50 free book textures and models for the Unreal Engine

Besides using Blender for architectural visualization, we also believe that the Unreal Engine is an incredible resource for interactive projects. For artists looking to create applications for their projects, using the Unreal Engine will give you a wide list of benefits. It is not an open source solution, but for architectural visualization, you won’t have […]

Free ocean-water simulation tool for the Unreal Engine

For architectural visualization projects using the Unreal Engine, you will find plenty resources for interior scenes. But, for exteriors requiring natural landscapes, you might have a hard time finding useful tools. If your project needs a large water surface like an ocean or lake, you may end up with a flat plane with a water […]

Datasmith will speed up archiviz using the Unreal Engine

Architectural visualization artists using various software to show their projects knows that getting data from one place to another is a synonym to rework. On best case scenarios, you will only have to make minor adjustments to materials or textures. But, in reality, you will have to make a full review of all settings to […]

Free cinematic grass for the Unreal Engine

What would be an external architectural visualization scene with no vegetation at all? Unless your scene is in an urban environment surrounded by concrete, you eventually will have to add foliage. For the cases where you have a garden around the building, you most likely will need to create grass. In the Unreal Engine, you […]

148 free textures and materials for the Unreal Engine

The Unreal Engine has a great appeal among architectural visualization artists, not only because it can produce incredible results with interactive real-time rendering. Besides that, it also offers a free license for design projects, even for commercial purposes. For the modeling stage of the project, you can count on Blender to create all 3d objects […]

Free foliage kit for architecture in the Unreal Engine

For projects that use the Unreal Engine as a way to give realism to 3D models is imperative to add some furniture objects to the scene. Otherwise, you will lose the sense of scale. Besides furniture, you should also include vegetation to those projects. Not only they will help you to give context to the […]

Lighting a scene for architecture using Blender and Unreal

What is necessary to light a scene for architectural visualization using the Unreal Engine? If you are coming from a Blender Cycles background, all the process will look entirely different. In Cycles, you will need a good environment map (HDR) and a few large light sources to start. Going from that point, you can work […]