Modeling a chair with polygons for architecture

It is always nice to watch some modeling tutorials made with other 3d softwares, but that can be used in Blender. And almost any tutorial that uses polygon based 3d modeling can be used with Blender, depending only on the efforts of the artist to adapt the technique. In the tutorial below you will find […]

MachStudio Pro is now a free download for GPU Render

The number of options for people interested on jumping in GPU renders is getting bigger everyday. I just saw that the company behind MachStudio Pro, which were a commercial solution to create GPU based renders, just changed their business model to focus on consulting and training, and decided to give MachStudio Pro for free. Before […]

Match photo tutorial with SketchUp for architecture

One of the features of SketchUp that I really like for architectural visualization is the Match photo tool. With this tool we can align the perspective of any photo to the axis of the SketchUp viewport. This allows us to create an architectural model based on a real building, using a photo as reference. If […]

Free SketchUp plugin for modeling structures in 3D

From all the parts of an architectural project, there is one that doesn’t show up on visualization very often. I’m talking about the structural elements of a building, and since almost on every project this type of element if hidden by walls, we don’t have to model them in 3d. But, in some cases those […]

Modeling a lamp with polygon modeling

The technique called polygon modeling is often used to create architectural visualization models, because we can have a lot of control over the topology of an object created with polygons. One of the highlights of polygon modeling, is that we can use almost any type of guide or tutorial, even from other 3d softwares, because […]

Free SketchUp plugin Silhouette To Plane

I was working on a project last week, and I had a simple task at that time, and the objective was to create 2d orthogonal views from a 3d model. At first I thought it wouldn`t be that difficult, but soon I realize that it would be a very tedious task. The project had to […]

High poly furniture modeling: Bantam armchair

It is quite common to find tutorials about furniture modeling that only shows how to create low poly models, and that doesn`t go to long on the detailing necessary to create high poly furniture. Well, I was browsing the web this morning when I found this great tutorial about high poly furniture modeling. I know, […]