, bits and pieces, adjustment tools. I’ve used the same photo montage as in my previous posts, whereas this time the emphasis is on the types of kelp.

Virtual Soil Labs

Soil Contaminants virtual composition. It might look like a panoramic photograph, which was in fact the exact intent, except that the image you see here was composed in Photoshop by merging and heavily tweaking at least 7 unrelated photographs followed by adding realistic textures and objects (e.g. the puddles of water, the different soil structures, the tractors, the house, the airplane, etc.). This composition along with other graphic design and multimedia creations have won the award for Excellence and Innovation in Graphic Design from CNIE/RCIE.