V-Ray for SketchUp ARTICLES

V-Ray for SketchUp teapot wireframe render on a tablet by Moshe Shemesh© Moshe Shemesh
Meet Moshe Shemesh, creator of “V-Ray for SketchUp textbook”

Go behind the scenes of the V-Ray for SketchUp textbook by Moshe Shemesh to discover what architects and designers can expect from this new educational ebook.

Arch-viz interior scene with Cryptomatte render elements layer rendered in V-Ray Next for SketchUp and composited in Photoshop
How to use Cryptomatte Render Elements in V-Ray for SketchUp

This step-by-step tutorial teaches how to use Cryptomatte Render Elements in V-Ray Next for SketchUp, plus how to composite and color-correct your render layers.

© Jani Malik
V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 2 packs full SketchUp 2020 support

V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 2 works seamlessly in SketchUp 2020. It’s packed with new features and optimizations that make it easier, smoother and more enjoyable to create high-quality renders.

Architectural rendering SketchUp render of forest house with V-Ray materials and trees rendered in V-Ray Next for SketchUpModel © P3VIZ
Transform SketchUp renders with V-Ray Materials and Lights

Product design and architectural renderings can transform the presentation of your ideas. Discover how 3D renders are easy to create with V-Ray for SketchUp.

V-Ray Next for SketchUp product banner with logo© Hakan Sanli
V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 1 released

V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 1 offers a feature-packed boost with deeper SketchUp integration, performance optimizations and even more streamlined workflows.

Undiscovered Student Rendering Competition© Andrei Lazar, Dade Orgeron
“Undiscovered” Student Rendering Challenge Revealed

We’re inviting students around the world to show us something we’ve never seen before and win big prizes, including a V-Ray or Corona commercial license.

Top 7 reasons to upgrade to V-Ray Next for SketchUp

It’s incredibly easy to use V-Ray Next for SketchUp to create inspiring, photorealistic renders. Learn why V-Ray Next is such a celebrated workflow upgrade.

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.

Alex Hogrefe Visualizing Architecture© Alex Hogrefe
How to make the most of V-Ray for SketchUp in arch-viz

Arch-viz blogger and artist Alex Hogrefe on why V-Ray for SketchUp is a breakthrough for his work and how it can transform the way you visualize designs.

V-Ray Architecture Showreel 2019

A showcase of Architectural Visualization from the many talented designers, studios and firms that we are fortunate to work with.

© David Santos
V-Ray Next for SketchUp is here

A renderer four years in the making. Experience V-Ray’s smartest and most powerful photorealistic rendering in your favorite design program — without any fuss.

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.

Is there life on Mars? V-Ray docks with HP’s out of this world design competition

Artists, designers, and architects invited to envisage a colony on the red planet.

Chaos Cloud: It's Like Magic

Discover how we've seamlessly unlocked the speed and power of the cloud.

Chaos Cloud: The Story Behind the Tech

Find out how Chaos Group has built a fast, smart and easy cloud rendering service.

2017 Architectural Visualization Technology Report Launched

Which challenges does the architecture industry face? How important are VR and cloud rendering? Find out in our report.

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Full support for SketchUp 2018 in V-Ray 3.6 for SketchUp

Powerful GPU and new hybrid rendering hit SketchUp

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V-Ray User Group: London

Our first UK user event was completely awesome. Find out more — and see how to get involved with the next one.

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V-Ray 3 for SketchUp is here

The all-new V-Ray 3 for SketchUp has been redesigned for architects who want to focus on design without all the technical settings.

Understanding V-Ray Swarm

New to V-Ray for Revit, Rhino, and SketchUp, we are introducing V-Ray Swarm, which is an evolution of Distributed Rendering.

V-Ray 3 for SketchUp Beta – Now Available

Try exciting new features before anyone else.

© Gensler
GENSLER – A Conversation with Senior Associate Jorge Barrero

Jorge tells Chris Nichols how Gensler has influenced architecture and design visualization.

© Alex Hogrefe
SketchUp 2016 support now in V-Ray 2.0

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp has been updated and is fully compatible with SketchUp 2016.

Chaos Group at FMX 2015

We'll be at FMX 2015 for the 20th anniversary of Europe’s most influential conference for animation, effects, games, and transmedia.