Red vase study with Cycles

Blender 2.9: The beginner's guide

A great way to develop our skills in interior rendering with Cycles is with personal projects. If you are looking to get a job in a studio, having several personal projects in a portfolio is a great plus. The reason for that is because people will have the impression that you like to test your creative skills.

Having a portfolio with only commercial or academic projects is great, but personal projects will make you stand out from the crowd.

Here is a personal project from an artist called smili, and shared at the BlenderArtists forums. The project has a name of “Red Vase” and shows a minimalist interior scene with a red vase at the center.

Unfortunately, we don’t have much more details about the project like render settings or light setup. The only information shared by author:

  • 2000 samples for each render
  • The color profile is filmic
  • The primary light source is an HDRI map
  • An emission plane helps with the lights above the window frame
  • Color correction on both Blender and Photoshop

If you visit the link, you will get a few additional shots from the scene, including some close-ups from the furniture models.

Architectural glass shader


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