Overview of the new precision modeling tools in Blender – GSoC

One of the projects for this year Google Summer of Code was related to add or improve precision tools for modeling in Blender. And since precision tools are really important for architectural modeling, we should keep an eye on the progress of this project. It`s been a while since the Google Summer of Code 2012 […]

Architectural visualization at the 2012 Blender Conference

This year I almost find the time and ill to attend to the 2012 Blender Conference, until I realize that if I made to Amsterdam, I would get really behind schedule on some projects. So, I will try again next year. But, if you couldn`t make to the conference like me, there are always the […]

Free download of an office chair modeled with Blender

One of the challenges we face every time in architectural visualization is that you have to find or create furniture models that fit the context of your project, in order to give it the correct sense of scale to your 3d model. And for office spaces you should use office furniture. This morning I just […]

Rendering a bathroom with YafaRay

One of the first external renderers to work with Blender was the old YafRay, which in my case was one of the reasons for me to start modeling architecture in Blender, to render my projects with YafRay. The next generation of YafRay is called YafaRay and today it is still among the external renders that […]

Free download of 2d cutout people for architecture

Here is a nice opportunity for you to increase your collection of 2d cutout people, with a new free collection of textures released by Xoio. The use of 2d cutout people is great for architectural visualization in order to add a sense of scale to your images, and since those are textures we will keep […]

Interview with Sunil Chavan from pixel3d

Here I am back with another great article related to the use of Blender as a tool for architectural visualization. Today I will post an interview with a really talented artist from the YafaRay user forums. His nickname there is sc20 and he posts some really nice architectural renders made with Blender from time to […]

List of external renderers compatible with Blender

Just a few years ago we had so little options to choose when we had to use external renders in Blender to boost our visualization work. And today there are so many options that an artist could get really confused to choose only one, and with Cycles as a welcome newcomer the challenge to pick […]

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