The easy way to learn production workflows


Chaos Group’s V-Ray for SketchUp courseware is designed to help educators focus on what they do best. We provide proven, customizable resources and guidance to accommodate every level of teaching V-Ray.

Our courseware is entirely workflow based, so students learn important features in the context of a final image. We include easy-to-follow video tutorials, and all related scenes and assets, for practice assignments.

We also supply videos which highlight specific V-Ray features to make imagery come to life.




  • Workflow based
    Important features are explained in the context of the workflow for generating a production level final image.
  • Easy to learn and use
    Video tutorials make it simple to pick up vital V-Ray skills.
  • Created by industry experts
    Students will learn industry standard workflows, created and presented by the best in the business.
  • Modular video lessons
    All the essential V-Ray knowledge is divided into video modules. You can pick and choose to fit different types of curriculum.
  • Essential class materials
    Each module includes a video tutorial, theory handout, scene and assets.



These coursewares form part of the academic institutions pack of computer lab licenses. They’re available to faculty and staff at academic institutions and training centers.

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Lesson 1 - An introduction to basic illumination, shading, and render settings while creating a simple image.

Lesson 2 - Daytime and nighttime exterior renders. Find out how to use V-Ray Fur and Proxies, Sun and Sky, Dome light, and Camera to create realistic images.

Lesson 3 - Use V-Ray Sun, Dome light, Portal lights, and Global Illumination to create a daytime, and a nighttime interior images.

Lesson 4 – Discover how V-Ray Materials can bring imagery to life, including Library Materials, Generic V-Ray Material, and Emissive material.

Lesson 5 – All the rest! Caustics, Clipper, Diagrammatic Materials, Material Wrapper.


Create with V-Ray


Want to see what you can achieve? Here’s a showcase of some of the final renderings of the lessons: