How to use multiple monitors with Blender?

What is the best way to boost the productivity of a digital artist? Some people might say that getting better hardware, like a more powerful GPU or more memory. Those will bring a lot of benefits, are on the wish list of most digital artists. But, there is something that could equally improve your productivity, […]

Sheep It render farm for Blender

In architectural visualization, you will find a few projects that will demand the maximum performance from your hardware, especially when you have to work on any animation. To create a short animation, you will have to render multiple frames of a camera to get a few seconds of movement. A scene that takes 40 minutes […]

How to import ASCII FBX files to Blender?

At some point during the development of a project you might find a 3D model that you would like to import to Blender, and that model could add up to your interior layout plan. But, once you get to the file you find out that it is only available as an FBX file. Since Blender […]

Free furniture: Chesterfield sofa

After an extended period of reorganization the site and getting ready for a new year, we are back with regular updates to Blender 3D Architect. Even with no articles in the past month and a half, we have been working hard to keep up with the content for premium subscribers and also getting updates for […]

Bfoartists Update 0.94: Matching Blender 2.79

A 3D software that appeared here in Blender 3D Architect as part of a list of derivates from Blender just got an upgrade. I’m talking about bfoartists! The new basis for the tool is Blender 2.79 with all the new features and updates! Artists using Bfoartists will be able to use filmic, Denoising, Improved OpenCL […]

148 free textures and materials for the Unreal Engine

The Unreal Engine has a great appeal among architectural visualization artists, not only because it can produce incredible results with interactive real-time rendering. Besides that, it also offers a free license for design projects, even for commercial purposes. For the modeling stage of the project, you can count on Blender to create all 3d objects […]

Blender and V-Ray: Interior render with settings

The recent developments of Blender and Cycles are catching the attention of more artists willing to move to Blender as their primary tool for architectural visualization. But, even with Cycles offering an incredible set of tools to create architectural renderings, some artists still want to keep part of their old workflow. For instance, some artists […]

Brewery bar with Blender and Octane render

Every time you look for an example of a project made with Blender involving architecture, you probably will find residential or office spaces. Here is a project that you won’t find every day as an example of architectural visualization made with Blender; a brewery! You may remember digital artist Enrico Cerica from previous projects related […]