Model and texture a Tower in Blender

A lot of tutorials created for artists that use Blender to create games and interactive animation can also be useful for architectural visualization artists. I just found a tutorial called “Tower Tutorial”, which shows the full process of model and texture a tower from scratch in Blender. This is a good tutorial because the author […]

Add-on for Multiple extrudes in Blender

The knowledge to create organic shapes and models are not among the list of skills of an architectural visualization artist. Those are more common for artists specialized in character modeling, but at some point in your work, we may have to create some organic shapes. One of those situations is when we have to create […]

Modeling landscapes for architecture with Blender

As part of the process to create architectural visualization, we have to deal not only with geometrical polygon modeling, but also with organic surfaces. Some of those organic surfaces are required to create landscapes for our projects, which are important to create a context to the 3d model. If you want to learn an interesting […]

Model, light and render a room with Blender and LuxRender

In most projects an architectural visualization artist will try to simulate sunlight on both external and internal visualizations for architecture. If the project is an internal view the sunlight will get into the room mostly through a window. An interesting tutorial created by an artist called Jason Clarke show how to create a simple room […]

Another attempt for an Inset tool in Blender

You may be wondering right now if I`m not making a double post here, because a few days ago I was commenting about the development of an Inset Add-on for Blender. Well, this one is actually a different attempt to implement an Inset like tool in Blender, and this time the author of the Add-on […]

New add-on in development: Inset tool for Blender

The main modeling technique used by Blender is polygon modeling, and some tools are quite important to quickly achieve complex topology. For instance, one option that I miss sometimes in Blender is the Inset tool, like the one we find in 3ds max. But, a new add-on still in development may give Blender his own […]

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 […]

Modeling metals for architectural visualization

On projects that must show the exterior view of any kind of build, sometimes we have to work on the structures of those buildings and create them in 3d. Earlier this week Autodesk just posted some interesting videos about how to model metal structures for architecture. The videos are all produced with 3ds max in […]