Aligning 3d objects with Python for architectural modeling

The use of scripts to create routines and do repetitive tasks in 3d modeling is a common practice among more experienced artists, and for architectural modeling it’s no different. In Blender 3D we use Python to create scripts that can help us in the modeling process. From time to time, I show a few scripts […]

Creating clouds for exterior visualization projects in Blender 3d 2.50

In Blender 3D 2.50 we will find a lot of new tools and options to enhance our architectural visualization projects, and add atmospheric effects to animations, with an incredible speed and short workflow. For instance, if have to create an external animation showing a fly through around the site of a project, the environment could […]

Controlling cameras for rendering with YafaRay

Earlier this week I was talking about how to control and make the camera of Blender 3D, behave like a real camera with settings such as ISO, Exposure and FStop with the help of LuxRender. Actually, we have to use those settings using the controls of LuxRender. This is a great way to make our […]

NPR for architectural visualization with Blender 2.50 and FreeStyle

The integration between Blender 3D and FreeStyle render, which is capable of create great NPR images is one of the features develop as part of the SoC 2008. It is still in development by Maxime Curione, but now the development is aimed to use FreeStyle with Blender 2.50. This a useful feature for architectural visualization […]

LuxRender 0.6 released with a new tool called LuxMerger

A new version of the open source Unbiased render engine called LuxRender was release, and after a long sequence or release candidates, most of the bugs were corrected and we have a new stable release. Among several small tweaks and improvements, this release is very similar to what we already saw in the previous RC […]