Best of 2018 in architectural visualization: Round one

For most people, the year’s end is a time for celebration and reflection for everything you experienced along the past twelve months. In architectural visualization, we usually get a weak demand for projects, and it gives us time to reorganize and recharge our batteries for the upcoming year. Here in Blender 3D Architect, we are […]

Free 3d scanned human figure for interiors

Earlier this week I was mentioning how important it is to add context and a sense of scale to architectural render, using something simple like a texture of a human figure. You will make clear to anyone looking at the scene the proportions and measurements of the scene. However, on some occasions, a simple texture […]

Blender 2.8: Collections for architectural modeling

For several years we used to organize 3d scenes in Blender using layers as a default way to split, hide, and organize scenes. In Blender 2.8 layers are no longer an option to do such a task. They are not available anymore. Instead of layers we now have Collections. Before we proceed, you can learn […]

Download Free Christmas assets

As we are getting closer to Christmas, you may have to work on a particular type of 3d renders, which will also require unique assets. I’m talking about images with a Christmas theme that you can send over to family, friends, or clients. Do you have any good Christmas assets in your library? That is […]

Blender 2.8 and Add-ons for architectural visualization

Whenever we have a new release of Blender a few artists will start to wonder if they will have to make changes to their workflow. One of the main reasons to have a “broken” workflow is the absence of a particular Add-on. For instance, in architectural modeling, it is hard to start a project without […]

Typevariant House Winter with Octane and Blender

At the end of a complex architectural visualization project, most people will send the final images to the client and usually will never go back to see those files again. You will keep them in your archives to never open them again. That is different from personal projects where you can choose the development pace […]

25 Free cutout textures in PNG for architecture

What is the best way to add context to any architectural visualization project? A human scale is always the best choice for that kind of project, where you have an image “in scale” helping to give a sense of proportion. For architectural renders you will find lots of different ways to add such scales, going […]

Blender 2.8: Using advance mode for modeling

One of the most critical aspects of architectural visualization with Blender is the modeling stage. That is where everything will start and using a model with the wrong proportions or measurements will have a catastrophic impact on the final result. Therefore, you must use a high level of precision to create your 3d models in […]