Free version of SketchUp with no support for DWG and DXF files

A lot of architectural visualization artists start their projects or studies in softwares like SketchUp, where they have a faster workflow to create shapes and try different compositions from all kinds of shapes for their projects. I know a lot of architects and offices that uses SketchUp as main tool to start a project, or […]

Precision 3d modeling for architecture with Mesh Planes

From all the tasks related to architectural visualization, one of the topics that let users a bit confused when they start to use softwares like Blender 3D is precision modeling. In AutoCAD or other AutoCAD free alternatives, we have a great set of tools allowing us to create and draw with absolute precision. With Blender […]

Precision modeling with Blender 3D: Script Lengthen

The quest for tools and techniques that helps us to model with precision never ends and part of this search in Blender is related to some nice scripts, which can really save a modeling that requires attention in the dimensions. Today I’m going to talk about a script called Lenghten, developed by Pedro Caeiro and […]

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 […]

Script that edit and transform Edge Loops in Blender 3D

I was looking into some articles about the release of the new version of 3ds Max 2010, which shows the so called graphite modeling tools. This new set of tutorials are an implementation of the PolyBoost plugin, bought by Autodesk and merged with this new release of 3ds Max. What about Blender 3D? Are there […]

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