5SRW | V-Ray for SketchUp

Study Program, Lessons & Details

Software versions
V-Ray 3.6 + NEXT updates
SketchUp 2015 (minimum)

Demo lessons: English | Espanol | Italiano

Lesson#SketchUp from scratchDuration
01Introducing main toolbars in SketchUp12’ 48”
02Learn to navigate in model space and use snapping shortcuts14' 00''
03how the main tools work to create 3d shapes21' 36''
04Main elements and how to intersect objetcs to create new shapes16' 20''
05Paint bucket - How to apply anche create materials18' 40''
06First architectural modeling - Explore the modelling process on a basic model21' 15''
07Customize shorcuts to speed up the process and different 3d model visualizations17' 20''
08set up a camera to capture the better angles of your project, using perspective options17' 00''
09Use the sandbox tools to create a topography for your project13' 10''
How to install extensions and where to download them13' 08''
Lesson#V-Ray for SketchUpDuration
01Introduction to V-Ray for SketchUp10’32”
02Render setup – Two ways10’11”
03V-Ray Sun and V-Ray Physical Camera11’51”
04How V-Ray Light works17’06”
05Create a studio light hierarchy11’36”
06Fix overexposurers with V-Ray Frame Buffer4’34”
07How V-Ray IES works05’03”
08Start creating V-Ray Materials13’42”
09How to light with HDRls07’56”
10Understand Color Mapping04’35”
11First Light Balance and exposure settings11’01”
12Shiny and opaque reflections / Fresnel concept12’10”
13How to master DOF – Depht of field07’55”
14Photoshop techniques for vintage effects05’09”
15Place objetcs randomly with RayFire (in production for SketchUp)03’53”
16Use HDRI to create nice reflections on small objects07’51”
17Photoshop filters to create amazing bump maps05’11”
18SpotLights and VRaylights for complex light balance15′ 24″
19How to create/model a photorealistic floor05’21”
20Create materials for Carpets and Curtains06’17”
21The ‘Sandwich’ technique to control overexposures in Photoshop04′ 27”
22How to create an interior light hiearchy mixing IES and VRayLights18′ 42”
23VRayLight material, Wood and Pool material22′ 04”
24How to composite using two layers of Ambient Occlusion, with flare effects03′ 45”
25Create a light balance for exterios, using V-Ray Real Time (RT)15′ 19”
26Handle Fresnel IOR to create photorealistic glass / exteriors24′ 06”
27Use the Render Elements VRayLightSelect / VRayExtratex (sky replacement)17′ 20”
28Realistic natural light17′ 14”
29Traslucency: VRay2Sided Materials and VRay SSS219′ 04”
30Have the full control of DOF with f number parameter6′ 56”
31Use VRay Reflections, night effect13′ 10”
32Photographic composition and night balance (exterior)18′ 20”
33How to use VRaycompTex to improve texture details17′ 54”
34VRayFur to easily create amazing grass11′ 03”
35IBL, how to use HDRI maps with a VRay Dome20′ 23”
36Unwrap modifier to map different surfaces16′ 43”
37Fad, Proglow and Vignetting techniques with Photoshop12′ 02”
38Studio lighting setup for lowkey scenes18′ 59”
39Complex materials using reflection/Glossy maps18′ 23”
40How to use VRayLens controls to create Bloom & Glare12′ 34”
41DNA – Lights and spaces for lighting schemes5′ 00”
42Daylight Loft, VRayportal for natural light / Lighting SchemeScene
43Natural and bright light in Bonilla Lighting / Lighting SchemeScene
44Exterior, Winter Villa / Lighting SchemeScene
46Use VRayLens to get the magic into ‘Magic Room’ / Lighting SchemeScene
47VRayDome + VRaySKy create the magic ‘Lake House’ / Lighting SchemeScene
48VRaySun + Portal + IES + VRayLight in Black&White interior / Lighting SchemeScene
49VraySphere Light and IES in Art Room / Lighting SchemeScene
50Use VRaySun multiplier for Caravaggio Style / Lighting SchemeScene

Scenes included in the Course

Different scenarios, each one explained with the 5SRW Method, using the photographic approach
Lessons and scene for/compatible with V-Ray NEXT / 3.xx

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