photo reference

18GB of free photo reference

As a digital artist working with architectural visualization, you probably need lots of photo reference sources. Those images will help you during modeling and also be part of a render, as a background or texture. How do you search and find a photo reference for architecture? Those references will help you in both furniture modeling […]

266 free wood and stone floor textures for architecture

The use of game technology to show architectural visualization is a strong trend that will probably shape the future of our work, and in the future, you will hardly have to perform traditional renders. Because graphics cards and modern graphics engines will be able to create realistic images in real time. But, if there is […]

2000 free textures for architectural visualization

An excellent collection of textures is undoubtelly a must-have for architectural visualization, and from time to time we share a link to a place where you can download some of those textures for free. Those free texture collections usually offer a small variety of options. But, today you have the opportunity to get a collection […]

Free floor tile textures for architecture

The factors that will determine the speed in which you can deliver an architectural visualization project goes from the hardware at your disposal to the variety of your asset library. Having an extensive asset library for architecture may even be more important than powerful hardware. When you have good options at your disposal, you won’t […]

Cutout images to use in architectural visualization

Adding furniture and objects to an architectural visualization project is not enough to add context, and especially the impression of scale to images. Keep in mind that you are creating images of spaces that people will later use. You potential customer might not have the perfect impression of the actual size of a scene, with […]

Free PBR pavement tiles textures

In recent years the use of PBR materials and textures is something common for artists looking for realistic images. A PBR material has physical properties that will mimic the behavior of a surface in the real world. A PBR material is usually a set of unique maps for the diffuse, specular, ambient occlusion, normals, and […]

30 free PBR materials for architectural rendering

The recent updates in Blender and all future developments make an excellent collection of textures critical to any digital artist using Blender. For architectural visualization, the relevance of textures is also important. Blender has now a shader called Principled BSDF that works great with textures prepared for PBR. What is PBR? It means Physically based […]

Free seamless wood textures for architecture

A type of asset that you literally can’t live without these days is a good collection of textures. No matter what you do regarding digital art, working with simple textures will make it hard to achieve realism on any render. For architectural visualization artists using Blender, it is critical to have good textures. With the […]