Free Add-on helps organize Nodes (Node Relax)

As soon you start to use Blender to work with architectural visualization, one thing will immediately become clear: the necessity to use Nodes. It is hard to avoid the use of Nodes in tasks like materials creation, where the use of Nodes is extremely important. Depending on the complexity of your setup, it may require […]

Free furniture: Avaro Seat for Blender (FBX and OBJ)

The most common type of resource you need to start working with architectural visualization is an excellent collection of textures. With no textures in a library, you will have difficulty trying to turn any project into a photorealistic image. After textures, you also need a reasonable amount of furniture models to give context to a […]

Scatter 5 Open beta (Free download)

If you work with architectural visualization and Blender, you need a set of tools or Add-ons to help you create and manage elements like vegetation and grass. You can try to create that using default tools of Blender, like particles, but I can assure you that with a nice Add-on, you can save a lot […]

Free furniture: Caracole streamline chair (FBX)

A key element in any architectural visualization artist toolset is a good library with dozens of options regarding furniture models, and you can always keep adding those models to grow your asset options. We just found a great resource that is compatible with Blender. The guys from a studio called MIBS posted on their Behance […]

Free scenes for architecture update (Bed and bathroom)

A section of Blender 3D Architect that is quite popular among our readers is the page where we offer multiple scenes for download, which you can use for many purposes like practicing your render skills. The collection of scenes is an excellent resource for anyone starting with architectural visualization with Blender. Today we have an […]

6 Free skies for exterior architectural renders (JPG)

Even with the existence of multiple options regarding skies and backgrounds in Blender like the procedural Sky or Blackbody node, you might find it easier to insert a photo-based reference to get the desired mood. For instance, you may want to render a project with a warm afternoon look. Instead of trying to match the […]

Bed and Bathroom: Free architectural interior scene

Last week we shared an excellent resource for artists trying to develop their skills in architectural visualization, which consists of an example scene created with Blender 2.9x. You can download and inspect multiple aspects of the project to learn how the artist solved the illumination of such a project. Do you know that we have […]

Free scene to learn lighting for exteriors with Cycles (CC0)

Yesterday, I recommended to the readers of Blender 3D Architect, a great resource to learn about interior lighting for architecture using Cycles, a breakdown video from a scene. It is an opportunity to learn the process and workflow used by the artist in this project. Despite being an excellent resource to learn about interior lighting […]