Render to print in scale using Blender: New lesson

From all possible options to render architectural projects in Blender one that usually people forget is FreeStyle. The NPR render engine that allows you to create cartoon style images is also a great feature of Blender. Using the precision modeling options of Blender, you can create technical drawings using FreeStyle tools. It could be something […]

Free sofa set for Blender

Free sofa set for Blender

An excellent furniture asset for architectural usually shows not only a single 3d model, but a pack that you can add to a scene and quickly populate large areas. That is the case for a free furniture set that you can download today! A design company from Vietnam called Lib Team posted on their Behance […]

Riverside House in Blender Cycles

A standard requirement for external architectural visualization projects is to use grass, plants or any vegetation in the surroundings. For that kind of project, you should find a technique or resource that helps you to create such type of “natural resource.” Do you want to see a project that uses that type of resource to […]

Converting 3ds Max files to Blender: Practical example

We often share links to furniture libraries or models that artists eventually post on their accounts at Behance or ArtStation. Before any link appears here in Blender 3D Architect, we make sure it is compatible with Blender. By compatible, we mean it is in a format that someone with Blender can easily import. Like a […]

interiors with Eevee

Light setup for interiors with Eevee

During the last few months, you probably saw a lot of impressive artwork, reviews, and examples of the power of Eevee. The upcoming real-time render engine of Blender 2.8 is one of the highlights of the next Blender update. Among the several examples of artwork you also saw a few of them related to architectural […]

Best articles from March 2018

We are just starting another month, and in the previous thirty days, Blender 3D Architect readers found about 40-50 articles related to architectural visualization. Among those articles, you will get assets, tutorials and featured projects or interviews with artists. If you missed any of the articles from March 2018, here is a list with some […]

Fixing dimensions in architectural models: New lesson

A key factor for any architectural visualization effort is to get a 3D model with the correct dimensions and proportions. For that reason, one of the first tasks any artist will perform when they get a 3D model from an online library is to check if all dimensions are correct. If they don’t match, you […]

Free forest floor PBR texture set

Free forest floor PBR texture set

Earlier this week we described a way to create grass for architecture in Blender, using an Add-on that takes advantage of Blenders particle system. It establishes the leaves and using particle settings we can populate large areas with “grass.” Another way to simulate vegetation is with textures, and today you can get a pack of […]