Luxury Penthouse in Australia using Blender Cycles

When you start in the architectural visualization business, you will find that in a lot of projects a collaboration with interior designers often produces astonishing results. That was the case with a Luxury Penthouse project in Australia. The project was a collaboration between CTM Studio from New York and Australian interior designer Simone Haag. They […]

Modern Kitchen interior with Cycles

A kitchen interior is always a challenge to any architectural visualization artist due to the amount of detail, furniture, and objects required to create a realistic image. When you get the balance between lights, furniture, and materials right, your scene will catch everyone’s attention. That is the case for a project posted at the BlenderArtists […]

Studio Apartment with artificial lights in Cycles

The vast majority of projects that you will find in architectural visualization uses a daylight simulation. Even in educational materials and tutorials, people tend to show how to simulate bright sunlight entering the room and doesn’t mention the use of artificial lights. When you take a look at Blender artists creating architectural visualization, that is […]

Hotel room with Cycles and IES lights

In the past couple of days, we shared some great news about Blender 2.8 and Cycles. The upcoming release of Blender will feature native support for IES lights in Cycles. That means you can use real data to simulate artificial lights in your architectural visualization projects. But, how do IES profiles affect the render in […]

Shanghai Bund HDRI map

One of the key elements for a light setup using Blender Cycles and Eevee is an environment texture applied to the scene. Some artists still prefer to use a plain white background, but you won’t get reflections and light variations from something like an HDRI map. The best place to get those textures for Blender […]

Red vase study with Cycles

A great way to develop our skills in interior rendering with Cycles is with personal projects. If you are looking to get a job in a studio, having several personal projects in a portfolio is a great plus. The reason for that is because people will have the impression that you like to test your […]

White living in Cycles

One of the essential elements to designing any architectural project is to orient the building. Find how sunlight will get to the room to either heat the room in the winter or cool it down for the summer. But, for architectural render, you might skip the sun studies if it doesn’t contribute the visualization. Like […]

Apartment renders with Cycles

Each artist working with Blender to create architectural visualization will find, along time, a unique way to set up their scenes. They have special tricks and workflows that allow them to keep a regular level of productivity and quality. Today we want to share two projects that demonstrate how two artists that often appear here […]