Tiny House with Blender and Corona Render

The vast majority of architectural visualization projects we see here in Blender 3D Architect will feature either Cycles or Eevee most of the time. Some people might not be aware that we have several other options to render scenes in Blender, using commercial software. You will find projects using Octane Render, V-Ray, and also Corona […]

Blender and Unreal Engine: Residential interior

The use of real-time renders for architectural visualization is a strong trend in the market, and you will see a lot of projects using that technology. A couple of years ago, it would be difficult to get artists engaged in that type of visualization due to hardware and software limitations. Nowadays, it is easier than […]

Eevee bedroom in 36 seconds

If you are starting with Blender 2.8 for architectural visualization, you will have to choose at the start of every project. Will you render the scene using Cycles or Eevee? That might change the way you work and deliver your images to clients because render times will be wildly different. Do you want another powerful […]

Blender for architecture: Industrial loft with Blender Cycles

Whenever we have the opportunity to talk with aspiring artists looking to start with architectural visualization, we often advise them to practice as much as possible to develop their skills. From that practice, you will not only learn more about Blender but also start building your personal portfolio. A great example of a practice exercise […]

White interior with concrete textures using Cycles

When you start to design an interior visualization project with Blender you will try to get textures and materials that can represent the mood for the project. If you want something clean, you will start with lots of white and shades of light gray. How much can you change a project using textures? Do you […]

Commercial interior with Blender Eevee

With the release of Blender 2.8 beta we started to see a lot more artists trying to work with Eevee for architectural visualization, and the benefits of buying Eevee worth the investment. You can create realistic images that render in a couple of seconds instead of several minutes with Cycles. Here is another impressive interior […]

Baroque interior with Blender Eevee

When you start to study architecture, you will find several types and periods that will require some additional skills to create in 3D. For instance, working with projects from the modernist period with lots of glass, plain concrete surfaces might demand just a couple minutes to produce. Some other styles like the Baroque will demand […]

Compact kitchen with Blender and Corona

Despite having a great selection of open source renderers available for artists using Blender, you can also get a reasonably vast selection of commercial tools. You can pick renderers like Corona, V-Ray and more with native support for Blender. That might not be of interest for artists using either Cycles or Eevee, but might be […]