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Cloth for architectural visualization in Blender

The modeling of a scene for any architectural visualization project involves certain types of challenges that every artist must face in order to get the visualization ready to the render stage. And for interior views a key piece on some scenes is the use of and creation of cloth simulations. Those types of surfaces are […]

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Blender used to create urban scenarios and backgrounds for comic book

Here in Blender 3D Architect I`m always trying to show examples and technics related to the use of Blender for architectural visualization. When you think of architectural visualization you probably will imagine projects made in architectural firms, or aimed to design big and expansive office spaces. What if I told you that architectural visualization is […]

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Animation for architecture made with Blender

An architectural visualization artist is always looking for examples of animations and stills produced to show architecture. It is always good to know what other artists and studios are producing in terms of architectural visualization, and push our own work forward and improve the quality of images and animations. The number of studios using Blender […]

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Blender Cycles tutorial: Creating grass for architectural visualization

One of the most interesting tools added to Blender recently was the new render engine called Cycles. With this new and incredible addition to Blender, architectural visualization artists can work with options that were only available on external render engines like YafaRay, LuxRender and others. The Path Tracing integrator of Cycles gives us the possibility […]

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Add-on for Blender helps to render images for Print

One of the objectives of creating images of an architectural project, is to present your idea somehow. In the past an architectural visualization artist had to create most of his images with a print output in mind. Without large high-resolution displays and iPads Tablets, a simple and efficient option to show a rendered image is […]

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Rendering a bedroom with Blender Cycles

Shortly we will have a great addition for architectural visualization artists using Blender, which is the new Blender render engine called Cycles. I’m studying Cycles a lot, because I want to start working on as many projects as I can use it, and because I’m building an online course about Cycles. So far the course […]

Games-Architecture

Game development technology for architectural visualization

What do you think about the future of architectural visualization? How people will produce animations and visualization using really powerful hardware? Well, we can already see some glimpses of this future today, when we look at how technology aimed to create games, can be used for architectural visualization. Look at the example below, where we […]

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New UV tools for Blender preview from SoC 2011

There are a lot of projects in development as part of the google summer of code 2011, and some of those projects may help architectural visualization artists. From all those projects I have a special interest on two related with improvements for UV mapping and UV editing. I just found some preview videos showing the […]