Using FreeCAD to create architectural drawings (New book)

When you start to use open-source tools like Blender to create architectural visualization, you soon begin to look for other potential options to include in a full open-source pipeline. With Blender, you can do a lot for architecture, but in some cases, you might want to look somewhere else for certain types of tasks. For […]

Blender 2.8 parametric modeling updates

Earlier this week, we released a brand new book covering a technique that can change the way you work with Blender, which is parametric modeling. Have you ever thought about adding parametric properties to objects in Blender? In the book, you will learn how to use Drivers, Shape Keys, Hooks, and Custom Properties in Blender […]

Blender 2.8 for architecture updates (October)

As you probably know, if you are following Blender 3D Architect for the past few weeks, we started to publish a series of new books related to Blender 2.8 that is part of a new segment from the site. The books use up to date versions of Blender, and we are receiving some great feedback […]

Blender Eevee: The guide

After the release of our latest book about Blender 2.8 for architecture, we immediately started to work in a brand new title. A guide that would help our readers use one of the highlights of Blender 2.8: Eevee. We are proud to announce our new release Blender Eevee: The guide to real-time rendering with Blender […]

Technical drawing for architecture: How to start?

Working with architectural visualization is sometimes a challenging business for artists that don’t have a background in architecture, especially if you are starting from scratch. One of the first moments where you will find yourself lost is when you receive full project documentation as a reference for visualization. From the project documentation, you will find […]

Blender for video editing and YouTube

In architecture marketing, you will find a lot of efforts to produce not only static images from projects but also some video related material to show a project. If you choose to use Blender as your main software for architectural marketing you will also be able to produce and edit videos for architecture. Blender has […]

Recommended books about furniture layout

At some point in a project, you will start working on a 3d model and get to a room where you won’t find any leads about the layout. Usually, a floorplan will show some rough arrangement for the main furniture pieces in the project. Sometimes you may receive an early sketch of the project that […]

40 free textures of books for interiors

40 free textures of books for interiors

One of the elements of an interior visualization project that can take a while to create is props. You may have to create objects like vases, lamps, and books. That will help with the context of any scene. Some of that props will demand unique textures like books. You may create the book’s models quickly, […]