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Barcelona Pavillion inspired architecture in Cycles

From all the ways we have to learn how to create an architectural visualization with Blender, the one I find most pleasant is with the careful observation of great artwork from other artists. Some of them are kind enough to share some of their settings like lights and render options. Here is a great example […]

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Blender and Octane render for architectural visualization

Here is another great example of architectural visualization from the well-known artist Enrico Cerica and this time, his project uses Blender for almost all 3d models and Octane Render to generate an impressive collection of images. There isn’t much information about the hardware or process used to create the images, but the lighting of the […]

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Modern Interior Design with Blender Cycles

One of the main ways to add realistic light to a scene in Cycles is with an HDR map strategically placed on the surrounding of the model. Most of the incredible images that we can see from many different artists uses an HDR as a complementary light source, along with a Sun Lamp. Here is […]

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Hotel room rendered with YafaRay

There was a time in the not so long past that architectural visualization artists had to use external renders in Blender a lot. Ever since Blender Cycles people started to drop those external renders and point their focus only to Cycles. I notice that from the amount of projects rendered with those external renders like […]

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Free download of human figures in PSD for architecture

One of the best ways to set the scale for our projects is to add a human figure to an image, and by doing that we can show to anyone how big a room, building or architectural structure can be compared with an average human. If you don’t have any human figures to use, I […]

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Lounge Room: Interior visualization with Blender

What would be a good amount of samples to get realism on a scene using Blender Cycles? This is a question that many artists face at the beginning of each project. For some scenes a low number may seem enough, but if you get lucky the number can get sky high! Do you think 400 […]

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Concept rendering for architecture with Blender

Almost all architects that I know have and unexplainable joy to work on sketches and concepts for projects living only on their minds. To start working on a new concept they only need a peace of paper like a napkin or on most advanced cases, a computer with Blender installed. An artist called Jonathan Sousa […]

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Interior visualization: Musicians lounge room

From your experience with Blender Cycles rendering, do you think 1000 samples are enough for a high quality and noise free architectural render? I would say that this amount of samples wont be enough, but an artist called lucblend shows at the Blenderartists forums that I`m wrong. In a project called Musicians lounge room he […]