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May 6, 2017
How do you make up renders and or images from iPhone rumors. (The physical device hasn't been launch by Apple yet so how do people make up renders and/or images about what the future iPhones and future devices will look like.)

The image below is one of the many renders/images of the future iPhone 8. Image from Aleh on Tapatalk.

If anybody has any information about how to makeup renders/images about future devices, please put it in the comments below.

What is the easiest program to make up renders/images for future devices? (Check for more information on my post up above.) I know Blender is one of them but that's kinda hard to use.


macrumors 6502a
Feb 12, 2008
East Riding of Yorkshire, UK
"Easiest" is subjective - what you find easy and what I find easy may not be the same thing. However, I suppose you have two options - take the 3D route or the 2D route.

For 2D, you could draw the various views in something like Adobe Illustrator, perhaps with some tweaking in Photoshop afterwards. If they're too expensive then you might want to look at something like Affinity Designer.

For 3D, Blender would be the obvious choice, or perhaps SketchUp. Or perhaps some sort of CAD package, although that's outside my area of expertise.
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macrumors 68040
Apr 17, 2012
Destin, FL
Easiest? Everything is easy, once you learn it. 10,000hrs at whatever 'that' is and you are a pro. Blender has tons of tutorials and costs nothing but time and effort. Sketchup is a little more simplistic ( not really true / sketchup is crazy powerful ) just made for a different purpose than Blender.

I say learn Blender. You'll be creating things in a week, making awesome stuff in a month, writing your own tutorials in a year and start a company in two.
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