Monday, March 14th, 2022: 3D Community News 

Noel-3D - Creating a photorealistic riverside walkway scene in Blender 3.0

Noel-3D has recently shared with the ArchViz Community, a detailed step-by-step tutorial on how to achieve a photorealistic look for a riverside walkway in Blender 3.0 and Cycles.

Below you can find the steps of this tutorial:

  1. Introduction to the scene.
  2. Modeling, the walkway from reference images.
  3. Texturing, using PBR materials and shaders.
  4. Placing the assets in the scene, importing assets, and scattering them in the scene.
  5. Lighting and Rendering, using Cycles with a proper HDRI for lighting.
  6. Finalizing the scene. Adding cars and other assets.

Get the reference image which is used in this tutorial HERE and concerning the assets visit their Gumroad.

Enjoy watching this informative tutorial below:


Noel is a 3d artist based in the United States with a great passion for achieving photorealism in Blender. You can visit his Patreon Page as well as his YouTube Channel exploring many interesting and helpful tutorials.