Free HDR maps in 16.000 x 8.000 pixels

When you have to setup a scene to render using Blender Cycles for architecture, you may already have noticed that HDR maps are an essential element of getting a high-quality light environment. Of course, a problem in this kind of situation is how to get HDR maps in high resolution? Do you want to download […]

Free collection of PBR textures

Among the various types of resources I usually find for architectural visualization and that is shared here in Blender 3D Architect, a lot of them lately are coming from game related content. Since game artists also need high-quality textures and furniture, is not unusual to find whole collections of game art that can improve architectural […]

Yet another free online normal map generator

At some point in your architectural visualization project, you will have to deal with all kinds of textures and among them, we can look normal maps as one of the most important of them. The problem here is that not all textures and libraries have normal maps available, and we have to find a way […]

Free download of seamless brick textures

If you want to setup a standard material in architecture such as bricks, it would be great to have some seamless textures to play around. With seamless textures, you can repeat those images on a large surface and have no apparent “connection” between each one of them. Even for artists, that choose to paint their […]

Free download of 200 seamless textures in 2K

In the past few weeks, I found an incredible collection of materials and textures created for Unreal Engine, and besides the fact that this is a fantastic resource for game development it could also be useful for architectural visualization. Wait, how a collection of materials designed for the Unreal Engine could help architectural visualization artists […]

Free download of 25 tree textures with alpha maps

There are basically two options to add foliage and trees to any scene in architectural visualization and the first one is by creating 3d tress, which can add a huge amount of data to your project and the other one is by simply use textures. From both options the use of textures is by far […]

Free open source normalmap generator

The first thing that comes to mind when we have a project to model is to create everything using polygons, which in some cases can be a bad move. You will end up with a lot of geometry in your model that could be shown using nothing more than textures. That is an extremely good […]

Free download of textures for architecture

Lets get started with the new year by growing our texture library with some great inputs from a collection called Texturer. This an interesting texture library for Blender users, and artists using other 3d tools as well, because the terms of use for all textures on the site is really permissive. Well, you can do […]