Red vase study with Cycles

A great way to develop our skills in interior rendering with Cycles is with personal projects. If you are looking to get a job in a studio, having several personal projects in a portfolio is a great plus. The reason for that is because people will have the impression that you like to test your […]

18 Free scenes and models with Japanese style architecture

Each part of the world will show a particular type of construction and material use, based on several factors from culture to weather. Some of that types are easily recognizable. Like some buildings available in Japanese cities. A few examples are the incredible useful conbinis, which are their convenience stores, and the traditional house made […]

Armory 3D 0.4 available to download

The future of architectural visualization is having most of our work as interactive 3d applications and achieving that you need to use game development technology. Not only you will have to create interactive 3d applications, but also have them integrated into mobile apps. Because of license limitations, we could not use the old Blender Game […]

How to choose wood for interiors in architecture

A common type of material for surfaces like a floor in architecture is wood. That is most likely the first texture you pick for an interior visualization project. But, what are your criteria to choose a particular type of wood? Some people will use a combination of color, patterns, and availability. What if you want […]

Texture Haven is coming

When you have a project like an interior visualization of a scene to render with Cycles, having at your disposal a high-quality HDRI map is critical for lighting. That type of map works as an environmental texture and will add a great deal of light to the scene. In the past, you had to either […]

Blender 2.8: Using IES profiles in Cycles

One of the features announced for Blender 2.8 in the past few days is the ability to use IES Profiles in Cycles, which will be a great help for any architectural visualization artist looking to create simulations of artificial lights. What is an IES profile? That is a small text file that usually lamps manufacturers […]

Free office set furniture for Blender

Are you looking for some assets for an interior project related to home offices? The guys from Triangleform shared a small set of free assets that might help you in that kind of visualization. You don’t have to register to download the files, and it is a direct download. About 100MB in size. Here is […]

White living in Cycles

One of the essential elements to designing any architectural project is to orient the building. Find how sunlight will get to the room to either heat the room in the winter or cool it down for the summer. But, for architectural render, you might skip the sun studies if it doesn’t contribute the visualization. Like […]