Using IES lights with Blender Cycles

Here is some great news for anyone using Blender Cycles to render architectural visualization! A new Addon posted at the Blenderartists forums allow us to use IES profiles with Cycles. Yes, with this new Addon you can use photometric lights to render your scenes in Cycles. For those of you that doesn’t know what an […]

Home sweet home: Modeled with Blender and rendered on Octane

Last week I just mentioned that Octane Render achieved a milestone on their development history, with version 1.0 of the GPU based render engine. And to give some other examples of what you can achieve with this kind of GPU power, I just found out another impressive example of work from a well-known Blender artist. […]

Best of Blender 3D Architect: Interviews

And to keep going with my Best of Blender 3D Architect series, I would like to point again two interviews posted here on blog in the past. Both interviews are with Blender artists that use YafaRay to render their projects. Is there a reason that explains why only YafaRay artists get interviewed here? No, it […]

Modeling and rendering an interior scene with Blender Cycles

For those of you that didn`t had anything planned for the weekend, I just found out a really incredible tutorial that will keep you busy for at least one hour! The guys from Blenderpedia posted a tutorial a few days ago showing how to model and render an interior using Blender Cycles. Even if you […]

Architectural portfolio with Blender and YafaRay

Just like I usually comment here on Blender 3D Architect, I still caught myself trying to plan a scene to render with YafaRay. After a long period of time using a renderer like YafaRay, it may become difficult let go some of those old habits. It’s been quite a while since I had to use […]

Indigo Renderer 3.4 released

Back on the first days when I get started with Blender for architecture visualization, one of the renders that I always liked was Indigo. Of course, at that time the renderer was still a freeware and with much less options and features. I’m glad to say that I will get back to use Indigo for […]

Free furniture colletion for architecture made with Blender

It is never enough to collect as much furniture models as you can to speed up the modeling of a scene in architecture. And this time you can download a small collection of 3d models created by an artist called skororu. Those models are all available on a creative commons license, and are not hosted […]