Treasury Wines display: it’s christmas!

This Treasury Wines display is another example of how a concept with all the bells ‘n’ whistles can end up going through a number of ‘revisions’ throughout the life cycle of it’s design from concept the final production product. But the production version still holds the core of the design… bright bold Christmas colours and […]

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December 19, 2014

Coke loves summer!

Coca Cola has a long track record of running exciting, fun summer campaigns. So it was great to play a small part in last years fun Coke summer campaign (2013).As you can see by the photos above and below, it was hot and busy. So the oversized Eski (Chilly Bin for my fellow Kiwi’s) was […]

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November 20, 2014

Similo : stunning kickstarter film

I must have missed this one on Kickstarter… Similo is certainly the type of project I would have jumped at, to be a backer and be involved. It’s the type of film myself and past co-workers have had ideas of grandeur to create ourselves when we were just starting out, until reality of time, family […]

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September 25, 2014

simply V Energy

This promotion for ‘The Wolverine’ movie with V Energy drinks has been and gone so I think it’s ok to share now. I had an opportunity to help out another studio with some product renders to be used in a cross promotion marketing campaign of the two brands. Above is a collection of the products​ […]

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August 7, 2014

monkey3media 10 years young!

2014 has monkey3media hitting its 10 year anniversary! Wow, how time has flown by. I started this business out of a passion to work for myself but also to deliver 3d visualisation to architects, interior designers and property developers; in an industry that was back then and still is now, a young industry (even 10 […]

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March 17, 2014

big Twinings cup

Just a quickie… came across an image of ‘The Big Twinings Cup’, a product I had rendered concept images of some time ago. I hadn’t realised it had actually gone into production, but here it is! This ‘Cup’ is very versatile and can be setup in a number of variations. From the full cup to […]

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March 4, 2014

Dare to be a fridge

Lion, Dairy & Drinks division approached Creative Instore Solutions to develop an iconic off location display for the Dare product range. My role again, was to visualise different versions of the fridge to get client approval before it headed off to China for production. The aim of the fridge design was to capture and keep […]

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March 4, 2014

Yellowglen House at the races

As I’ve said before, it’s always great to see how a project turns out and how it’s received after the design and rendering phase, Yellowglen House is a project I worked on and was very well received. Normally I only get to see how things look from the point it leaves the rendering phase. Either […]

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November 18, 2013

Kellogg’s modular stand

First off, here is a bit of information about the units purpose. “Designed to fit into multiple target routes including education centres, hotels, quick service restaurants and universities; the modular units sell Single Serve Portion and Loose cereal tubs. They are designed to help retailers increase sales for self consumption single serve and loose breakfast […]

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March 4, 2012

from concept to reality

Our job, on a lot of the projects we do, is to take a clients concept or idea or sometimes take our own concept or idea and create an image/animation that brings that product to life and into reality. On occasion I get to see the finished product which is great… but this can sometimes […]

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October 24, 2011

3d visualisation & rendering explained…it’s like baking a cake!

“3D visualisation and rendering is the computer-based graphical process of converting 3D wireframe models into 2D images with photorealistic effects.” Which sounds very technical and clever……don’t get me wrong, it’s both of those things and much more. But if you didn’t understand any of that, maybe this bare bones explanation might help… it’s like a […]

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August 18, 2011

L’Oréal Paris infallible brush

It’s a great feeling seeing your work published, talked about or just out in the public eye. Sometimes you have to wait quite some time for it to be released. But when it does, the wait is all worth it! We were asked by a marketing company to do some animation for a new product […]

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August 17, 2011

4 steps to visualise your ideas…in less than 48 hours

The saying ‘A picture paints a thousand words’ is very true, so in order to get your ideas across to your audience it just makes sense to create the best possible picture you can. If you can’t… then there are four easy steps to have it done for you. Get your idea as vivid in […]

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December 21, 2010

6 steps to 3d projects at monkey3media

Quick Navigation STEP 01 – Initial Meeting/Project DiscussionSTEP 02 – Basic 3D ModelSTEP 03 – Adding the Lighting and FinishesSTEP 04 – The Finer DetailsSTEP 05 – Final Product and Post ProductionSTEP 06 – It’s all over, until next time… There is a lot of work that goes into producing 3D imagery and animation. Scenes […]

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September 24, 2010