Blender 2.8 and architecture: Living room and kitchen

How close to a Cycles can we push a render in Eevee? That will depend on a lot of factors, but we can easily say that in the hands of a skilled artist, you can make some incredible renders with Eevee. Even with the limitations of a real-time render engine, like Eevee, that doesn’t use […]

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 […]

Eevee bedroom in 36 seconds

If you are starting with Blender 2.8 for architectural visualization, you will have to choose at the start of every project. Will you render the scene using Cycles or Eevee? That might change the way you work and deliver your images to clients because render times will be wildly different. Do you want another powerful […]

OpenCue goes open source

For animation projects, you will probably need a way to manage rendering hundreds or a few thousand frames. When you have multiple cameras for longer advertising project it may require a storyboard and other pre-production material to help you in the project. If you often work with animation for architecture you will like to know […]

Recommended color calibration devices for archiviz

For an artist working with architectural visualization getting a project delivered to the client may represent a relief from several days or weeks of hard work. But, a few details may compromise all efforts you placed in the project. One of those details is color accuracy. From time to time we may find a client […]

Swiss Chalet Interior: render progression

During project development, you will probably render a few images for testing purposes, in case you are trying to find the best settings for lights or fine-tuning materials and textures. The number of tests will depend on how fast you can get the desired visual result. When I start working on a new architectural visualization […]

D-NOISE Removes noise from Cycles with AI

When you hit the render button in Blender, you will start to wait for your image to appear in front of you for a little while. Depending on the number of samples, hardware a scene complexity it may take from minutes to hours. After that period you still might have to do some tweaking to […]

Recommended GPUs for architecture – December update

With the release of Blender 2.8 and Eevee, you may think that having a powerful GPU is not necessary anymore. You may get some great results with Eevee using conventional hardware, but you may face problems with textures in cards that don’t offer that much memory. Choosing a good GPU for your projects may be […]