Creating V-Ray Materials in SketchUp and Rhino

Sometimes it can be hard to find the perfect materials to make your model look just right, why not create your own? This brief video tutorial explains the simple, basic steps to creating your own custom materials using V-Ray for...

Installation Problems – V-Ray for Sketchup on Mac

A common installation issue for V-Ray for Mac users occurs when selecting the destination installation folder. If you have a previous copy of Google Sketchup 7, you may find that the V-Ray installer has pre-selected that installation when you’re attempting to...

The Reflection Layer

Refl. Glossiness, Hilight Glossiness, Subdivs, Fresnel reflection and Filter color are all terms found under the Reflection menu in V-Ray. They all play an important part in the outcome of your render, but what do they mean? In this video tutorial, ASGVIS Artist &...

V-Ray Caustics

V-Ray Caustics – tutorial Simply put, a caustic surface envelopes light rays and reflects or refracts them by a curved surface, such as water in a swimming pool. Learn how to create a photorealistic rendering of water inside of a swimming pool using caustic...