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 […]

Cabin by the lake with Blender Cycles

In Blender 3D Architect we are always looking for great examples and artwork related to architectural visualization, made with Blender. And today we have another one of those great pieces of artwork for architecture, created by digital artist Jan Vopicka. The Cabin by Lake project shows a small residence on a lakeshore, surrounded by a […]

Rendering with Cycles from 3ds Max

Rendering with Cycles from 3ds Max

With the release of Cycles back in Blender 2.61 we saw the birth of an outstand open-source render engine, which would revolutionize the way we create digital art. Since Cycles works together with Blender, a large number of artists migrated to Blender just to take advantage of the advanced render features. However, Cycles could dominate […]

Blender Cycles: Noiseless interiors with 250 samples

For every project related to interior visualization in Cycles, you have an enemy that will haunt you along the process, which is render noise. What is that? If you never had the opportunity to render anything in Cycles, the noise will appear as a kind of pixelation in the image. To get rid of that […]

Goteborg apartment in Blender Cycles

The best way to improve your skills in Blender as an architectural visualization artist is in practice. We always recommend to our students to get as much practice as possible. If you don’t have a project in development, you can use any design magazine and use as a reference. Taking a real scene and reproducing […]