How to create a true isometric camera for architecture?

In architectural visualization, we often have to deal with a camera that mimics the human eye, by placing it inside a room or at ground level outside a building model. But, sometimes you may have to work on something other than this type of camera. A typical kind of perspective used for architecture is axonometric, […]

Exterior visualization with Blender: On the terrace

The use of vegetation could become a challenge for an exterior visualization project, especially if you don’t have the right assets. It could be only grass or a small collection of trees. When you get the right objects at the scene, a landscape will become a significant contribution to the visualization project. Do you want […]

17 free scanned 3d people for architecture

How do you add scale and context to your renders for architectural projects? One of the oldest tricks in the field is to add a cutout image of a person, which will match the scene. For instance, at a shopping mall scene you will find a picture of a lady caring some shopping bags, and […]

Showroom with Blender Internal Render

How often do you see anything related to architectural rendering these days associated with the Blender Internal Render? I have to say that it is hard to find something about it. All artists go straight to either Cycles or other external render engines. I was browsing some artwork at the Blenderartists forums, and suddenly I […]

Workflow for architectural visualization with Blender

At first, a workflow for architectural visualization may not seem apparent to artists willing to adopt Blender as their primary tool. Before you become comfortable with Blender and architectural visualization a few tests and simulation will point the right way of doing visualization. For most artists, this doesn’t come with your first interactions with the […]

Living room made with Blender and Cycles

As the first step to any architectural visualization project, you have to decide wich parts of the project will get featured on your renders. A decision like this may drive all development of the project. When you don’t have a clue about camera position, framing or other details about the project things usually take longer […]

Hairdresser: Interior visualization with Blender

From this past few weeks that I was working on the contents of new courses in Blender 3D Architect, and was unable to post new articles. In the meantime, some impressive projects have shown up on Blenderartists. And to catch up on a few selected projects, let me show you an impressive project from an […]

Winter environment render

As an architectural visualization artist, I’m always looking for references and scenes that might help me solve problems faster. Those problems are mostly related to the initial setup of a project that I’m not particularly used to create. Like a winter environment. To take a step into something that doesn’t get too much attention here […]