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Chaos Group V-Ray (42 Tutorials)

360° Panoramic Renders with 3ds Max and V-Ray

July 16, 2019

Learn how to set up your renders with the optimal settings for 360° video with 3ds Max and V-Ray. There are two tutorials for reference.

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Burning Question: How Do I Fix Rolling Shutter?

June 24, 2019

In this article, we’ll talk about What Rolling Shutter is, or RS, which we’ll sometimes refer to it. We’ll go over what the types are, with lots of examples, so you’ll recognize it when you see it. Then, we’ll talk about how you can avoid, reduce, or fix RS problems both when shooting and in…

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Understanding Metalness in PBR workflow with V-Ray Next

June 11, 2019

Chaos Group has added a Metalness parameter to the V-Ray standard material in an effort to better support a PBR workflow in V-Ray Next.

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In Depth 3D Renderers

In Depth: 3D Renderers (Updated 7 June 2019) #3drenderer #redshift

June 7, 2019

There are so many renderers available out there, and how does an artist know what to choose? Although they really do the same thing, they work differently and have different results. Here is a breakdown of what the different renderers offer, not reviews, so you can decide which renderer is right for you.

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In Depth Network Rendering Render Farm Distributed Rendering

In Depth: Render Farms / Network Rendering / Distributed Rendering

May 10, 2019

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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Maya Monday

Maya Monday: V-Ray Next for Maya Tutorials

May 6, 2019

V-Ray Next for Maya Tutorials! V-Ray Next for Maya brings speed, quality, power, creative control and smart integrations to your workflow. 

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Using FumeFX 5 VDB caches with V-Ray Next, Redshift renderers

April 30, 2019

Sitni Sati has a new FumeFX tutorial that came out yesterday about VDB caches. Centrally, they explain how to export cache files to OpenVDB (.vdb) format. These files include FumeFX grid transformations, and in the end, this information will be used by the VRayVolumeGrid and Redshift Volume to properly position volumetrics to the exact same…

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V-Ray: How to use GPU in V-Ray Next for Maya

V-Ray: How to use GPU in V-Ray Next for Maya

January 15, 2019

Learn how V-Ray Next for Maya’s GPU can speed up your workflow using some of the new features for look development and production rendering, with this tutorial from Chaos Group.

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V-Ray for Revit Tutorial Series

V-Ray for Revit Tutorial Series

July 6, 2018

There are 13 videos in this series. You can either watch them one by one or use the menu on the upper left of the video player to choose your topic. Subjects include: Getting Started, V-Ray Swarm, Interior Lighting, Exterior Lighting, Materials and more. 

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V-Ray for 3ds Max – Portraying Leaves

V-Ray for 3ds Max – Portraying Leaves

May 29, 2018

Creating accurate, realistic leaves in 3D is difficult because of all the subtle differences present in the natural world.  TILTPIXEL partner Ramy Hanna explains the best tools and techniques to use in V-Ray for 3ds Max to get “impeccable results.”

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Procedural Shading with Maya & V-Ray

Procedural Shading with Maya & V-Ray

March 26, 2018

Michael Cauchi takes you through a 9 step process to using V-Ray and Maya to generate reusable assets and perfect your texturing workflow in Maya.

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V-RayforC4D Quick Tip: Isolated VFB Bloom and Glare FX Pass

V-RayforC4D Quick Tip: Isolated VFB Bloom and Glare FX Pass

January 2, 2018

V-RayforC4D user edub offers a quick tip on how to create an isolated VFB bloom & glare effects pass.

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V-Ray for NUKE — CryptoMatte

V-Ray for NUKE — CryptoMatte

December 28, 2017

This tutorial shows you how to automatically generate ID mattes with support for transparency, depth of field and motion blur, speeding up workflows for compositors.

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V-Ray for MODO: Quick Start: Materials Parts 1 & 2

V-Ray for MODO: Quick Start: Materials Parts 1 & 2

December 27, 2017

This tutorial takes a closer look at V-Ray materials and the advantages they can offer over MODO materials. Part 1 looks at the V-Ray Material with the GGX BRDF Type. Part 2 looks at V-Ray’s Blend Material, and V-Ray’s Fast SSS2 material.

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V-Ray for MODO: Quick Start: Intro

V-Ray for MODO: Quick Start: Intro

December 27, 2017

The tutorial is a nice introduction on rendering a MODO scene with V-Ray.

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