Complex Google Sketchup Models & V-Ray Rendering

A common issue we come across in Trimble SketchUp is that of model complexity. Sketchup (& Pro) does not utilise multiple processors. So, if you’re sitting there wondering why your monster quad-core processor isn’t giving you any love in Sketchup, open...

V-Ray Error Log

If you are experiencing problems with V-Ray, it’s possible to review the error log located in the ProgramData / Application Data folder of your computer. This can be found: On Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application...

Sketchup Crashes when V-Ray is Installed

Sometimes it may feel like V-Ray destabilises Sketchup. This may manifest through Sketchup crashing whilst viewing a model, editing or viewing materials or when pushing to render with V-Ray. These issues normally stem from problems with materials. Typical...

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...