Sketching a floor plan in Blender

When you think about Blender as a tool for architectural visualization, most people will associate it directly with image rendering and animation. But, with a few tricks, you can also find a use for the software as a technical drawing tool. A few days ago I had to work on an early proposal for a […]

How to create a true isometric camera for architecture?

In architectural visualization, we often have to deal with a camera that mimics the human eye, by placing it inside a room or at ground level outside a building model. But, sometimes you may have to work on something other than this type of camera. A typical kind of perspective used for architecture is axonometric, […]

Course about architectural documentation with Blender and Freestyle

The feedback about the online courses I’m offering here at Blender 3D Architect have been great so far, and I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone that enrolled on my first course. Later today I will be posting the last videos and images for the first version of the course about architectural modeling with […]

Comic book produced with Blender

The creation of NPR images in Blender received a boot with the release of version 2.67 with the full integration with Freestyle. If you want to render images using stylized colors and lines for architecture, Freestyle is the right option for you. But, this doesn`t mean that by using Blender Cycles to render images, you […]

Blender 2.67 released

A brand new stable release of Blender is available to download, and you can get Blender 2.67 here. This new release of Blender is really important for architectural visualization artists using Blender, just like version 2.61 that introduced Cycles. With Blender 2.67 we now have Freestyle integrated as another option for rendering. What does that […]

How to create NPR images with Blender and Freestyle

The creation of photo real images for architecture is not the only way to present a project, and sometimes we must create the so-called NPR images. Those images are exactly the opposite to the realistic images created with advanced render engines. One of the best options to create NPR renderings in Blender is with the […]