Review of V-Ray RT by an architectural visualization artist

It`s not often that we can see an article about architectural visualization on 3d computer graphics magazines, but every once in a while they appear. Just like in the last version of the free online magazine RenderOut! (Spanish only), with a great article about the creation of a photo real building with 3ds Max. In […]

Free version of SketchUp with no support for DWG and DXF files

A lot of architectural visualization artists start their projects or studies in softwares like SketchUp, where they have a faster workflow to create shapes and try different compositions from all kinds of shapes for their projects. I know a lot of architects and offices that uses SketchUp as main tool to start a project, or […]

Free courseware for AutoCAD 2D and 3D

Since I have started to work with Blender 3D for architectural visualization, one of the most common doubts of architects and office managers ask me is about the migration of a complete AutoCAD based workflow to visualize the projects to Blender 3D. They want to edit the project to make the visualization process in Blender […]

Perspective correction for architectural visualization with Hugin

As a architectural visualization artist we Will always have to work with the composition of virtual 3d content created with softwares like Blender 3D, and photographs taken from the actual site where our project will come to be build. The composition process of photos and 3d content has a critical point, which is the alignment […]

Augmented reality and architectural visualization

The augmented reality can boost up the experiences provided in visualization in a way that was only a matter of science fiction a few years ago. I do believe that this is a technology that we will be using to create architectural visualization in the near future, even if this is still a subject that […]

Free tutorials about 3d modeling for architectural visualization

The modeling process for architectural visualization is very different from projects dealing with organic shapes. With organic shapes we can focus in the approximated proportion of the model and organize the topology of the model to receive good deformations, when the model is animated. For models used in architectural visualization projects the focus is on […]