Weekly Summary – Denoising guide, Bed furniture pack and Indoor pool

In the upcoming Blender 2.79, you will find an incredible set of tools and new features, which will change the way we work with architectural visualization. Among them, you will find filmic and the fantastic Denoising tool. The results of the Denoising are quite impressive because you will get “clean” images with fewer samples. For […]

YafaRay 3.3 released

A few years ago most of the architectural visualization artists using Blender had to pick an external render. We didn’t have Cycles or anything close to that. The best choice was to use YafRay, which later changed the name to YafaRay. Ever since Cycles appeared, people immediately began to “abandon” external renderers. Today it is […]

Cottage: Architectural modelling with Add-ons

The use of Add-ons for architectural modeling may give you an advantage in several areas, but will also make you dependent on that tool. In most cases, you should have a clear understanding of how to create geometry with no Add-on support. We do know some artists that don’t like the amount of geometry some […]

3000 assets for architectural videos in Blender

As a way to show how Blender can become a production powerhouse for any architectural visualization office, you just have to list off their features. By the time you get to the not so obvious features like the Game Engine and the Video Sequence Editor people will immediately ask how much it will cost! You […]

Free 3D sofa with pillows for architecture

The furniture models you choose for your project will help to add context, scale and a human touch to the image. For architectural visualization, those are requirements you can’t ignore! That is the main reason for artists to invest so much time developing good furniture models. For instance, when you have to create a model […]

Free ocean-water simulation tool for the Unreal Engine

For architectural visualization projects using the Unreal Engine, you will find plenty resources for interior scenes. But, for exteriors requiring natural landscapes, you might have a hard time finding useful tools. If your project needs a large water surface like an ocean or lake, you may end up with a flat plane with a water […]

21 free PBR textures in 4K

The upcoming updates and new features of Blender will make quality textures a crucial asset for realistic architectural visualization. No matter if you use Cycles or Eevee, getting good PBR textures will make a huge difference. We are often pointing to free resources related to PBR textures for architecture, and today we have an update […]