Welcome to V-Ray for 3ds Max’s official Courseware site. The goal of this courseware is to improve the level of knowledge of V-Ray among its users.
Downloading the scenes and assets for this courseware requires a free Chaos Group account.
The courseware is based on the concept of learning cycles, a proven method for teaching adults. This concept splits each topic into three distinct cycles:
The courseware provides you with materials for each of the three cycles for every Topic:
Scenes and assets are packed into a project file. These must be downloaded together to ensure that all textures and other assets will load correctly.
Topics covered by the courseware
The lessons in this category provide an overview of V-Ray’s components, what they do, and where to find them in the interface.
This section covers the two main rendering engines of V-Ray.
To use the scenes and assets provided you need to have 3ds Max and V-Ray 3.5 for 3ds Max installed.
To get the scenes click here and wait for the download to complete.
Once the download completes, extract the scenes into a folder of your choice. For example: C:\Coursware for V-Ray 3dsMax\
Start 3ds Max 2017 and go to Application Menu > Manage > Set Project Folder:
Select the folder in which you extracted the zip file. For example: C:\Coursware for V-Ray 3dsMax\