125 Sky Backgrounds Everyone Should Have (2024 New Collection Update)

TL;DR (Too Long; Didn’t Read):  Building a unique 3D asset library from scratch is hard. Not to mention time-consuming. Why not save that time for more creative tasks? Download our collections of 100+ sky backgrounds right here and streamline your workflow today.

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This isn’t your first bundle of random sky backgrounds for architectural renderings you found online, is it? If you’re like me, you probably downloaded a ton of these collections, right?

And how many of them, that made your list, are you still using today for your everyday work?

How long did you stick with them?

There’s just too much resources for 3D artists out there.

And yet I’ve been pursuing these collections and 3D assets for years. It’s a hopeless pursuit, really. And I’ll probably never have enough…

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But here’s the thing

Today we’re excited to share our own in-house collections of sky backgrounds.

The question will not be if they suck or not. 
Meaning this list can’t be perfect. And that’s okay.

What I’m hoping though is that this bundle of sky backgrounds will make your 3D renderings stand out.

Furthermore,  I’m sharing only the good ones. The ones that have helped us turn some renderings to really catchy images you can follow on our work page.

 

It might sound basic, but those who excel in the CG industry do two key things right:

First, they are good at finding a niche to get them to work.

Second, they know their strengths and are constantly developing their own style instead of copying someone else’s.

 

In the competitive world of CGI, the only way to truly distinguish yourself from the other CGI studios and agencies is by building your own unique resource library filled with 3D models, HDRIs, cutouts, sky backgrounds, and other assets.

 

But you are probably mumbling:

“How can I find time to create useful resources for my next 3D project when I’m overwhelmed?”

A very simple answer to that question. 

Unique 3D assets, like in this case, sky backgrounds, are just everywhere around you.

We are building our asset library all of the time.

In most cases, resources for our 3D work are captured and created by the members of our team while going to work, traveling around or just exploring the nature around us.

So, to create outstanding 3D renderings you need a lot of patience, a lot of unique 3D models and your own 3D assets.

Chances are you’re going No sh*t Sherlock on me by now, but bear with me.

Now:

– Knowing the right rendering setup is great.

– Knowing how to do post-production of your 3D rendering is also great. Btw, to learn how we take our renderings to the next level, follow this link.

But to stand out from the crowd and get your 3D renders noticed is challenging.

That’s why we prepared something really essential, a top-notch sky background collections you can download right now!

This two packages contain 125 high-resolution sky images and it’s free for commercial use. They have been created by our in-house 3D artists and you can use them wherever you like.

As mentioned above, creating your own daily resource library today is easier than ever. Let’s take sky backgrounds and this collection for example. All you need to do is get outside, watch the clouds, and wait for the perfect moment.

Obviously, that is the right time to pull out DSLR and to snap some pictures. In the meantime, you can just relax, sit back while watching the clouds and wait for a perfect moment. There is something about clouds. They are unpredictable, constantly changing in shape, color, and texture.

Back in 2016 we saw some major gaps in our industry regarding 3D assets and quickly realized there was room for us to create some buzz with high-quality goodies for 3D artists, architects, designers, and all creative people out there.

The ultimate goal with every asset we publish here is to help you become more productive by cutting valuable seconds off your workflow.

Fast-forward to today, it’s almost 7 years since we launched our collections on Gumroad and 15k+ people have already downloaded our cutouts, skies, etc.

With that said, if you haven’t checked them out yet, I highly recommend you do that here for cutout trees and here for cutout people. 

Of course, you can always pass along these collections to your not-so-savvy friends and colleagues to help them create better 3D renderings as well.

Now, how you can download this collection?

Option 1 is THE WAY TO GO.
Option 2, on the other hand, is for those who want to show some love and support to us, the kaisers, whether you’re a long-time follower or just stumbled upon our work.

Option 1: After you click on the “Buy on Gumroad” button, our Gumroad Page will show up. This is the place from where you can grab all the files for €3.95. Just click on “I want this” and follow the steps.

Option 2: You can “buy us a coffee” as a friendly nod to support what we do, kind of like buying us a round of beer in a cozy café where we can chat about life and work—and yes, those ugly clients.

We hope you will find these sky backgrounds collections useful. Edit them, overlay them and you will get some beautiful background plates.

So get them quick and add some drama! Use our sky background collections to enhance your 3D renderings.

But if you need any help with your project, don’t hesitate to reach out at hello@kaiserbold.com.

Thanks, 
Bojan.