V-Ray for 3ds Max ARTICLES

Zap Andersson — Autodesk

Join the Shader Wizard for a journey through the history of ray tracing and a comprehensive guide to metalness.

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You won't see another arch viz movie like Landmark anytime soon

Architectural communication studio Beauty and The Bit unleashed its inner Kubrick for this atmospheric short film. Watch it here, and find out how director Victor Bonafonte took advantage of V-Ray Cloud.

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Bloated Motors: INK gives the 70s’ unloved autos a helium injection

What began as an in-house experiment has ballooned into a viral phenomenon. We talk to the minds behind this playful reimagining of the cars that style forgot.

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How easy is it to render on the V-Ray Cloud? TILTPIXEL puts it to the test

Award-winning arch viz studio TILTPIXEL taps into the power of V-Ray Cloud to render an animation of the world-famous Harbin Opera House.

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Dramatically Expand your Material and Texture Library with V-Ray Plugin Nodes

Would you like more shaders and textures at your fingertips? In this helpful guide, we’ll reveal the key to unlocking access through the V-Ray Plugin Nodes.

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V-Ray VFX & Animation Showreel 2018

We are proud to share our 2018 VFX & Animation Showreel showcasing some incredible work by V-Ray and Phoenix FD customers from around the world.

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.

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Mint Studios takes us behind its GPU rendering based workflow

Leonardo Bartz from Mint Studios renders entirely on GPU. He reveals his workflow and shows how he makes use of V-Ray Next for 3ds Max's new features.

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ScanlineVFX takes Black Panther visuals over the edge

For Black Panther's most climactic moments, ScanlineVFX turned to Flowline and V-Ray to simulate and render the perilous backdrop of Wakanda's Warrior Falls.

V-Ray Next: Denoising in Production

We explain the differences between NVIDIA's AI denoiser and V-Ray Next's own denoiser. We explain how ours allows for proper compositing and temporal denoising.

Andre Matos — Porsche AG

CG artist shares tricks of the trade for awesome automobile renders

2017 Architectural Visualization Technology Report

We surveyed more than 5500 architects and artists from over 70 countries to get their take on the latest technology and trends.

Follow the Rabbit into an Airbnb VR Experience by Bipolar Studio

Find out how they made that incredible rabbit, and the role V-Ray played in making virtual apartments look real.

Dean Niskota & Hrvoje Čop — Polymachine

Legendary Croatian arch viz firm Studio Niskota is no more — but something bigger and better is in the pipeline. Founders Dean and Hrvoje tell Chris what’s next.

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DBOX's Keith Bomely on Wild 200 East 59th Marketing Campaign

Zoo York: Selling spacious apartments with the world's biggest animals.

Visual State Jaguar XF© Visual State
Visual State unites V-Ray Next and VRscans for Jaguar project

Chaos Group’s next-gen tech helps creative studio create eye-popping renders.

Portraying Leaves with V-Ray for 3ds Max

With endless iterations and unique properties, the natural world is one of the most difficult subjects to emulate in the realm of 3D imagery.

Total Chaos: Watch the Keynote Now!

Vlado officially launches V-Ray Next for 3ds Max — plus speeches from IKEA, Nvidia, and Google

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Getting a cinematic look with V-Ray GPU Next & volumetrics

Tomasz Wyszolmirski from Dabarti Studio shares some top volume rendering techniques using V-Ray Next.

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Set Visions: From Photography to V-Ray

Is it real, or is it CGI? Meet Set Visions — the multifaceted company visualizing everything plus the kitchen sink

Creating Rugs with V-Ray for 3ds Max

TILTPIXEL Partner and artist - Ramy Hanna - explores the creation of realistic 3D rugs in his latest V-Ray for 3ds Max tutorial.

How to set up Lighting Analysis in V-Ray Next

Find out how to analyze and measure the light levels in your 3D scene using the new Lighting Analysis tools in V-Ray Next for 3ds Max.

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Next Level GPU Rendering in V-Ray Next

Learn all about the new production-ready features and improvements coming to V-Ray GPU in V-Ray Next for 3ds Max.

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Putting the CGI in IKEA: How V-Ray Helps Visualize Perfect Homes

We take a trip to the Swedish furniture company’s headquarters to find out how it has embraced cutting-edge tech to create imagery and videos.