External renders for architectural visualization

As an architectural visualization artist we have to always try to create photo real images to represent our projects, and to full fill the expectations of our clients. If you use Blender 3D for your architectural visualization projects, you may already asked yourself which one is the best external render for architectural visualization in Blender? […]

Showcase of real time render engines at Siggraph 2009

The Siggraph of this year showed how strong the real time render technologies will come to the workflow of all 3d artists in a short time. Almost all tools are based on GPU power to render scenes in real time, which will demand even more from the video cards of your computers. One of the […]

How to use the new Smoke feature of Blender 3D 2.50

One of the new features of the upcoming Blender 3D 2.50 will be the new Smoke simulation tools, which will allow us to work with a mix of particles and procedural clouds to simulate smoke. This is not directly related with architectural visualization, but if we take a closer look on how this feature works, […]

Free courseware for AutoCAD 2D and 3D

Since I have started to work with Blender 3D for architectural visualization, one of the most common doubts of architects and office managers ask me is about the migration of a complete AutoCAD based workflow to visualize the projects to Blender 3D. They want to edit the project to make the visualization process in Blender […]

Multi-touch interfaces for 3d modeling

There are a lot of cool and revolutionary Technologies showing up from time to time, with the promise to change the way we work and interact with computers. One of those technologies is the multi-touch interface that a lot of us already carry around with your cell phones. A few computers already have it applied […]