How to set the radius for round shapes in Blender 2.8? (Spin)

Once you start working with Blender to create architectural models, you will quickly notice how fast you can create geometrical shapes with tools like the extrude. The extrude is an easy and powerful way of making 3D geometry for architecture, but it won’t give you all the shapes needed for a typical project. In some […]

Blender Add-ons: Bool Tool for architecture

What is the first thing you should do in any architectural visualization project? For most projects, you will probably begin with the modeling of the scene. There are several tools and options to create architectural models in Blender, and some of them are critical for any project. For instance, it is hard to imagine a […]

How to fix the edge length display in Blender 2.8?

One of the best ways to improve your architectural modeling skill is to master all tools related to precision modeling. Learn how to use the keyboard for numeric input and also enable the incredible useful edge length display. Eventually, you may start to see odd values for the edge length display in Blender. The primary […]

Blender 2.8 quick tip: Isolated mode?

In some projects, you may have a massive amount of objects in your 3D Viewport, which could make the editing process a lot harder. For instance, you may want to select a single object and preview the results of texture tiling. If you don’t have any way to isolate that object from the rest, you […]

Blender 2.8: Using the Fillet from AutoCAD for modeling

When you migrate from other softwares to Blender, you might start to adapt your workflow. That happens a lot with artists coming from CAD tools, which will try to find similar tools in Blender. After the release of Blender 2.8, we are getting lots of messages from artists asking us about options in Blender that […]

Blender 2.8: Where are the shading options?

The release of Blender 2.8 brought a lot of attention to the software from the new tools and improvements in areas like the user interface. If you have experience with previous versions of Blender, you will find yourself continually looking for tools and options that are in a new location. For instance, you will find […]

Maxime Residence with Blender and Octane Render

The best way to develop your skills in architectural visualization is with practice. You can take one of your designs and try to make a realistic image using Blender and your preferred renderer. What if you don’t have an original design? Use a project that you like as a reference. That was precisely what digital […]