V-Ray for Softimage: V-Ray Materials


This tutorial covers the different shading options in the first official version of V-Ray for Softimage. We explore the V-Ray Material options (diffuse layer, reflection, reflection glossiness, refraction etc.) and create complex materials with the V-Ray Blend Material and the V-Ray Car Paint Material.

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V-Ray for Softimage: Hair & Fur Shading


How you can render hair and fur quickly and efficiently with the VRayHairMtl shader.


V-Ray for Softimage: V-Ray Proxy


This video presentation shows how to use V-Ray Proxy to render heavy geometry at maximum memory efficiency by storing the geometry on the hard drive.

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V-Ray for Softimage: Render Elements


In this tutorial Jimmy from Chaos Group talks about one of the most powerful features in V-Ray – its render elements. Learn how to use default render elements and create custom ones, giving you more control in compositing.

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VRay HDRI Lighting


A tutorial on HDRI Lighting with V-Ray. Click here

Rugs and Carpets – 3Ds Max and VRay Tutorial


How to create nice rugs and carpets with max and vray?

In this tutorials you watch how to use quick and different methods for the creation of carpets and rugs

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Blend Material

In this video you can learn how to achieve some cool multimaterials effect by using V-ray blend material.

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Using Vrayproxy

In this tutorial we will learn how to use VRayProxy object as matte object in Krakatoa. Also we will learn how to create VRayProxy object in very efficient way without using 3Dsmax…

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Creating Clouds with Vray Environment fog


Tutorial by Francesco Legrenzi

One of the most interesting features introduced in V-Ray 1.5 SP3 was VRayEnvironmentFog (VEF). It might look like a simple fog system, similar to the one in 3ds Max, but it’s really more powerful. In fact it can interact with Global Illumination and generate volume caustic effects.

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Testing Glass VRay Materials


… I made 3 different materials and applied them to the same glass object. The first one has IOR of 1.5 and the second has IOR or 1.7. They both have Fresnel reflections turned on. Now, the third material has no Fresnel reflections, but I lowered the reflectiveness to 50% (gray color, RGB: 128/128/128). Let’s see how that looks like…

Another tutorial on Glass Material and simulating of diamonds’ reflection with Dispersion Parameter

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Glass and liquid rendering in V-ray


In this tutorial we see how to create the V-Ray Glass anc Liquid Material for own renders. Read this for more info

Motion blur – It’s all about balancing


Motion blur is the apparent streaking of rapidly moving objects in a still image or a sequence of images such as a movie or animation. It results when the image being recorded changes during the recording of a single frame, either due to rapid movement or long exposure.

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Procedural V-Ray Sand Material – Javier Pintor

Interesting tutorial how to produce one procedural sand material with V-Ray & 3ds Max.

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Photographic Approach in Architectural Visualisation


The importance of having a photographic approch in your Render!
After the great book on this topic “Photography and Rendering with V-Ray” written by Ciro Sannino, also Lasse Rode wrote an article on this topic.

Lasse Rode / Studio XOIO – The Berlin based studio xoio has been established in 2006 by Peter Stulz and Lasse Rode. It is specialized in high-quality emotive architecture and product visualization. The team at xoio consists of people who have an architecture and design background. That provides a strong understanding of creative processes and the ability to give support in questions of design.

VRayLightMtl + VRayDirt for Quick AO Render Checkup


In this tutorial we can find a quick tip to create an Ambient Occlusion with V-Ray.

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More about V-Ray Fur

In this V-Ray Tutorial I want to introduce Vray Fur. I am not going to explain all parameters one by one. it is what you would find in Vray help documents. Here, I try to show abilities of Vray Fur with bringing some examples.

Simulate carpets in 4 ways!

A really nice and useful post from Austris Cingulis on his own blog! have you ever tried to simulate carpet? Yeeeeaahhhh…. if you’re new to this watch these 4 videos to learn ho to do that with V-Ray Displacement, V-Ray Fur, Hair and Fur and Forest pro carpet!

Vray Tutorial to create Manica Lunga Library

To recap, the Manica Lunga library is a dormitory built in the 15th century by the architect Giovanni Buora then converted by the Italian architect Michele De Lucchi. History to make sure some reading during your office hours, stats Site betray you, I offer a small making-of the!

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Creating Waterfalls Tutorial

A complete tutorial on creation of waterfalls using 3ds Max Particle System.

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