Free architectural scenes for Blender (update)

For artists trying to create their first projects using Blender, the setup process of a scene can become challenging. Once you have the scene modeled and with all assets and materials, finding the best rendering settings could take a while. Would it be great to have a scene to use as a “template” or a […]

Controlling lines with Python: New Lesson

Every time we have the opportunity to show what Blender can do for architects, people become astonished by the possibilities. It can create realistic images, real-time visualization, and even technical drawings. Yes, you can create technical drawings with Blender. How is that possible? If you use Freestyle as your renderer and a particular set of […]

Using CAD blocks in Blender

Using CAD blocks in Blender: New lesson

The use of Blender for architectural visualization can go much further than only creating realistic images. You can also use the NPR capabilities of FreeStyle to create architectural documentation, like a floor plan and section cuts. It may sound strange at first, but once you get the technique, it becomes incredibly easy and fast to […]

Render to print in scale using Blender: New lesson

From all possible options to render architectural projects in Blender one that usually people forget is FreeStyle. The NPR render engine that allows you to create cartoon style images is also a great feature of Blender. Using the precision modeling options of Blender, you can create technical drawings using FreeStyle tools. It could be something […]

Fixing dimensions in architectural models: New lesson

A key factor for any architectural visualization effort is to get a 3D model with the correct dimensions and proportions. For that reason, one of the first tasks any artist will perform when they get a 3D model from an online library is to check if all dimensions are correct. If they don’t match, you […]

Modeling a building from a floor plan: New Lesson

One of our first pieces of training received today a brand new lesson, which is about how to create a building from a floor plan. Using a technical drawing from AutoCAD in the DWG format, we go step-by-step on what to do to convert and import that drawing to Blender. When you have the drawing […]

Free online training for Blender and architecture

One of the oldest projects that we have here at Blender 3D Architect, which for several reasons we were unable to finish is basic training for artists starting to use Blender. With the focus on architectural visualization. In recent months a significant amount of artists became interested in Blender. Much of that interest is a […]

Updated contact information

In the past few days for some reason, my contact form stopped to send me messages. If you are among the various readers that tried to get in touch with us using the contact form, unfortunately, the message was lost. It got to my attention when I got a message from a reader that fortunately […]