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Step by step beginner to advanced tutorials
Working with Materials
Lighting your Scene
Setting up a project from start to finish - Intro
Placing Chaos Cosmos assets
Iterating with V-Ray Vision
Staging your Interior
Working with Generic Materials
Working with Chaos Cosmos Assets
Using the Sun & Sky System
FINDING THE BEST LIGHT WITH LIGHT GEN
CREATING EVENING SKIES
Daytime Interior Lighting & Material TEchniques
Camera Settings for Virtual Photography
Tips on Optimising Scene Geometry
Adding Atmosphereic & Volumetric Effects
V-Ray Frame Buffer and post-processing
Creating and exporting animations
How to create the best natural lighting with Light Gen
Learn how easy it is to generate lighting variations and find your scene’s best lighting. Use V-Ray’s Sun & Sky system or employ HDRIs for image-based lighting. Set the number of variants, save light sets and reuse them in other projects.
How to render multiple views quickly with Chaos Cloud
How to import and manage Chaos Cosmos 3D models
How to explore your scenes in real-time with V-Ray Vision
Find out how to make the most of V-Ray’s lightweight viewer in your everyday work. Navigate your scenes like a game. Set up exposure and temporal anti-aliasing for best visual fidelity. Visualise Chaos Cosmos assets without overloading your hardware. Quickly and easily export animations, flythroughs, simulations and more.
How to use custom HDRI libraries in Light Gen
Getting started with Chaos Vantage
Applying Chaos Cosmos materials in your scene
Chaos’ curated collection of render-ready V-Ray content adds a new category — materials. Make use of an extensive range of tiles, wooden floors, brick walls, and more. Use the Cosmos materials out-of-the-box or customize their color, bump, gloss, and more.
How to build realistic terrain with Scatter
How to work with V-Ray Decal
With V-Ray Decal you can add realistic detail to any surface material. Stack them upon one another, project them over multiple scene objects, and invest time in creativity, not additional UVW work.
The new live link takes even your most complex scenes to pure ray-traced real-time with zero setup. Navigate and interact with your model’s true lighting and materials, and create animations and images with ease. MORE INFO