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In this article, we will explain the basics of how to properly export and archive your final scene in Blender while using the RPR format, which can then be uploaded to Render Pool — a cloud-based render farm that can render your scenes and animations quickly and efficiently, maximizing your output and workflow while saving

With 3D viewports, such as Blender’s Eevee, you can achieve a viewport render that primarily uses the GPU for optimal performance and lightning speed in both the viewport and the final render, whereas Cycles, Blender’s internal ray tracing engine, focuses on the physically accurate portrayals of light and shadow, which can cause slow rendering times

If you’re in Blender’s rendered shading mode and have highly complex objects and materials in the 3D viewport, you may notice that your machine’s performance takes a bit of a dive and the visualization process is substantially slower. The question is: If you’re only interested in rendering a specific area, how do you go about

When the hard part of designing and lighting your scene is complete, the next and sometimes harder step for many aspiring 3D artists is setting up the shader materials for a model. Many artists can rely on the Principled BSDF shader for solid colors and simple kinds of surfaces, or create UV maps using third-party

Has this happened to you? For one reason or another, Blender encounters an error and suddenly has to close, but you haven’t saved your progress before it crashes. Or your mind wanders, and you close the program before saving. What happens to the file and all the hard work you have put into your scene?

The image format that you choose for your render can greatly change the way your final product will look. Images can be compressed to save disk space with lossy formats, while lossless formats sacrifice space for quality and fewer encoding artifacts. So, which is the right way to go about rendering your image? First, it’s

One of the coolest features added to Blender since the 2.7 release is the Wireframe Modifier. Keep reading to find out what it does and how to set it up in Cycles and Eevee. What Is Blender’s Wireframe Modifier? In short, Blender’s wireframe modifier allows you to see what your mesh is actually made of

Depending on your workstation’s specifications, rendering a scene can be an excruciatingly slow process. If upgrading your hardware isn’t an option, you may try to change your settings to speed up rendering, which often sacrifices quality in the process. Let’s take a look at some things to watch out for and what you can do

Since the release of Blender 2.8, the software’s newest real-time renderer Eevee has proven itself to be a revolutionary engine. However, while first impressions may make you consider replacing Cycles as your default renderer, there are several considerations that need to be made before doing so — especially if you’re interested in creating photo-realistic scenes

With 2020 coming to a close, there’s no better time to reflect on some of the year’s best highlights in GPU technology: The release of Radeon’s powerful RX 5000 and 6000 series and NVIDIA’s hefty GeForce RTX 3000 series. We’ve compared GPUs in the past, but this time we’re going to test the performance speed