Precision modeling techniques in Blender 2.5

In my previous post I mentioned an Add-on for Blender 2.5 that enable us to work with CAD like tools in Blender, working with the edge of 3d models. But, what about Blender native tools, can they handle precision modeling? For new users that want to work with Blender for architectural modeling, using the native […]

Creating a room with polygon modeling for architecture

The main technique that we use to create architectural models is based on polygon modeling, and one of the advantages of this technique is that most of the tools works exactly the same on different softwares. One of my students that had a 3ds max background, started to work with Blender to create furniture and […]

Modeling a window with SketchUp

The use of reference drawings to help with the 3d modeling is quite important, and can really make the difference with the overall time needed to create a 3d object. In the video below you will see how to create a window in SketchUp and see how fast the author of the tutorial creates the […]

Spin as a polar Array in Blender 2.5

After a really long period without producing any video tutorials, finally I got back with a new set of software and hardware to produce new videos. And yesterday I made a quick test with this new software and worked on a quick video. The video shows in a quick way, how to use the Spin […]

How to model a kitchen sink in Blender 2.5

Here we go again with another example of how to create furniture models in Blender, this time the subject of the tutorial is a kitchen sink. The tutorial I found yesterday shows the process of creation a kitchen sink with Blender 2.5, and unfortunately it is in time-lapse format. Even with the accelerated speed, we […]

Bridge and Loft for polygon modeling in Blender 2.5

Earlier this week I mentioned the update available for an add-on for Blender called Loop Tools, which was developed by Bart Crouch. This is an incredible and useful script for anyone working with polygon modeling in Blender. Right after getting my updated script, I started to browse the other Add-ons developed by Mr. Crouch and […]

Project Vasari: Free lite version of Revit?

The process of conception of any building is quite important for the success of any project, and the amount of information that we have by the time we design a building will make a huge difference at the end. One of the tools we have start with the right foot a project is a BIM […]

Free online conversion of 3d models

If you ever started a project, where you recieve lots of files from different sources to start working with them in Blender, you might get caught up in a situation where a file saved in a format like MAX or DWG, which should be imported to Blender and either the import script gives you some […]