Room Corner with Blender Cycles and no HDR

For projects using Blender Cycles to render interiors, you will find that most artists will use similar settings. You will use an HDR map in the environment settings, Area Lamps on windows, and maybe a Sun Lamp. All that lights will create a natural daylight look in your render. However, some artists may get excellent […]

Recommended color calibration devices for archiviz

For an artist working with architectural visualization getting a project delivered to the client may represent a relief from several days or weeks of hard work. But, a few details may compromise all efforts you placed in the project. One of those details is color accuracy. From time to time we may find a client […]

Best of 2018 in architectural visualization: Interviews

In our last article where we get back to some of the best resources published in 2018, we will recommend you to read some interviews with architectural artists that use Blender for their work. We try to feature as many projects and artists as we can here in Blender 3D Architect, and sometimes we reach […]

Best of 2018 in architectural visualization: Round two

We are close to the year’s end and to celebrate that we are making a series of articles with some of the best resources for architectural visualization in 2018. If you missed the first article, here is round one with some of the highlights in architectural visualization projects made with Blender. Now we have another […]

Free Volumetric Clouds for landscape architecture

In the modern architectural visualization market, you sometimes will have to use tools and assets from other fields, like game development. The line separating architectural visualization and game development become a little more blurred every year. One of the most popular game development tools used by architectural visualization artists is the Unreal Engine. You can […]

Kitchen animation with Eevee

The release of renderers like Eevee will bring a revolution not only to the way we create still images for architecture, but also animations. If you ever had to work on animations for architecture, you know how time-consuming this type of project can become. You have to find a way to render hundreds of frames […]

Best of 2018 in architectural visualization: Round one

For most people, the year’s end is a time for celebration and reflection for everything you experienced along the past twelve months. In architectural visualization, we usually get a weak demand for projects, and it gives us time to reorganize and recharge our batteries for the upcoming year. Here in Blender 3D Architect, we are […]

Free 3d scanned human figure for interiors

Earlier this week I was mentioning how important it is to add context and a sense of scale to architectural render, using something simple like a texture of a human figure. You will make clear to anyone looking at the scene the proportions and measurements of the scene. However, on some occasions, a simple texture […]