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 […]

10 Free Roofingtile textures for architecture

As an artist working with architectural visualization, you will have to build an extensive library with assets that will help you to set up a scene quickly. From HDR maps to PBR textures, you will need all those assets. Nowadays, it is easy to find online libraries offering those resources in creative commons zero. That […]

OSArch example files repository

A great way to learn is to open an example file of an existing project and take a peek inside to see how the author solved many potential problems. You can look at the 3d models and see how materials and other aspects of the file work. It is an invaluable resource. That is one […]

Free bedside scene compatible with Blender (SKP)

When you start to follow studios or artists managing architectural visualization and design, we eventually find an offer of a free scene or asset that you can use to either study or include in a project, depending on the license. From time to time, we get great resources that you can’t easily import to Blender. […]

25 Free PBR materials for interiors

If you are taking a break for the holidays and preparing yourself to start a new year full of projects, a new resource we found might help you in several different projects. Architectural visualization artists must have a wide variety of materials and textures available for a project, and today you can expand your library. […]

List with Free Open-Source Software for CAD and design

Once you start using Free Open-Source Software (FOSS) for your projects and have full control over the workflow, it is hard to get back to proprietary solutions. One aspect of those types of softwares that is relatively hard to solve is to become aware of all options available. I assume you are familiar with at […]

10 Free autumn tree cutouts (PNG)

For projects where you need to optimize resources and avoid using 3D data to represent elements such as trees and grass, a collection of cutout images is handy. That is one reason we always recommend to our readers to gather and keep a couple of those textures for exteriors. Do you have trees for autumn […]

Free Christmas 3D assets and scene for Blender (FBX)

The holidays are coming, and even with all the madness happening this year, people will still celebrate while keeping a safe distance. It is not unusual to get requests as a 3D artist to create Christmas related images for clients or add them to a potential project. Do you have Christmas assets in your library? […]