Simple interior visualization with Cycles

I was just looking around my drafts for articles yesterday, when I found a simple and interesting project posted around last christmas on the blenderartists forums which I completelly forgot to publish. I know, shame on me. Anyway, the project was posted by an user called Cadvis and shows a really simple interior visualization rendered […]

Gothic vault: Architectural visualization with Blender and YafaRay

The gothic architecture is not a very common subject for architectural visualization these days, unless you work with some kind of restoration. But, if you want to take a look on an example of visualization inspired by gothic architecture made with Blender, just take a few minutes to check out this project created by Mateusz […]

Free download of a fabric material for Blender Cycles

What would be of some furniture models without the right material? When we start a project that should be rendered with Cycles, one of the challenges is to figure out the proper settings for each type of material we need. But, one of the highlights of being a Blender user is to find a helpful […]

Free download of furniture in OBJ format for Blender

A good place to search for furniture models made with Blender is Blend Swap, because all models there are created using Blender and some of them will even came with a creative commons license that allows us to do whatever we want with the model. But, it is always interesting to look at some other […]

GPU Render demo with Cycles for architecture

From all features added to Blender in the past few months, I believe that no other feature had the impact of Cycles. Just to be able to render my projects with advanced shaders, global illumination and more is something that most Blender users dreamed about for years. Besides all that we also can use or […]

Add-on for architectural modeling in Blender: Edge Tools

The use of Add-ons with Blender is a powerful way to improve even more the already nice tools for 3d modeling available with Blender. But, there are some of those add-ons that I do consider a must have for anyone working with architectural modeling. For instance, one of my favorite add-ons is the Edge Tools. […]

How to setup a wood floor texture in Blender for architecture

The textures of a scene play a big role on any architectural visualization project to add both context and realism. But, is there a right way to setup textures? Some people uses a mix of handcrafted UV Maps and polygons to improve details, others go only with UV Maps. I think that for most cases […]

Free download of sofa models made with Blender

What would be of a living room project without some furniture models like a sofa? For those of you that would like a few options to quickly create a living room scene using different types of sofas, I just found two different sofa models posted on Blend Swap recently that will help you to create […]