So I started with a completely empty room, which was great for planning what I should do. Obviously I ran into many designing bumps along the way… figuring out how “Portal” to go, what would look cool, what would look too cheesy. But here’s just some basic shots to show you how empty it was when I started:
I knew I wanted the “panels” like are in the game, so I measured the walls, and tried to evenly break them up into the “panels.” Due to the size of some of the walls, there were a few inches variance on some of them, but in the end, I don’t think it’s possible to tell which ones are larger/smaller. I also knew I wanted a trail of blue dots, and orange dots, and I wanted them to be across the room from one another (for balance), but didn’t figure out exactly where until later.