Free download of a fabric material for Blender Cycles

What would be of some furniture models without the right material? When we start a project that should be rendered with Cycles, one of the challenges is to figure out the proper settings for each type of material we need. But, one of the highlights of being a Blender user is to find a helpful […]

GPU Render demo with Cycles for architecture

From all features added to Blender in the past few months, I believe that no other feature had the impact of Cycles. Just to be able to render my projects with advanced shaders, global illumination and more is something that most Blender users dreamed about for years. Besides all that we also can use or […]

Rendering a bedroom with Blender Cycles

For those of you trying to learn Blender Cycles and render interior scenes for architecture with Blender, I just found an interesting project posted at the Blenderartists forums that might help. An artist called AniMeAniBe posted at the forums some interesting renders with the visualization of a modern bedroom. All the modeling was done in […]

Free download of a realistic leather material for Blender Cycles

A really common type of material used on furniture is leather, and a quick overview of some classic furniture like the Eames chair, Barcelona chair and others will show us how important a realistic leather material could be for architectural visualization. Do you know how to setup good-looking leather material in Blender? What about Cycles? […]

Family house: Interior rendering with Blender Cycles

The amount of artists using Blender Cycles to render architectural projects is growing fast, and with all the new features added to Cycles in the past few months, it will become quite easy to find nice examples of artwork create for architecture using Cycles. And I want to show you another impressive set of images […]

Using IES lights with Blender Cycles

Here is some great news for anyone using Blender Cycles to render architectural visualization! A new Addon posted at the Blenderartists forums allow us to use IES profiles with Cycles. Yes, with this new Addon you can use photometric lights to render your scenes in Cycles. For those of you that doesn’t know what an […]