Tips 2: 4 Important Steps to Get Started in Architectural Visualization World for a Beginner

Updated: Apr 24, 2020

After reading the previous blog about how to get additional income in this 3D Architectural Visualization world, well now the question is what the steps that need to be prepared by a beginner to start being able to get additional income are?



Step 1: Studying

Well, If this is it, everyone also knows. Yes, yes, If you want to start but you don't want to learn, then what? Now, the most important thing is to know where to start and what to learn first, right?


There are many softwares that can be used to make good visualizations, but not all of the software can be used for Architectural Visualization. At least, softwares can be divided into 4 categories, which are:

  1. Base Software

  2. Render Engine

  3. Plugin Software

  4. Software post-production


Note: The reviews about the softwares above will be discussed on a different blog.




Base Software

This basic software is software that will be your platform for working, especially modelling and texturing. Some basic software commonly used by 3D artist in Architectural Visualization world are:

  1. Blender

  2. Trimble Sketchup

  3. Autodesk 3DS MAX

  4. Autodesk Maya

  5. Cinema4D

  6. Rhino

  7. Z Brush