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Blender and Octane Render for Architecture: Painter Loft

From all the features added to Blender in the past few months, which one is your favorite? I believe that a lot of people will shout out loud Cycles! And I must agree that Cycles was indeed one of the most important features for architectural visualization artists. But, we also can`t deny that before Cycles […]

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Free download of an antique chairs set

The baroque architecture has some beautiful architectural landmarks around the world, some of them here in my home country. But, besides some interesting architecture mostly related to churches, we have a unique style of baroque architecture for furniture. An example of this unique style can be seen in this set of antique chairs that could […]

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Free download of textures for architectural visualization

I just came across to another source for free textures online called Texturepilot. The site has by now almost a hundred thousand textures available to download, and according to their terms of use we can take those textures and use in commercial projects. But, unfortunately we can`t download textures at will and to get that […]

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Free download of low poly cars for architecture

As part of any external visualization for architecture we must add objects and elements to give the proper sense of scale to the image. For external environments and especially urban spaces is really important to place some cars along roads, parking lots and all spaces where a car would be present. If you don`t have […]

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How to model and render a carpet in Blender Cycles

As you may be aware by now Cycles does support hair rendering since the latest release of Blender (2.66). For architectural visualization artists this means that we can render grass, carpets and lots of other stuff with full support of Cycles. Did you already tried to model and render a carpet using Cycles? If you […]

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Gothic vault: Architectural visualization with Blender and YafaRay

The gothic architecture is not a very common subject for architectural visualization these days, unless you work with some kind of restoration. But, if you want to take a look on an example of visualization inspired by gothic architecture made with Blender, just take a few minutes to check out this project created by Mateusz […]

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Free download of furniture in OBJ format for Blender

A good place to search for furniture models made with Blender is Blend Swap, because all models there are created using Blender and some of them will even came with a creative commons license that allows us to do whatever we want with the model. But, it is always interesting to look at some other […]