Rendering a bedroom with Blender Cycles
Shortly we will have a great addition for architectural visualization artists using Blender, which is the new Blender render engine called Cycles. Iâ€™m studying Cycles a lot, because I want to start working on as many projects as I can use it, and because Iâ€™m building an online course about Cycles. So far the course is for Brazilian Portuguese speakers only, but I do have plans to start some online courses related to architecture. And one of the first courses would be about Cycles for architecture.
In the meantime, you can check out a beautiful example of what we can do with Cycles for design in this project available to download at BlendSwap. It is a full scene rendered with Cycles showing a bedroom. The file has all the geometry, but no textures. Even without the textures, we can learn a lot about how to light up a scene using Cycles for interior visualization.
my personal Cycles test renders, http://bit.ly/rknMhc
Very nice and thank you for that input !
Cylces does support instancing, is that right ?
Does Cylces support Alphamaps ?
How long did it take to render and what was the renderresolution ?
hi, i started using blender for 3d moddeling in architecture. is cycles the internal render in blender 2.5 to understand? and if so… can u maybe give some links on how to use cycles? as in some tutorials…
Great scene, amazing work. Thanks for sharing it.
I would like to know when your course about Cycles will be ready even for English speaker!
@Florian: Cycles will be included officially in 2.61 (around december, two months from now)… But you can find versions of blender that already include an unfiniched version of Cycles at : http://www.graphicall.org...
It’s safe to play with, but it is not production-ready yet…
Here’s a link to a good introduction tutorial for Cycles: “http://vimeo.com/31129475″…
Now I have a question of my own guys… I can’t get Blender to import DXF files!
I know this is not a forum, but I need a little help here!
Here’s a link to a thread I posted on Blender Artists: “http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?208651-DXF-import-not-working-in-2.56&highlight=”
Tried what these guys recommended, but the file saved from 2.49 gives me a totally empty file on 2.60…