Seven free furniture models for Blender

It is never too much to get furniture files to grow a personal library of assets that you can use in architectural visualization projects. One of the downsides of looking for furniture models is getting them in a format that is either hard or impossible to import to Blender. For instance, getting files as MAX […]

BricsCAD adding support for Blender and more

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure to make a brief presentation at the Bricsys Conference in London about the future integration between BricsCAD and Blender, and the results will benefit everyone using their softwares. Before we dive into more detail, let me add some context to the story. A few months ago […]

Yamkino House with Blender and Octane Render

By choosing Blender as your main software for architectural visualization, you will get both a powerful 3d modeler and also a renderer. Since version 2.6x Cycles if for many people the best choice for architectural rendering, and with the inclusion of Eevee in version 2.8 things will become even more interesting. However, you can also […]

Bedroom interiors with LuxCore and Blender

Ever since Cycles appeared in Blender 2.6 a significant amount of people, abandoned external render engines related to Blender. The convenience of having a powerful renderer bundled with Blender was hard to beat. But, it doesn’t mean you won’t have good reasons to look elsewhere. Back in the day, we had only a few choices […]

Interview with Andrew Peel about Fluid Designer

Open-Source software like Blender always invites users to get the source code to make changes and add new features, tools or change the user interface. Those changes sometimes will merge with the main Blender releases or give birth to fork projects. We already made a list of some fork projects based in Blender, and among […]

Blender FreeCAD importer updated

At some point during your work you may have to import 3d models from third-party tools like AutoCAD, Revit, ArchiCAD and others to produce the visualization for that project. Not all clients will send you a fully compatible file to work in Blender, and you will have to find your way around importing the data […]

Blender 2.8 updates: IES lights and modifiers

As the development of Blender 2.8 continues we get more features that might help on architectural visualization projects, and also some resources working again! If you are among the several artists trying the experimental builds of Blender 2.8, you probably noticed that modifiers weren’t working at all. In the latest releases of Blender 2.8 modifiers […]

Bforartists reaches 1.0

While we have Blender 2.8 evolving to reach beta in a couple of months, a few derivate versions of Blender are also evolving. Do you remember Bforartists? It is among several Blender fork projects, and one of their primary objectives is to create a version of the software more friendly to 3d artists. One of […]