Bforartists reaches 1.0

While we have Blender 2.8 evolving to reach beta in a couple of months, a few derivate versions of Blender are also evolving. Do you remember Bforartists? It is among several Blender fork projects, and one of their primary objectives is to create a version of the software more friendly to 3d artists. One of […]

Blender 2.8: How to use wireframe mode?

In the past weeks, Blender 2.8 is showing some impressive new options and tools, leading the way to a beta release in the next couple months. Even with an experimental build that receives changes, almost daily, some artists are already trying to use the new tools for modeling. A few of our students from the […]

Blender 2.8 updates: No more BGE and Blender Internal

In a recent update regarding the development of Blender 2.8, we got two “features” that will no longer be available. The first one is the Blender Render, which was present in the software ever since the early versions. Another feature of Blender that was left behind is the Game Engine, at least in its actual […]

How to use multiple monitors with Blender?

What is the best way to boost the productivity of a digital artist? Some people might say that getting better hardware, like a more powerful GPU or more memory. Those will bring a lot of benefits, are on the wish list of most digital artists. But, there is something that could equally improve your productivity, […]

Blender 2.8: Where is the viewport shading?

At the beginning of this week, we shared an impressive scene made in the upcoming Blender 2.8, showing a toilet scene in Eevee. The real-time render engine of Blender 2.8 is one of the highlights of the new version. Based on that scene, some readers went to the Blender Builder page to get an experimental […]

Bfoartists Update 0.94: Matching Blender 2.79

A 3D software that appeared here in Blender 3D Architect as part of a list of derivates from Blender just got an upgrade. I’m talking about bfoartists! The new basis for the tool is Blender 2.79 with all the new features and updates! Artists using Bfoartists will be able to use filmic, Denoising, Improved OpenCL […]

Blender 2.79 released

After a period of testing and bug hunting, we finally have the final and stable version of Blender 2.79 available to download. You can grab your copy at this link. In recent years this release may be the most significant update to architectural visualization artists, after the Cycles first appearance back in version 2.61. Why […]

Blender 2.79 Release Candidate 1 available

If you are following the series of articles about the upcoming Blender 2.79, you probably are anxious about the new features. Some artists are even calling them as “magic” features. Until a few days ago only test builds from Blender 2.79 were available, and now you can download the very first release candidate! To download […]