How to use the new Smoke feature of Blender 3D 2.50

One of the new features of the upcoming Blender 3D 2.50 will be the new Smoke simulation tools, which will allow us to work with a mix of particles and procedural clouds to simulate smoke. This is not directly related with architectural visualization, but if we take a closer look on how this feature works, […]

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 […]

Multi-touch interfaces for 3d modeling

There are a lot of cool and revolutionary Technologies showing up from time to time, with the promise to change the way we work and interact with computers. One of those technologies is the multi-touch interface that a lot of us already carry around with your cell phones. A few computers already have it applied […]

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 […]

Stereoscopic render for architectural visualization

In the entertainment industry we have a growing tendency of producing 3d animations using stereoscopic renderings, which is a new form of visual interaction for animated feature films. I have watched some of those animations recently using 3d glasses and I was wondering when this feature will be used for architectural visualization? The technical aspect […]

Precision modeling with Blender 3D: Script Lengthen

The quest for tools and techniques that helps us to model with precision never ends and part of this search in Blender is related to some nice scripts, which can really save a modeling that requires attention in the dimensions. Today I’m going to talk about a script called Lenghten, developed by Pedro Caeiro and […]