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Chaos V-Ray (54 Tutorials)

In Depth 3D Renderers

In Depth: Which render engine is best? (Updated 19 July 2021) #3drenderer

July 19, 2021

There are so many renderers available out there, and how does an artist know what to choose? Learn what the different renderers offer.

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V-Ray 5 Creating Materials

Why V-Ray 5 Removes the Challenges of Creating Materials

June 30, 2021

Christopher Nichols explains the process of quickly creating materials with the new simplified Asset Browser and material presets in V-Ray 5.

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Webinar Replay: Chaos V-Ray 5 for Cinema 4D

March 19, 2021

If you missed the live webinar, no worries, you can find out about Chaos V-Ray 5 for Cinema 4D’s exciting new features and workflow changes with the webinar replay right here.  Learn about the new V-Ray Frame Buffer, learn how to add more variety to your scenes through new material layers, enhance the magic hour with the refreshed Sun and Sky system, go beyond rendering with V-Ray’s built-in interactive post-processing — and more!

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In Depth Render Farms Network Rendering

In Depth: Render Farms / Network Rendering / Distributed Rendering

December 16, 2020

The idea of network rendering is to distribute your render over a network, or farm, of computers, to speed up your render times.

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The Art of V-Ray for Maya, a 4-Part Practical Guide

The Art of V-Ray: Mastering the V-Ray Renderer in Autodesk Maya

September 1, 2020

Rusty Hazelden helps you master V-Ray Next for Maya in the form of a paint commercial with colorful twisting paint splashes. He dissects a series of shots, explaining the process.

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In Depth: why Should I use V-Ray?

In Depth: Why Should I Use V-Ray?

August 7, 2020

V-Ray is a powerful 3D rendering system that was built for designers, architects, and jack-of-all-trades. Learn about how artists use V-Ray.

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How to Render an Underwater Shot with V-Ray Next for 3ds Max

August 4, 2020

Mario Cameras shows you how to render a convincing underwater swimming pool shot in V-Ray for 3ds Max, with fog and caustics.

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Introduction to V-Ray Next Compilation

April 16, 2020

This is a compilation of the Introductory tutorials for V-Ray Next including 3ds Max, Revit, Sketchup, Rhino, Unreal, Modo and Houdini.  Most of these tutorials also have downloadable assets.

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Introduction to V-Ray Next for Houdini

April 14, 2020

This is a quick start introduction tutorial to V-Ray Next for Houdini and covers the basic startup and UI integration. 

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Luxury Hotel Room Interior Build Sketchup & V-Ray + Glass Tutorial

Luxury Hotel Room Interior Build Sketchup & V-Ray + Glass Tutorial

April 14, 2020

Surviving Architecture walks you through how she created interior architectural renders using SketchUp and Chaos Group V-Ray Next for SketchUp.

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Introduction to V-Ray Next for Rhino

April 14, 2020

Here are 2 tutorials to help you get started with V-Ray Next for Rhino.  One is designed for architects and the other for Designers.  Both tutorials also have a link to step by step instructions and tutorial assets.

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Introduction to V-Ray Next for Revit

April 13, 2020

This video tutorial covers the basic workflow of rendering a simple scene with V-Ray for Revit.

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Introduction to V-Ray Next for SketchUp

April 9, 2020

This V-Ray Next for SketchUp tutorial will walk you through V-Ray’s user interface and how to get started with a basic project. It covers the Asset Editor and how to manage your Materials, Lights, Geometry, Render Elements and Textures. And it includes a free demo scene.

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Introduction to V-Ray Next for 3ds Max #gettingstarted

April 9, 2020

This V-Ray Next for 3ds Max tutorial covers how to set up, light, and render an interior day scene, plus info on V-Ray Denoiser, and more!

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Light and Render an Interior Scene with V-Ray for Cinema 4D

Light and Render an Interior Scene with V-Ray for Cinema 4D

April 7, 2020

Learn to light an interior scene with these lighting and rendering techniques. Create rich and realistic renders using V-Ray for Cinema 4D.

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