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This page includes QuickStart tutorials for V-Ray in SketchUp. 

For more tutorials, check the V-Ray for SketchUp Courseware

 

 

Introduction to V-Ray for SketchUp

Thе video 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. 

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Exterior Light Setup - Day

In this video, we will discuss how to set up an exterior lighting for a daylight scenario. You will see how to tweak different light settings of the Sunlight and Domelight features to achieve the desired lighting for the scene.

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Exterior Light Setup - Night

This video will walk you through the process of setting up a nighttime exterior render for an Archviz workflow using V-Ray Next for SketchUp. It shows how to use a variety of V-Ray Lights for night renders.

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Interior Light Setup - Day

This video covers lighting interiors in two parts using V-Ray Next. It builds on concepts from the exterior lighting videos. By the end, you will gain an understanding of the general lighting workflow for interiors in SketchUp.

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Interior Light Setup - Night

The video will walk you through how to set up your interior project for night time lighting. It shows you some examples on how to simulate light shining in from the moon and adjust the lights and colors for maximum realism.

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Materials

This video covers the basics of materials in V-Ray for SketchUp. It demonstrates how to use the Material Library to create, edit and apply various realistic materials, as well as how to edit preset materials and create new materials from scratch. 

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Environment Effects

This video shows how to add a sense of physical depth to our image using the volumetric environment effects in V-Ray Next. You will learn how to use the Aerial Perspective and Environment Fog to simulate fog, dust, smoke.

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