Bforartists reaches 1.0

While we have Blender 2.8 evolving to reach beta in a couple of months, a few derivate versions of Blender are also evolving. Do you remember Bforartists? It is among several Blender fork projects, and one of their primary objectives is to create a version of the software more friendly to 3d artists. One of […]

Blender 2.8: How to use wireframe mode?

In the past weeks, Blender 2.8 is showing some impressive new options and tools, leading the way to a beta release in the next couple months. Even with an experimental build that receives changes, almost daily, some artists are already trying to use the new tools for modeling. A few of our students from the […]

Ten free concrete and paint textures

Among the most common types of surfaces, you will find in architectural projects is concrete, especially for external visualization. Since most modern buildings have at least some parts using concrete, it is almost certain that you will need that type of texture. Do you want to download some free concrete textures for your asset collection? […]

Recommended GPUs for architecture: May Update

For an extended period, we only had one option when upgrading graphics cards for Cycles, which was going for an NVIDIA card. That was because AMD cards still didn’t fully worked with Cycles, which would deprive artists of using GPU rendering features. Luckily for us, things are entirely different nowadays. You have the freedom to […]

Children's Nursery with Blender Cycles

Children’s Nursery with Blender Cycles

The use of Blender in architectural visualization is something that most people will connect to the final stages of development. You have a design or project that needs a presentation and using Cycles or Eevee to render realistic images will help you sell the idea. But, a project shared by an artist called dimitarsp in […]

Seurat: An open-source tool to optimize scenes for VR

When you have an architectural project rendered in Cycles or Eevee, and you need to convert it to a virtual reality application, you probably will have to convert parts of the model manually. If your scene has millions of polygons, it might add a significant load to some virtual reality devices, like smartphone powered solutions. […]

Best free assets for architecture in BlendSwap: April 2018

An excellent source of assets for any Blender artists is BlendSwap. A place where artists can upload and share files in native Blender format. To find useful assets for architecture there, you have to search hundreds of files the best assets for architecture. To help you get only some of the most useful assets, we […]

Blender 2.8 updates: Multi-object edit

The upcoming release of Blender 2.8 will add several changes and improvements to the software in multiple areas. You probably saw what it could do in the rendering field with Eevee. In the modeling tools, you will also find some new options, like the possibility to edit multiple objects at the same time. At the […]