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 […]

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 […]