Rendering an Interior Scene with Cycles

Thanks to the release of Cycles, it's now possible to create realistic interior scenes right from within Blender. In this interior rendering tutorial I will walk you through lighting and texturing a scene for rendering with Cycles.

We'll use this reference image and these textures:

  1. BrickOldSharp0137 (Image 1)
  2. WoodPlanksBare0029 (Image 1)
  3. WoodFine0039 (Image 1)
  4. MarbleTilesWall001 (Image 1 & 2)
  5. Plastic0046 (Image 3)

Final Result


Where to Find Architectural Inspiration

Good architectural images are often hard to find, but I've found a few sites that dish it up regularly:

I hope you enjoyed the tutorial! If you make something awesome, please post your results in the comments below :)