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Blender 3D 2.49 Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery by Allan Brito

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Other tools for visualization

In spite of being a very powerful 3D graphics suite, Blender can't handle all the processes of creating architectural visualization alone. We will need some extra tools like Gimp, for post-processing and image editing. There are some tasks, like texture editing and creation, that need a more specialized tool, and for that, Gimp is the best choice to work together with Blender.

Another great tool that we will be using is YafaRay, which can make awesome renders using a global illumination engine that helps Blender to create photorealistic images. The integration between Blender and YafaRay is really great, with a plugin that allows us to export 3D models from Blender directly to YafaRay for rendering.

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