Chaos V-Ray (57 Tutorials)

In Depth 3D Renderers

In Depth: Which 3D render engine is best? (Updated 4 May 2022) #3drenderer

May 4, 2022

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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9 tips on how to add realism to any exterior architectural project

9 tips: Add realism to any exterior architectural visualization project

April 12, 2022

me pointers on your next V-Ray for Cinema 4D architectural visualization project? 3D Render & Beyond’s Viola Vazio and Stefano Strika share expert advice.

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In Depth Render Farms Network Rendering

In Depth: Render Farms / Network Rendering / Distributed Rendering

March 4, 2022

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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Create a Realistic Kitchen Interior – Pt. 1 & 2

February 22, 2022

Check out this 2 part tutorial series from Chaos on creating a realistic kitchen interior using V-Ray for 3ds Max. 

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Create Neon Letters with V-Ray and Maya

Create Neon Letters with V-Ray and Maya

January 25, 2022

Carlos Alvarez Velazquez, 3D Graphic Designer and CGI Artist, explains how to use V-Ray and Maya to model and render neon letters.

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Chaos Player: Working with A/B Wipes

January 18, 2022

In this short tutorial, Alexander Yolov from the Chaos Player team shows you how to fact check different versions of your sequences using the A/B Wipe feature in the new Chaos Player. Chaos Player is also part of the V-Ray Collection.  Learn More  

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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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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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