Precision modeling for architecture

Exact edit: Free Add-on for precision modeling

A critical aspect of architectural modeling is the control over dimensions or precision modeling. You must have a good amount of tools that allow you to set exact sizes to get an accurate 3d model. If you work with a model that doesn’t have, at least correct proportions, your renders will become useless. In Blender, […]

Precision modeling techniques in Blender 2.5

In my previous post I mentioned an Add-on for Blender 2.5 that enable us to work with CAD like tools in Blender, working with the edge of 3d models. But, what about Blender native tools, can they handle precision modeling? For new users that want to work with Blender for architectural modeling, using the native […]

Precision modeling and rendering for interior visualization

In which scale you usually work on your models? The use of the right scale set is an important decision for every architectural visualization artists, and could determine how easy the setup of the scene and even render parameters will work. For artists using unbiased renders like LuxRender or Indigo, it’s more than an important […]

Modeling for architecture: Script Blender Assisted Design

Work with precision modeling in Blender 3d for architecture, may require a few precautions and the extensive use of snap tools and the 3d cursor. But, from time to time a few users develop python scripts that aid in the design process, adding CAD capabilities to 3d modeling in Blender. Today I’m going to recommend […]

Precision 3d modeling for architecture with Mesh Planes

From all the tasks related to architectural visualization, one of the topics that let users a bit confused when they start to use softwares like Blender 3D is precision modeling. In AutoCAD or other AutoCAD free alternatives, we have a great set of tools allowing us to create and draw with absolute precision. With Blender […]

Precision modeling with Blender 3D: Script Lengthen

The quest for tools and techniques that helps us to model with precision never ends and part of this search in Blender is related to some nice scripts, which can really save a modeling that requires attention in the dimensions. Today I’m going to talk about a script called Lenghten, developed by Pedro Caeiro and […]

Tips for precision modeling with Blender 3D

This is a common question I always have to answer about Blender; How to model with precision in Blender? Well, first of all we have to realize that Blender is a visualization and animation tool, not a CAD system like AutoCAD or ArchiCAD. It will never have precision tools as good as AutoCAD, just like […]