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Blender particles for trees distribution

On several occasions, we do share with our readers some interesting resources related to trees, people or some other assets that you can use in architectural visualization projects. Some of those projects will require you to a basically knowledge of Blender to properly use them efficiently. For instance, if you have a tree model or […]

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Simple vegetation maps and models for architecture

The benefits of using low poly assets for architectural visualization are directly related to projects aimed at real-time 3D. In these days where people are not satisfied anymore with static images and non-interactive multimedia, we must change the way architectural visualization is born. And to change that you probably will invest on real-time visualization using […]

Urban environments in Blender

Urban environments in Blender

The scales involved in a regular project for architecture hardly goes beyond a skyscraper or something like a shopping mall. But, at some point, you may have to extrapolate that and move to something like a full city. In that case, you probably will need some tool or resource to speed up the modeling of […]

SketchUp to Blender

From SketchUp to Blender

Nowadays a lot of artists are looking to Blender capabilities and trying to find some use for some of their best features. And one of those highlights is undoubtedly Blender Cycles. Among those artists, you will find some SketchUp users willing to get a better render from their architectural projects. What is the best way […]

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Architectural modeling for games

The market for architectural visualization artists has gained a new field in the past months with the extensive use of 3d models for games. All those 3d games must have scenarios, and this means buildings. Have you ever imagine yourself working in the games industry? If you want to take a look at how architectural […]

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Free library of trees and grass

What is the best way to add trees to an architectural visualization scenes? In my opinion, the best option would be using high-resolution textures with an alpha map correctly configured on 2d planes. Textures will do the job most of the time. But, at some projects they might not be enough, and you may have […]

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Free download of a building model created with Blender

By the time you get to the end of a project and everything is set to start the final render, you realize that something is missing: the background! This is the moment that you wish for some generic 3d models to place behind your own model, just to compose a nice background. If you don’t […]

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Realistic 3d trees for architecture

What is the best way to place trees in your architectural visualization project? For me I always try to use textures to get the best result and at the same time keep the scene easy to edit. But, a texture may not be useful at all times and specially when you have a moving camera […]