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Modeling trees and vegetation with Blender for architecture

If you ever had to model a tree in Blender to use in exterior views of an architectural project, you will be glad to know that there is an addon called Sapling that can make this task really easy to accomplish. The sapling addon is built in Blender 2.63a and can manage to create trees […]

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More tutorials about modeling a spiral staircase

Here are some new findings about modeling for architecture, with the objective of creating a spiral staircase in 3d. This time the tutorials use the polygon modeling tools of Maya, which just looks like other tools available in Blender. There are two videos created by an artist called Hacobo covering the creation of two types […]

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Match photo tutorial with SketchUp for architecture

One of the features of SketchUp that I really like for architectural visualization is the Match photo tool. With this tool we can align the perspective of any photo to the axis of the SketchUp viewport. This allows us to create an architectural model based on a real building, using a photo as reference. If […]

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Modeling furniture: Antique sofa in Blender

Most of the furniture modeling tutorials available on the Internet deals with modern and contemporary pieces of furniture. The lack of tutorials and material about antique furniture modeling is quite simple. In architectural visualization projects people try to add modern pieces of furniture, making the demand for antique pieces really low. I`m my case, I […]

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Modeling stairs for scenarios in Blender

The work of an architectural visualization artist is not limited to create 3d models, and rendering images to show how projects in development will look like. One of the fields that have a lot of work for people specialized on architectural visualization is the game industry. There are a lot of projects looking for people […]

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Modeling a dresser for architectural visualization

For those of you looking to improve your modeling skills, I Just found another great example of polygon modeling that can be used in Blender. The tutorial below shows how to create a dresser, using 3ds max. But, since the technique used to create the 3d model is all polygon based, we can take the […]

Modeling a bathroom in Blender 2.5

Here is another interesting tutorial I found this weekend about Blender for architecture. This time the objective of the tutorial is to create a bathroom in Blender, and for that the author uses the traditional polygon modeling approach in Blender. The tutorial is only about modeling, and even showing an image of the final result […]

Modeling a window with SketchUp

The use of reference drawings to help with the 3d modeling is quite important, and can really make the difference with the overall time needed to create a 3d object. In the video below you will see how to create a window in SketchUp and see how fast the author of the tutorial creates the […]