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 […]

Blender Cycles new feature: Rendering hair, fur and Grass?

A new version of Blender was released last week, and even with lots of new features to play with, you will be impressed to know that more features are coming. A developer called BroadStu is working in a patch for strand rendering in Cycles. This means that we will be able to render hair, fur […]

How to hide mesh based lights on Blender Cycles?

The use of mesh-based light in Blender Cycles is one of the most important elements to setup a good light for architecture. But, there is a small inconvenience with those types of lights. They are big planes or objects that emit light, which will result on them showing up on the rendering. If you don`t […]

Modeling and rendering an interior scene with Blender Cycles

For those of you that didn`t had anything planned for the weekend, I just found out a really incredible tutorial that will keep you busy for at least one hour! The guys from Blenderpedia posted a tutorial a few days ago showing how to model and render an interior using Blender Cycles. Even if you […]

Tutorial about Blender Cycles for architecture: External scene

When you start an architectural visualization project modeled with Blender these days, which renderer do you try to use? A lot of people is starting to move all their projects to Cycles, and it is not just because it is already there, you don`t have to install any extra software or exporter. The renderer is […]