Free eBook about PBR materials

A term that you often see here in Blender 3D Architect, especially when we share a collection of free textures is PBR. That is an acronym for Physically-Based Rendering, and a significant amount of renderers supports PBR. Among them, we can list Cycles. Do you want to go deeper in your understatement about PBR and […]

IES lights Cycles

How to simulate artificial lights in Cycles?

In interior visualization projects, at some point, you will have to start planning how to light your scene. For most people, such thought is all about sunlight. In which direction the sun will get into my scene? What if you have to work with a night scene or a place that shows artificial lights? In […]

Scandinavian Interior with Cycles

Scandinavian Interior with Cycles

A great way to develop your skills in architectural visualization and Cycles is to analyze the work of other artists. Sometimes they will not only produce some beautiful pieces of artwork but also share some of their settings. In that case, some of the settings and techniques might give you insights of tools and settings […]

Sheep It render farm for Blender

In architectural visualization, you will find a few projects that will demand the maximum performance from your hardware, especially when you have to work on any animation. To create a short animation, you will have to render multiple frames of a camera to get a few seconds of movement. A scene that takes 40 minutes […]

Recommended graphics cards for architectural visualization

Today we will start a new series of articles here in Blender 3D Architect, where we will recommend some of the best hardware to use in architectural visualization. Since that is a question that we often get from readers, and also students from our online training we will make recommendations every Friday. And the first […]

Industrial Vanity: Modeling in SketchUp to render with Cycles

A good amount of 3d artists working with architecture chooses to use SketchUp as their primary tool to create 3d models. Since it is a relatively easy way to create 3d models that have a more “geometrical” look. Despite the fact that it might be easy to use, SketchUp lacks a good option to render […]

Residential Flat with Blender and Cycles

Every time I see a project that is either interesting or that could provide useful information for our readers, I put that on a list to share with our readers. But, eventually, one of them may not get published. I was looking at my old notes here when I found this beautiful project of a […]

Free download: Dining room scene in Cycles

A common subject here on Blender 3D Architect is the visualization of interior scenes using Blender. Usually, I would point you to an article where an artist shares some of his settings and techniques. It is an incredible way to learn and contemplate some digital art produced with Blender. What could be better than just […]