Free Volumetric Clouds for landscape architecture

In the modern architectural visualization market, you sometimes will have to use tools and assets from other fields, like game development. The line separating architectural visualization and game development become a little more blurred every year. One of the most popular game development tools used by architectural visualization artists is the Unreal Engine. You can […]

Free forest floor PBR texture set

Free forest floor PBR texture set

Earlier this week we described a way to create grass for architecture in Blender, using an Add-on that takes advantage of Blenders particle system. It establishes the leaves and using particle settings we can populate large areas with “grass.” Another way to simulate vegetation is with textures, and today you can get a pack of […]

Modeling landscapes for environment design with Blender 3D

Since the release of Blender 3D 2.49 I was browsing the new features and additions to the software, and last week I finally get to look to the new scripts. One of the scripts added to Blender caught my attention, because it`s incredible useful for landscape architecture and environment design. With the script we can […]

Creating realistic grass with Blender 3D and YafaRay for architecture

The most experienced users may remember that a few years ago, when we only had YafRay to work with advanced Global Illumination in Blender 3D, the simulation of grass for external views in architectural visualization projects require a lot of workarounds to be created. The old YafRay didn`t support the Blender particles at that time. […]