Architectural animation with Blender Cycles

Working with animation for architecture was that type of job that concerned artists. The reason to fear an animation project is the rendering, which may consume a significant amount of resources. A render farm would help to render the animation if the client is willing to pay the bill. With recent developments in Cycles and […]

Free cinematic background music for architecture

What is cinematic architecture? That is the name of camera based animations where you can fly around a scene. A cinematic animation is a powerful media to use as a sales engagement for a project. Some architectural visualization studios also produce their entire reel as a cinematic animation sequence. The process to create such animations […]

Blender for VFX and architecture

When we talk about architectural visualization with Blender, most of us just associate the idea of creating images for potential projects that have a potential to get built. But, as digital artists, we have a much broader field to put architectural modeling and visualization skills to work. Have you ever imagine yourself working in the […]

Animation for architecture with Blender and Octane

An animation for architecture may take a long time to render and for artists that don’t use top of the line hardware, an animation may be a deal breaker for a low budget project. Have you ever produced an animation for architecture? It is mainly a camera animation and will not require a complicated setup […]

Animation for architecture: Using soft bodies and cell fracture

From all tools available in Blender for animation, I believe that soft bodies and the ability to break polygons are not among the first choices of an artist to create anything for architecture. But, with some imagination and talent even those tools could be used to create interesting effects in architectural animation. That was exactly […]

Animation for architecture made with Blender

An architectural visualization artist is always looking for examples of animations and stills produced to show architecture. It is always good to know what other artists and studios are producing in terms of architectural visualization, and push our own work forward and improve the quality of images and animations. The number of studios using Blender […]

Creating motion graphics with Blender using Add-ons

One of the things that I really like to play around with Blender is motion graphics, not only to pratice animation, but to be able to add some nice intros to an architectural visualization animation. There are two nice Add-ons for Blender 2.5 that might help us on the production of motion graphics, specially with […]