Rendered in Cycles: Living room

Another excellent example of architectural visualisation rendered in Cycles, and posted at the Blenderartists forums. The project shows a living room filled with well-placed furniture and proper lights. A French artist called Joan Savalli is the author of the project. There is no much information about the hardware or render times for this project, but […]

Interior architectural visualization: Apartment in Cycles

To get a good grip on projects related to architecture using not only Blender but other applications, I have to browse a lot of articles and keep track of artists from different sources. For some people, it might sound boring or tedious, but I enjoy this “hunt” for good sources for architectural projects. And from […]

The cabinet: Interior scene rendered in Lion Render

It appears that most architectural visualization projects made with Blender and rendered in Cycles have interior scenes as the main subject! Here is another project from an artist called wassim24 and posted at the Blenderartists forums. It is an internal view, and the project name is “The cabinet“. At the bottom of the page, the […]

Studio setup for furniture models

If you have some free time and want to put your modeling skills to the test, one of the best exercises related to architectural visualization is to work on some furniture models. It is a win-win situation in all aspects. First, you get to practice your architectural modeling skills and at the same time will […]

Barcelona Pavillion inspired architecture in Cycles

From all the ways we have to learn how to create an architectural visualization with Blender, the one I find most pleasant is with the careful observation of great artwork from other artists. Some of them are kind enough to share some of their settings like lights and render options. Here is a great example […]

realistic glass Cycles

Realistic glass with Blender Cycles

The setup of a certain group of materials sometimes demands a lot of work and tests to find the best combination of nodes, textures and lights. One of those materials is glass, because of their nature we must place some key elements around the scene to reflect over the surface and get a good effect […]

Apartment rendering with Blender Cycles

What do you use to start a project? A photo from a real world environment? The work of another artist? Sometimes it might be much easier to use a reference to get started, and another project that looks like the one you are trying to create may give the right directions. A few days ago […]

Furniture download: Wardrobe set ready for Cycles

An architectural visualization artist has a lot of tasks during a regular workday, and we can place the “collect new furniture models” on top of the list! If you ever tried to create a project where key furniture was missing, you know how important it may become to build a large library with lots of […]