Articles by Lynette Clee

Digidouble Chris Nichols of CG Garage podcast rendered with V-Ray Next for Maya on the GPU by Ian Sprigg© Ian Spriggs
See the GPU rendering videos of Ian Spriggs’ new digidouble

Ian Spriggs has created a 3D portrait of Chaos Group’s CG Labs Director and CG Garage host Chris Nichols — and we can’t believe our eyes. See the BTS shots.

One Post Office Square is a 41-story tower in Boston’s Financial District rendered by TILTPIXEL© TILTPIXEL
How V-Ray Next sped up TILTPIXEL’s 3ds Max renderings by 25%

TILTPIXEL reveals how it visualized the modernization of a decades-old architectural structure to meet the demands of modern tenants, with V-Ray and Phoenix FD.

Setup and review Render Elements in Chaos Cloud

Chaos Cloud’s Render Elements support gives you complete control over your final images and animations. Watch our tutorial to find out how to make the most of it.

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How to render an underwater shot with V-Ray Next for 3ds Max

Learn how to render a convincing swimming pool — with fog and caustics — for your next arch-viz animation with these tips and video guide by Mario Cameras.

How to set up your workflow for faster animation rendering

Chaos Cloud is fast and easy and you can speed up your workflow with scene preparation. See how you can optimize your animation scenes prior to cloud

Learn how to render faster for production with Chaos Cloud

Chaos Cloud is designed to save you time. Our video tutorial for production rendering will show you the best practices for optimizing scenes for cloud rendering.

V-Ray Next for Maya secrets revealed at Gnomon School

Agents of Chaos flew to California this summer to share with Gnomon students how an efficient V-Ray Next for Maya workflow can make them even better artists.

Thriving on Chaos: V-Ray, Corona and Lavina at SIGGRAPH 2019

Get all the latest V-Ray news, Corona updates and highlights from Chaos’ new real-time ray tracer, Lavina — plus the full scoop from Total Chaos @ SIGGRAPH 2019.

Thanos in Avengers Endgame©2019 MARVEL
How they made a better CGI Thanos for Avengers: Endgame

Learn how the award-winning VFX studio Digital Domain used V-Ray to render an even better Thanos for Marvel's Avengers: Endgame — the highest-grossing film of all time.

Using V-Ray Next to create a manga-inspired world

Sr. Environment Artist Sonja Christoph puts V-Ray Next for 3ds Max through its paces to render a series of images with a hand-painted, illustration look.

These essential tips will boost your next arch-viz animation

A great arch-viz animation will step up your portfolio and allow viewers to appreciate your visualizations on another level. Read on for Mario Cameras’ top tips.

Elastic © 2019 Home Box Office
Rendering the Game of Thrones title sequence in V-Ray Next

Learn how Elastic took their creative — and their rendering — to a new level with V-Ray Next for Maya for the final season of Game of Thrones.

© Ian Spriggs
The secrets of Ian Spriggs’ 3D portraits

Ian Spriggs takes attention to detail to the Next level. Go behind the scenes of his recent works to see how a master tells story through composition and detail.

The Walking Dead. Images courtesy of Ingenuity Studios
Invasion of the body crashers

Ingenuity Studios knows how to knock ‘em dead. Grant Miller shares how V-Ray for Houdini helped them render a pile of 9,000 zombies for The Walking Dead.

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Digital Domain on Thanos: The devil is in the detail

Learn how V-Ray helped Digital Domain maximize the level of detail on Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War and render some of the film’s most challenging moments.

Four-years, 210 all-CG shots. The film that changed VFX workflows

Before “real-time ray tracing” was sexy: CONSTRUCT is the proof that a small team of top talent can literally change the future of VFX workflows.

A world premiere: A+D Museum tells the story of arch viz

From the earliest wireframes to current explorations in AR and VR, the A+D Museum reveals the history of architectural visualization and examines its future.

SIGGRAPH 2018 revealed the future. And it’s ray-traced

Computer graphics technology reached a new milestone at SIGGRAPH 2018, with Chaos Group at the cutting edge. Here, we recap the action and recount our V-Ray Days’ highlights.