Poly Haven: New hub for public domain assets

A key resource for any 3D artist working with digital creation is assets to quickly populate a scene or project. Those assets may include textures, 3D models, and anything that can help us adding context to a scene. We often recommend the download of assets from sites like HDRI haven and Texture Haven. They offer […]

20 Free cutout images for exteriors (PNG)

Even with lots of options regarding Add-ons and tools to include vegetation and trees to architectural exteriors, you should also keep a couple of cutout textures ready to use if you need something lightweight for the project. And by lightweight, I mean an object that is nothing more than a 3D Plane with a texture. […]

4 Free wood textures for architecture

There are some types of textures used in architectural projects that need to be in your asset library. We can name a few of those surfaces like concrete, bricks, and tiles. One of the most common types of materials that you need to have available is wood. You find wood in almost all modern architectural […]

10 Free adult female textures in cutout format (PSD)

The best resource to include people for scale purposes or give context to a render is cutout textures. They are easy to use in Blender, and with textures, you won’t have any additional load in processing time for a render. As a downside for cutout textures, we can point to their flat nature, which requires […]

15 Free PBR materials with plastics, polystyrene, and tech

An artist who often appears here in Blender 3D Architect with significant materials and textures that you can download for free is Julio Sillet. He posts his work on Gumroad using the fair price model, where you can give the artist any amount you want for an asset. That also includes a free download if […]

6 Free skies for exterior architectural renders (JPG)

Even with the existence of multiple options regarding skies and backgrounds in Blender like the procedural Sky or Blackbody node, you might find it easier to insert a photo-based reference to get the desired mood. For instance, you may want to render a project with a warm afternoon look. Instead of trying to match the […]

13 Free fabric materials for architecture (PBR)

We often share a resource with our readers is PBR materials that can make a difference in any architectural visualization project. Some of those materials can help a lot in furniture design, like leather and fabrics. That is the case for today’s library of materials. Do you want to add 13 free PBR materials about […]

8 Free cutout textures of people (Bird’s Eye)

The easiest way of adding a human scale or reference to any 3D project in Blender is using cutout textures of people, which also applies to vegetation and cars if you have the right textures. Most of those textures consider the point of view from the observer at ground level. That works great for most […]