21 free vegetation packs for the Unreal Engine

Besides using Blender to create architectural visualization, I often use the Unreal Engine to create real-time previews of those same designs. This allows an artist to offer a more advanced and interactive experience for each design. For that reason, I’m always looking to find assets that can help in such projects. If you want to […]

Galerie Vivienne with Blender Cycles

As I often mention in many articles, the best way to further develop your skills in rendering and visualization is with practice. Pick a location or scene and try to recreate that in Blender. From the many challenges of that exercise, you will start to find ways to improve your workflow in areas such as […]

Building generator with Geometry Nodes (Free Add-on)

One of the best new features of Blender 2.92 was the inclusion of Geometry Nodes, which gives us the ability to create 3D models using a full-procedural workflow. You can make all kinds of objects and assets to use in multiple projects. Some artists take this procedural generation to the next level with complex setups […]

Free decorative book set for interiors

Besides collecting furniture pieces to compose with interiors, you should also look for assorted assets that could help filling spaces. For instance, it is a perfect location to place books if you have shelves in a bedroom or home office space. To help you with that type of scene, it is essential to have such […]

Free architectural scene using Blender and Cycles (Italian Flat)

As an effort to give examples of real projects that use Blender, we have a rich list of downloadable files available from the Foundation website. There you can grab the latest version of Blender and also some great examples with full access to settings and assets. That way, it is possible to open and study […]

G Scatter: Free scattering Add-on for Blender

Even with many powerful tools available by default in Blender, we might still need additional resources to speed up our workflow and achieve a level of productivity that would be hard to get without help. That type of help usually comes from Add-ons in Blender, and they range from free tools to premium solutions. You […]

Poly Haven: New hub for public domain assets

A key resource for any 3D artist working with digital creation is assets to quickly populate a scene or project. Those assets may include textures, 3D models, and anything that can help us adding context to a scene. We often recommend the download of assets from sites like HDRI haven and Texture Haven. They offer […]

Heck Residence: Full architectural project download (#Updates 2)

A few days ago, we shared a project from the OpeningDesign studio with an entire architectural project that you can download. They adopt the same open-source philosophy to their designs and make all the files available for anyone to download. At the time, you could grab several files from the Heck Residence, which includes technical […]

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