Free download of LuxRender scenes for architecture

One of the best ways to get started with any external render in Blender is to get scene examples to study and see how it works. And following this principle you can download a few sample scenes with a complete setup in LuxRender! At the Show-off pack, you will find a lot of scenes rendered […]

LuxVR: Virtual reality using Blender and LuxRender

Would you like to create virtual reality presentations of your architectural projects produced with Blender? For those of you that said yes, in the near future LuxRender might help you out to go into virtual reality presentations. The LuxVR project is an initiative of a LuxRender developer known as Dade. He describes most of what […]

How to use the Amazon Web Services to render with LuxRender?

For everyone working with 3d modeling or animation, one of the critical aspects of any job is the render time. It is quite common to remove details or effects from materials in order to get the render done on schedule, or otherwise you will miss the deadline. One of the solutions to get those critical […]

LuxRender contest “Simple is beautiful”

It is competition time at the LuxRender user forums, and the theme of the contest this time is “Simple is beautiful”. For me this competition is somehow special, because I`m one of the sponsors of the contest. So, what about the rules? If you want to join the fun and send your image to be […]

Model, light and render a room with Blender and LuxRender

In most projects an architectural visualization artist will try to simulate sunlight on both external and internal visualizations for architecture. If the project is an internal view the sunlight will get into the room mostly through a window. An interesting tutorial created by an artist called Jason Clarke show how to create a simple room […]

Demo of the new PathGPU2 from SmallLuxGPU

I know that everybody is excited about the new Blender Cycles, but we can`t forget about the other options for use GPU based render with Blender. If you don`t remember, we still have SmallLuxGPU that enable us to create some amazing renderings using GPU power, and it has a new PathGPU2 render method that is […]

Free download of an interior scene with Blender and LuxRender

In the past, when I still just dreamed about working with architectural visualization I tried to guess the methods used by an artist, every time I saw an rendered image. With time you will get more experienced and the process of guessing a technique will become easier. But, compare your work with a project made […]

Blender and LuxRender: Full interior scene for download

One of the best way to learn about the setup of an external render for Blender, is to grab a full scene and take a look on how the author manage to achieve the level of realism and detail for a particular scene. If you are interested on a great example to study Blender and […]