Rendering a bedroom with Blender Cycles

For those of you trying to learn Blender Cycles and render interior scenes for architecture with Blender, I just found an interesting project posted at the Blenderartists forums that might help. An artist called AniMeAniBe posted at the forums some interesting renders with the visualization of a modern bedroom. All the modeling was done in […]

Free download of a kitchen scene created with Blender

The visualization of a kitchen is a really challenging scene for any architectural visualization artist, especially at the modeling stage. A scene like a kitchen demands lots of small objects spread along all surfaces. Those objects could be anything from plates, forks and spice jars that could really help to give a sense of realism […]

Comparison between Blender Cycles, Mistuba and LuxRender

With the number of external render engines available for Blender these days, it may become really hard for new artists to pick just one. I still remember the days when we had just a few options, like YafRay. The best way to get to know those renders is to try them with your workflow. Along […]

How to render carpets for architecture with Blender

The amount of details of an interior visualization projects can easily become a challenge for any artist, especially when it comes to render things like carpets. How do you render carpets with Blender? Well, an artist called Paulina posted some really nice renders of a living room at the YafaRay user forums. In this project […]

Modeling with Blender and rendering on V-Ray

There are lots of options to render projects modeled with Blender going from open source software like LuxRender, YafaRay and Blender Cycles. And today there are several commercial renderers that support Blender like Indigo, Octane Render and even V-Ray. And today you can check out a interior visualization project modeled with Blender and rendered using […]

Best of Blender 3D Architect: Rendering with Cycles

What would be of a series of articles related to architecture and Blender without something about Cycles? And today on the Best of Blender 3D Architect series I will bring back two articles about rendering with Cycles. The first one shows how to render 3d models with a special wire object, which will give you […]

How to hide mesh based lights on Blender Cycles?

The use of mesh-based light in Blender Cycles is one of the most important elements to setup a good light for architecture. But, there is a small inconvenience with those types of lights. They are big planes or objects that emit light, which will result on them showing up on the rendering. If you don`t […]