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 […]

How render with photometric lights in Blender 3D and LuxRender

In the last few days I’m playing around with LuxRender 0.6 RC3 a lot. I was testing some of the features of this incredible unbiased render engine for Blender 3D, and decided to write a short article about a feature that every architectural visualization artist needs to know: photometric lights. With LuxRender we can use […]

Getting started with Blender 3D and LuxRender

In case you didn`t notice, another external renderer that used to be a Freeware is turning into a commercial software. Now it`s time for kerkythea to follow the same steps of Indigo and become a player against Maxwell Render and FryRender. The strange thing is that both softwares made the change to a commercial license […]