Modeling furniture with curves in Blender

Most of the tutorials that I post here are related to polygon modeling, because it is the first and best technique for furniture and architectural elements. But, it doesn’t mean that we can’t use other techniques like curves to create architectural or furniture models. Look at the tutorial below that I found a few days […]

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 […]

Free download of a LP Centrum pendant lamp for Blender

Last week a friend of mine asked me to model a LP Centrum pendant lamp for an interior design project, to me most specific it was part of a lobby for a commercial building. The client wanted a LP Centrum pendant lamp on the ambient, and to help him I manage to create the model. […]

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 […]

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 arches for architectural visualization

One of the modeling practices that I really enjoy is to take an on old building and try to model it on Blender. This is one of the most common exercises in my modeling classes on architectural modeling. Our cities are filled with old constructions that might be involved on architectural visualization projects, as the […]

Modeling a lamp with polygon modeling

The technique called polygon modeling is often used to create architectural visualization models, because we can have a lot of control over the topology of an object created with polygons. One of the highlights of polygon modeling, is that we can use almost any type of guide or tutorial, even from other 3d softwares, because […]

Modeling stairs in Blender for architecture

From all of the possible parts of any architectural project that we have to model, I believe the creation of stairs is one of the most difficult, especially for new users. In my classes about modeling for architecture with Blender, I always ask my students to create stairs to improve their modeling skills. For those […]