Articles tagged in "tips and tricks"

How to render an architectural scale model in V-Ray for SketchUp

With V-Ray for SketchUp, it’s easy to match your designs to a backplate and create realistic architectural renderings. V-Ray expert Han Shilin shows you how.

A superbike on fire© Hammer Chen. Model by Lien Ying-Te.
How to use the new features in Phoenix FD 4 — Part 2

With Voxel Tuner, TexUVW and thinkingParticles integration, you can take your Phoenix FD 4 simulations to the next level. Find out how in part 2 of our guide.

How to use the new features in Phoenix FD 4 — Part 1

Phoenix FD 4 offers more control for realistic fluid simulations. Get to know Active Bodies, Standalone Previewer and the Particle Tuner in our features guide.

3D robot dusk sunset illustration created in 3ds Max with Substance Designer using the V-Ray shader and rendered with V-Ray. Character concept by Francisco Ruiz Velasco© Alessandro Baldasseroni
How to use the V-Ray shader in Substance Painter 2020.1

Get to know the V-Ray shader in Substance Painter. Discover how 3D artist Alessandro Baldasseroni and production studio Elastic use it with these 2 video guides.

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How to create a mossy scene with tyFlow and V-Ray

tyFlow and V-Ray are making it easy for REALTIME to create the fiddly bits of 3D scenes. We asked Artist Danilo Lombardo to give us the low-down.

A living room bookcase, coffee table and gray sofa© Pasquale Scionti
What you need to know about color correction in Chaos Cloud

Color-correction can add an all-important final touch and make good renders look great. Chaos Cloud makes it easy to tweak your settings and get fast feedback.

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.

How to light and render interiors with V-Ray for Cinema 4D

Learn 3 lighting and rendering techniques for arch-viz interiors to create rich and realistic renders using V-Ray for Cinema 4D. Watch the 2 video tutorials now.

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

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.

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.

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.