Free plants

Free plants models with textures for Blender

What is the best method to create vegetation in Blender for architectural visualization? In that case, you have two main options. The first one is using textures in planes. If the textures have an alpha channel, you will get a vegetation “object” to use in your scene. You cant move the camera around the object, […]

mouses for architectural modeling

Best mouses for architectural modeling

What is the essential device you need to interact with Blender? To work with Blender and produce architectural modeling it is nearly impossible not to use a mouse. Most of the shortcuts and 3d navigation happen with the aid of the mouse. If you got yourself, using a notebook without a mouse. And for any […]

photo reference

18GB of free photo reference

As a digital artist working with architectural visualization, you probably need lots of photo reference sources. Those images will help you during modeling and also be part of a render, as a background or texture. How do you search and find a photo reference for architecture? Those references will help you in both furniture modeling […]

post-production architectural visualization

Free alternative for post-production architectural visualization

What is the best option to work with post-production architectural visualization? At some point, you will have to create a render and later, make small adjustments in either color or visual aspects of your image. We work in a field that has close ties to photography and much of the tools we use, will eventually […]

seamless textures for architecture

Free CC0 seamless textures for architecture

What are the best characteristics of a texture for architecture visualization? A great texture would have an excellent resolution to match an equally high-resolution render. Have multiple maps to create PBR materials and be seamless. For many artists having seamless textures for architecture is an incredible advantage. That type of texture gives you the flexibility […]

Rural house Blender Cycles

Rural house with Blender Cycles

What is the most challenging type of render for exteriors? Some would say that adding large areas of vegetation and plants, could increase both difficulties and render times. If you get the right tools and Add-ons for Blender nowadays, it won’t be much hard to create a large surface of foliage. Here is an excellent […]

convert max files without 3ds Max

How to convert max files without 3ds Max

When you start to work with architectural visualization, you eventually will have to deal with proprietary file formats, which will give you some headaches to manipulate. Among those formats are the DWG and MAX. Do we get questions like; how to convert max files without 3ds Max? Is that possible to convert a max file […]

Weekly summary: Cafe project, export IFC, and monitors

Every week we prepare a list of the assets our premium subscribers receive, as part of their subscription. When you have a premium subscription from Blender 3D Architect, four times a week, you receive assets by email. And can also download them later, in our premium assets page (for some plans). The assets usually range […]