18 free textures with smudge, fingerprint, dust and grime maps

In computer graphics, everything has a tendency to be brand new, dust free and with no imperfections. That is one of the ways we often use to identify images coming from computers. If it doesn’t have any imperfections, it can’t be real. To create surfaces with the maximum realism, you have to add small imperfections […]

10 free 8k landscape textures for architecture

As part of the architectural visualization workflow, you will most likely have to create some landscapes at some point, and all your abilities with polygon modeling techniques may not be enough to get a landscape for your project. One of the most common techniques to create landscapes for architecture is the adoption of texture based […]

80 free seamless textures for architecture

The resources for an architectural visualization artist using any software will be a sum of furniture models, textures and lighting skills or tools. Those resources among others will result in better renders and productivity. And sometimes we will find such resources at collections aimed at other 3d software and not specifically Blender. Have you ever […]

17 free scanned 3d people for architecture

How do you add scale and context to your renders for architectural projects? One of the oldest tricks in the field is to add a cutout image of a person, which will match the scene. For instance, at a shopping mall scene you will find a picture of a lady caring some shopping bags, and […]

Free PBR materials and textures

If you make a quick search on news and tutorials related to rendering and materials, you probably will notice that PBR (Physically based render) is a hot subject. Everyone seems to be talking about this kind of rendering because we can work with that on Cycles. What is exactly PBR? If you never heard of […]

98 Free Scifi based textures

Among the resources for architecture that I usually share with my readers (you) here at Blender 3D Architect, most of the time they are “standard” assets like furniture and textures for vegetation, bricks and more. But, what if you needed some textures for a highly contextualized project? Something with a theme related to Scifi. For […]

Free download of 200 cutout people

Why should we use people on our architectural visualization projects? By inserting images or 3d models of future users of a planned space, you will be able not only to show how space will relate to “users” and also give a sense of scale. A lot of projects we see around focus on getting furniture […]

Free download of 4096×4096 leaf textures

When you have to represent nature in architectural visualization, the use of textures can become the small difference between a natural surface, and something that doesn’t resemble a living thing. And to get nature right you probably will need lots of leaf textures. Would you like to download a set of more than 200 textures […]