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 […]

Compact residence with Blender Cycles

The settings used to light a scene for interiors in Cycles will most likely feature an HDRI map as environment texture. That map will help you both compose a background and add light energy to the scene. But, a few artists are choosing a bright white light as background to light their scenes with some […]

Apartment renders with Blender and Cycles

Apartment renders with Blender and Cycles

A great way to improve your skills is to practice and if you succeed it could even result in an excellent image for your portfolio. In some cases, you will find a project that has a label of “for practice,” which will pass the idea of an apprentice artist. Unlike many examples where those projects […]

Riverside House in Blender Cycles

A standard requirement for external architectural visualization projects is to use grass, plants or any vegetation in the surroundings. For that kind of project, you should find a technique or resource that helps you to create such type of “natural resource.” Do you want to see a project that uses that type of resource to […]

Interview: Kitchen interior with Blender Cycles

When you find artwork related to Blender and architectural visualization it will most likely be about a living room or bedroom. Those are the most popular types of images that you will see around. Do you want to see something that breaks this rule? What about a kitchen interior rendered in Cycles? Just a few […]