Articles tagged in "V-Ray"

A CG image of a SNES console and a retro Sony TV
Playing with power: Rendering 10-million polys in Chaos Cloud

“A Poni’s Challenge” is a 5-minute animation fuelled by a 4-year-old’s imagination and rendered with the power of V-Ray and Chaos Cloud. Learn how it was made.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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

Real-time, ray-traced and rasterized rendering explained

Do you know the difference between the three Rs of rendering? We shine a light on the basics of real-time, ray-traced and rasterized rendering to break it down.

Thomas Dubois V-Ray for Cinema 4D© Thomas Dubois
V-Ray for Cinema 4D — now compatible with Cinema 4D R21

Free update includes more V-Ray tools and support for the latest version of Cinema 4D. Plus, find out what’s coming next in V-Ray for Cinema 4D.

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.

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.

The new features you need to know in V-Ray Next for 3ds Max

Are you using the full power of V-Ray Next in your workflow? Vlado Koylazov reveals the essential new features V-Ray Next for 3ds Max, update 2.

Total Chaos: the keynote

Chaos Group launched its second annual computer graphics conference with a keynote focused on research, community support and the latest product news.

The making of “Pink Dress” by Marianna Yakimova

Inspired by the Old Masters, Marianna Yakimova wanted to celebrate her new V-Ray skills with a 3D illustration that showcases beautiful fabric and lighting.

Felix Urquiza & Dallas Carroll — Digital Giant

Changing lanes: how this multi-discipline imaging studio is revolutionizing the way automotive imagery is created — and what it means for the future of CG.

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.

© MARVEL 2018
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.

Accelerate your workflow with V-Ray Next for Maya IPR

We’ve improved the way that IPR works in V-Ray Next for Maya to help you dramatically speed up your workflow. Here’s everything you need to know.

Kevin Margo & Derron Ross — CONSTRUCT

After five years in production, Kevin Margo’s short film Construct has finally been released. Find out why it’s taken such a long time, and how this little film could change VFX workflows in a big way.

Understanding metalness

The importance of metalness and why we’ve added the Metalness parameter to the V-Ray standard material to better support a PBR workflow in V-Ray Next.

Method Studios © Marvel 2018
Rocket science: Meet the CG supervisor behind the furry fan favorite

We talk to Method's Nate Shaw about wrangling Rocket Raccoon into Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Avengers: Infinity War.

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What does the new NVIDIA RTX hardware mean for ray tracing, GPU rendering & V-Ray?

With the big announcement of new GPU ray-tracing hardware, Vlado explains what this breakthrough means for the future of rendering.