Spin as a polar Array in Blender 2.5

After a really long period without producing any video tutorials, finally I got back with a new set of software and hardware to produce new videos. And yesterday I made a quick test with this new software and worked on a quick video. The video shows in a quick way, how to use the Spin […]

How to model a kitchen sink in Blender 2.5

Here we go again with another example of how to create furniture models in Blender, this time the subject of the tutorial is a kitchen sink. The tutorial I found yesterday shows the process of creation a kitchen sink with Blender 2.5, and unfortunately it is in time-lapse format. Even with the accelerated speed, we […]

Free download of furniture: Armchair

The process of creating a library to use on architectural visualization projects is really time-consuming, because we usually don`t have a clue about the type of furniture that will be necessary for a project, until we get the project. This is one of the reasons I`m always looking for new models to add on my […]

How to use grease pencil for architectural visualization?

There are a lot of tools in Blender that help us to create architectural visualization, but some of them may add another layer of productivity, even for schools that teach architecture. In the last releases of Blender 2.4x a tool called grease pencil was added to allow animators to create notes and sketch over a […]

Rendering with instancing in YafaRay

When we have to create a scene that uses lots of objects to represent objects like grass or leaves, we end up with a high load on our systems, making the process of rendering the scene really difficult and time consuming. One of the solutions for this problem is the use of instancing for rendering, […]

Modeling with the Array Modifier in Blender 2.5

One of the things that I have learned in the past few years about architecture modeling is that we often use patterns to create geometry. Everywhere we look, there is some kind of pattern, and this is what makes tools such as the Array Modifier in Blender so important for architectural modeling. Have you ever […]

Motion trail: Changing the timing of animation at the 3D View

If your project deals with the production of animation for architecture, at some point you will have to make adjustments to the timing and overall placement of keyframes. The common place to do that is at the dope sheet of in the Graph Editor. But, with a new add-on developed by Bart Crouch, we will […]