Free render farm for Blender 3D Architect students

This week we began to offer our first training from Blender 3D Architect, and I`m really satisfied with the support of everyone that already enrolled to the course. And to make the experience of learning architectural visualization even more pleasant I have some great news! I just made a deal with a render farm dedicated […]

Blender 2.75 released

After a long wait Blender 2.75 has finally been released! The new version of our beloved 3d software is available for download at this link. If you don’t know this address, it lists all Blender releases since the beginning, which is great for compatibility purposes. What are the highlights of Blender 2.75 for architecture visualization? […]

Industrial Loft: Blender and Octane Render for architecture

With the evolution of Blender over the years, a lot of new renderes have become available to us as options to create some incredible images for architecture. Today a lot of artists put all their efforts on Blender Cycles, and it is a great option but we can’t forget that there are other renderes and […]

Exporting from SketchUp to Blender

The amount of architects using Blender to create beatiful images from their projects is growing everyday, but some tools like SketchUp have already a huge user base. All these people can create 3d models easily with SketchUp and most of them dont even have any technical background or knowledge in architecture. But, even with a […]

Free download of chairs and sofas for architecture

A few months ago I did recommend a collection of seats available at BlendSwap called “Seat!”, which was a nice collection of chairs and sofas created with Blender by an artist called Michel Berhanu. And now the artist has a follow up on this collection with Seat! 2.0 and this time the focus is on […]

Comic book produced with Blender

The creation of NPR images in Blender received a boot with the release of version 2.67 with the full integration with Freestyle. If you want to render images using stylized colors and lines for architecture, Freestyle is the right option for you. But, this doesn`t mean that by using Blender Cycles to render images, you […]

Art of Blender: Volume I

The use of art books in architecture is a really common way to get inspiration or fresh ideas for a project, and there are literally thousands of art books dedicated only for architecture. I do own a lot of art books for both architecture and digital design that I use for inspiration and with decorative […]

Interior visualization: Musicians lounge room

From your experience with Blender Cycles rendering, do you think 1000 samples are enough for a high quality and noise free architectural render? I would say that this amount of samples wont be enough, but an artist called lucblend shows at the Blenderartists forums that I`m wrong. In a project called Musicians lounge room he […]