Creating motion graphics with Blender using Add-ons

One of the things that I really like to play around with Blender is motion graphics, not only to pratice animation, but to be able to add some nice intros to an architectural visualization animation. There are two nice Add-ons for Blender 2.5 that might help us on the production of motion graphics, specially with […]

Free camera rig for architectural animation

One of the fields of knowledge of Blender that I don`t comment much here is rigging, because this is a topic that doesn`t get much use on architectural visualization projects. I do teach about rigging at the College, but only on non-related architectural visualization classes. This post is one of my firsts about rigging, because […]

How to animate anything in Blender 2.50?

As you may be aware of the new tools and functionalities of Blender 2.50, one of the new features is the possibility to animate anything with the new and redesigned animation tools. Back in Blender 2.4x we had to work on a few tricks to create animations with modifiers parameters or other values, especially if […]

How to use the new Smoke feature of Blender 3D 2.50

One of the new features of the upcoming Blender 3D 2.50 will be the new Smoke simulation tools, which will allow us to work with a mix of particles and procedural clouds to simulate smoke. This is not directly related with architectural visualization, but if we take a closer look on how this feature works, […]