Backyard and flowers with Blender Cycles

A reader from Blender 3D Architect once wrote to us asking for more projects with external views rendered in Blender. We post a lot of internal visualization because it is the most common type of render for artists using not only Blender but any 3d software for architecture. If you are also looking for examples […]

Room Corner with Blender Cycles and no HDR

For projects using Blender Cycles to render interiors, you will find that most artists will use similar settings. You will use an HDR map in the environment settings, Area Lamps on windows, and maybe a Sun Lamp. All that lights will create a natural daylight look in your render. However, some artists may get excellent […]

Realistic interior with Cycles and source scene

When you decide to practice your skills in architectural rendering, you will probably get a fresh project, fire up Blender and create a model. From that model, you will get furniture files and setup textures for all objects. Once everything is in place, you will start rendering. Do you want to skip all the modeling […]

Master bedroom with Blender Cycles

Some artists that we often feature here in Blender 3D Architect have a reputation for always deliver some quality images and render, keeping an impressive portfolio. That is the case for Julio Cezar Pires, also known as julioras in the BlenderArtists forums. He posted another project with a focus on architectural visualization. It is a […]

20 interiors for a commercial portfolio with Cycles

An architectural visualization project in Blender usually results in a couple of renders from interiors and external views. Sometimes you might get a big project that will require more a few additional renders. Typically, artists will produce on average about five renders for a project. That was not the case with one of the latest […]

Vega Island visitor center project with Blender Cycles

The vast majority of projects that we post here in Blender 3D Architect are about residential visualizations because that represents a large part of our market. If you are a freelance artist, you will get dozens of residential visualizations before anything different appears. That was the case for Blender artist Adam Radziszewski, which worked with […]

Interview with Paulina Kochanowicz from Seryjny Projektant

From all the articles that we post here in Blender 3D Architect, we have special care with our interviews. In those interviews, we try to reach talented artists that use Blender to create an architectural visualization. Today we have an interview with an inspiring artist from Poland called Paulina Kochanowicz. She runs the visualization studio […]

Blender 2.8: Using IES profiles in Cycles

One of the features announced for Blender 2.8 in the past few days is the ability to use IES Profiles in Cycles, which will be a great help for any architectural visualization artist looking to create simulations of artificial lights. What is an IES profile? That is a small text file that usually lamps manufacturers […]