Blender 2.9: The beginner’s guide available in PDF

As a way to give you more options to read and start using Blender 2.9 as the main tool for design and visualization, we are adding alternative ways of getting our popular beginner’s guide for version 2.9. Now, you can also get the book in PDF version from three different sources. That was a popular […]

FreeCAD for architectural drawing: Available in PDF

Ever since we started to publish books related to Blender and architecture, we get requests from our readers to also make them available in PDF format. Until today we used Amazon as a hub to distribute the books in the Kindle platform for digital content. Today, we are proud to announce that one of our […]

Blender 2.9: The beginner’s guide

The release of Blender 2.8 back in 2019 was a huge milestone for the software and provided us a revamped user interface and some incredible new tools. One example was Eevee that introduced real-time rendering straight to our Viewport. In a couple of days, we will see another leap in Blender development with the upcoming […]

Blender 2.8 for architecture updates

Last month we published an update to our Blender and architecture book that was the starting point for this site back in 2008. Before this update, you only had the option to use a book about Blender and architecture still in version 2.49. The content is now up to date to the latest version of […]

20% discount for Blender Eevee: The guide

One of our latest books that can help you produce architectural visualization using the new resources of Blender 2.8 is on sale at Amazon (20% discount). The book in question is Blender Eevee: The guide to real-time rendering with Blender 2.8. In the book, you will find all the necessary information to start working with […]

Blender 2.8: The beginner’s guide

In the past couple weeks, we released here in Blender 3D Architect two books that will help our readers to produce better content for architecture and visualization. The first book was about Blender 2.8 for architecture and the second a full guide on Blender Eevee. Based on the feedback received from some of our readers, […]

Building codes for architecture

A 3d artist that starts working with architectural visualization will have at some point, to talk and discuss architectural and construction details about a project or even read technical drawings. You may have a meeting to clarify some technical aspects of a project, and have the vocabulary and knowledge related to architecture and construction helps […]

Lighting design basics

When you start to work on a project in Blender, you will almost certainly wonder how to solve the lighting of your scenes. You will begin to plan where to place sun lamps, HDR maps, and area lamps. If you are working with either Cycles or Eevee that should be a concern. Despite all technical […]