Modeling a Panton Chair in Blender 3D

One of the new features that are currently in development for Blender 3D and will be a great help for anyone working with architectural visualization, is the rewrite of the NURBS system. If you ever tried to work with the actual NURBS system in Blender you will notice that it really needs some improvement. It […]

Using architectural glass in Blender 3D

If you have visited the blog in the last couple days, you may have noticed that LuxRender has a lot of interesting tools and features to help us in the process of creating great renderings for architectural visualization. Besides all the features like the Light Groups, this allows us to control almost each aspect of […]

Controlling lights with LuxRender Light groups

There are a lot of great features and tools in LuxRender that can really help any architectural visualization artist, which uses Blender to model his works to create photo realistic renders. I was testing some of the features introduced lately in LuxRender and one of the features that really caught my attention was the Light […]

Product visualization and rendering with Blender 3D and LuxRender

If you want to learn about advanced rendering techniques in Blender 3D to use in architectural visualization projects, a great source of information to learn that is to look for product visualization tutorials. The techniques and setup of scenes are quite similar on both fields, only the scale of the models change. A great example […]

Is real-time rendering the future? even for Blender 3D?

One of the big news about the rendering market last week was the announcement of new releases from two major commercial render engines. In a few weeks we will see a new version of V-Ray and FryRender, both dedicated to work with real-time rendering. They are called V-Ray RT and FryRender RT, and as a […]