Backyard and flowers with Blender Cycles

A reader from Blender 3D Architect once wrote to us asking for more projects with external views rendered in Blender. We post a lot of internal visualization because it is the most common type of render for artists using not only Blender but any 3d software for architecture. If you are also looking for examples […]

Interior visualization using Cycles with settings

The big question a lot of artists are asking themselves nowadays is when to use Cycles or Eevee if you are already using Blender 2.8. When you start a project, you should have an idea of which render you want to use. For projects that require maximum realism, Cycle is still the best choice. Do […]

White interior and light settings for Blender

Even with all the news and benefits of using Eevee for architectural renders in Blender, you should still consider getting projects rendered with Cycles. The main reason is the incredible level of realism you can achieve. There is no doubt about what you can do with Eevee, but Cycles is still the best solution for […]

Room Corner with Blender Cycles and no HDR

For projects using Blender Cycles to render interiors, you will find that most artists will use similar settings. You will use an HDR map in the environment settings, Area Lamps on windows, and maybe a Sun Lamp. All that lights will create a natural daylight look in your render. However, some artists may get excellent […]

Compact residence with Blender Cycles

The settings used to light a scene for interiors in Cycles will most likely feature an HDRI map as environment texture. That map will help you both compose a background and add light energy to the scene. But, a few artists are choosing a bright white light as background to light their scenes with some […]

Small apartment render in Cycles

Small apartment render in Cycles

When you start to search for artwork related to architectural visualization in Blender, you will find some impressive projects and artists willing to share their knowledge. Besides producing some great render, they also give several hints about how they achieved a particular result. We usually try to find those projects to share with our readers, […]

Blender and V-Ray: Interior render with settings

The recent developments of Blender and Cycles are catching the attention of more artists willing to move to Blender as their primary tool for architectural visualization. But, even with Cycles offering an incredible set of tools to create architectural renderings, some artists still want to keep part of their old workflow. For instance, some artists […]

Rendering a scene with HDRI in Blender and YafaRay

It been a while since anything related to YafaRay here on Blender 3D Architect, and most of that is because I couldn't find interesting works related to architecture and rendered with YafaRay. One of the possible reasons for that is called Blender Cycles. With a powerful renderer like Cycles already available in Blender, a lot […]