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Chaos Group V-Ray (47 Tutorials)

In Depth 3D Renderers

In Depth: 3D Renderers (Updated 11 November 2019) #3drenderer

November 11, 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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Create Hair and Fur with Maya, XGen, and More... Plus Freebies

Maya Monday: Create Hair and Fur with Maya, XGen, and More… Plus Freebies

November 11, 2019

Learn about creating hair / fur with Maya using XGen, and working with V-Ray Next for Maya and Corona Renderer in Maya. Get Shave and a Haircut for free!

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deepfakes: AI in Machine Learning

Deepfakes Examples & Tutorials: AI in Media Production #AI

October 2, 2019

Deepfakes use artificial intelligence to create a convincing face swap in video and imagery. There is a big future for deepfakes in the film industry.

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In Depth Network Rendering Render Farm Distributed Rendering

In Depth: Render Farms / Network Rendering / Distributed Rendering

September 11, 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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chaos cloud tips & tricks tutorial

Chaos Group: Chaos Cloud Tips & Tricks – How to prepare a scene for production rendering

September 4, 2019

In this tips & tricks tutorial, you will discover the best ways to prepare a scene for production rendering with Chaos Cloud.

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V-Ray for Houdini tutorial

V-Ray for Houdini: Introduction + Batch Rendering + Using Python HOU

August 20, 2019

Here’s a couple of tutorials to get you up and running with V-Ray for Houdini quickly. The introduction covers the basic startup and UI integration, the next tutorial teaches you how to start a batch render, and finally you will learn how to use the Python Hou module .

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The Art of V-Ray

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

August 5, 2019

In this series, Rusty Hazelden gives you a practical guide to mastering the V-Ray renderer in Autodesk Maya. He dissects a series of shots from a commercial and explains the process used to create colorful splashes of paint using V-Ray for Maya.

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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

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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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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