Wooden passive house with Blender Cycles

When you start working in projects related to architectural visualization, it is a matter of time until you find your unique visual style. Some artists will begin to create images that share that style in a way that you will immediately identify the author. That seems to be the case for digital artist Marcin MÄ…dry […]

Tree it: Free tool to create 3D Trees as OBJ files

An external visualization project will need a significant amount of vegetation to create the proper context, and reproduce a believable environment. If you have performance issues with large 3D files, a good solution would be to invest in cutout images of trees to apply directly in planes. Since they are just textures, you won’t add […]

Modeling trees and vegetation with Blender for architecture

If you ever had to model a tree in Blender to use in exterior views of an architectural project, you will be glad to know that there is an addon called Sapling that can make this task really easy to accomplish. The sapling addon is built in Blender 2.63a and can manage to create trees […]

Free grass patch for external visualization with LuxRender and Blender 3D

One of the elements in external visualization projects that easily become a problem is vegetation. For architectural visualization artists, it`s always a good idea to study different ways to create grass for large surfaces. Today we can use several types of solutions to create grass, ranging from the use of textures representing only the grass […]