Creating a room with polygon modeling for architecture

The main technique that we use to create architectural models is based on polygon modeling, and one of the advantages of this technique is that most of the tools works exactly the same on different softwares. One of my students that had a 3ds max background, started to work with Blender to create furniture and […]

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 […]

High poly furniture modeling: Bantam armchair

It is quite common to find tutorials about furniture modeling that only shows how to create low poly models, and that doesn`t go to long on the detailing necessary to create high poly furniture. Well, I was browsing the web this morning when I found this great tutorial about high poly furniture modeling. I know, […]

Free low poly trees for architectural visualization

In every article that I have the opportunity to talk about trees and shrubs for architectural visualization, I always recommend the use of textures to simulate and populate a scene. They give great results without big loads on the scene performance. But, if you need geometry based trees to use on your projects, then the […]

Tutorials about low poly modeling for architecture

The process of designing an architectural visualization based on a 3d model usually demands a high number of polygons to represent details. A lot of artists still prefer to create the geometry for furniture or things like window frames, railings and roofs instead of investing on textures for detailing. What if you only had a […]

Free guide about architectural modeling with Blender 2.55

The modeling process used in architectural visualization projects is not that different from other types of projects. But, for inexperienced artists the process may seem a bit complex, due to the fact that we must follow some guidelines to work with geometrical shapes and real-world scale. One of the ways that architects use to help […]

Blender tutorial: Modeling a cushion for architecture

One of the easiest ways to get a great library of 3d models for architectural visualization is either buying the objects, or create your own models. I do prefer to work on my own models, because it is always nice to have control over textures, polygon count and with time you will get more practice […]