V-Ray for 3ds Max ARTICLES

© Parachute
Parachute FX - Tesla Fireflies

We talk to founder, director and VFX artist Sam O’Hare about this heartfelt testament to a much loved brand.

Squint/ Opera © BBC
Squint Opera – Messy Goes to Okido

Feeling blue: How this London-based architectural visualization studio brought Messy's crazy world to life.

© INK
INK – A Creative Combination of Pooches and Planes

Spurred by their love of dogs and airplanes, artists at INK blended the two together to create “Dogfighters.”

© Ash Thorp
Project 2501: A Homage to Ghost in the Shell by Ash Thorp

We talk to designer, art director and illustrator Ash Thorp about his painstaking homage to classic anime Ghost in the Shell.

© Reza Sedghi
The Pietà – A Virtual Reconstruction of One a Michaelangelo Masterpiece by Reza Sedghi

Learn how Reza Sedghi virtually reconstructed one of Michelangelo’s most famous works—without ever seeing it.

Kevin Margo - CONSTRUCT

The creator of CONSTRUCT tells us how his short film is revolutionizing film making.

© BIG
BIG – Creativity Comes From Saying Yes

Architects have the exciting challenge of bringing a building to life, before it is truly brought to life. We spoke with designer Alessandro Ronfini about BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, about how they’ve taken design to new levels.

© Gensler
GENSLER – A Conversation with Senior Associate Jorge Barrero

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

© Lorett Foth
Lorett Foth – Gets Hair Just Right for CGSOCIETY’s Thu Competition

This globetrotting artist shows us that there’s more than one way to skin a cat in her iconic work for the THU Tribe competition.

© Steelblue
Steelblue – San Francisco in VR

Founder O’Brien Chalmers explains how his communication company has moved beyond the physical and into the virtual.

© Blur
Blur – Dishonored 2

The good, the bad, and the ugly meet in the trailer for one of the year's most tantalizing games.

Blur © Microsoft
Blur – Halo Wars 2

Time stands still in this trailer for Microsoft's strategy sequel.

© Blur
Blur – Tom Clancy The White Masks

Blur convincingly digitizes Angela Bassett for this game teaser.

© Filmakademie
CITIPATI

We speak to Andreas Feix and Francesco Faranna, the brilliant minds behind this VES award winning graduation film.

© INK
INK – Rado Luxury Watches

INK's incredible art shows that Rado’s luxury wristwatches really are tough as nails.

© Mackevision
Mackevision – Porsche Mission E

Mackevision animates gorgeous electric car concept for the Porsche Mission E.

Den Brooks © Pearl Studio
Pearl Studios – 360fly

Pearl Studio gets its hands dirty for these gnarly renders of 360fly’s action cam.

© Plastic Wax
Plastic Wax – LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Plastic Wax creates plastic Padawans in this playful promo.

© Plastic Wax
Plastic Wax – Injustice 2 Announce Trailer

It’s Batman vs Superman vs Wonder Woman vs Flash vs Aquaman vs Godzilla. OK, maybe not Godzilla.

© RealtimeUK
Realtime UK – SMITE: To Hell and Back

The elements clash in Realtime UK’s trailer for video game Smite.

© Charles Willcock
Charles Willcock – Tergo: A Robot's Story

Do androids dream of not picking up trash?

© The Boundary
The Boundary – Renzo Piano

V-Ray adds a touch of zen to Renzo Piano’s 87 Park.

© Unit Image
Unit Image – For Honor E3 Trailer

Three tribes go to war in this epic video.

© FloodSlicer
Floodslicer's Photographic Approach to Digital Images

How V-Ray has helped this Australian architectural visualization company create amazing pics and flicks.

Unit Image – The Division

All our troubles seemed so far away…

© Victor Hugo
Digital Canvas: A Conversation with Victor Hugo Queiroz

Photorealism and cartoony stylization meet in this talented Brazilian artist’s work

Forge & Morrow © Flordis
Forge & Morrow - Medicine Grown From Science

Nature and science collide in this award-winning advertising campaign.

© Eidos Montreal
Eidos Montreal - Deus Ex

Conspiracy theories and cyborgs clash in Adam Jensen’s latest adventure.

Iloura © HBO
Game of Thrones’ “Battle of the Bastards” scoops VFX Emmy

Iloura uses V-Ray to render effects for massive skirmish sequence.

RealtimeUK © Sparkypants Studios
RealtimeUK - Dropzone

An epic follow-up to the incredible Smite trailer.

Elastic © HBO
Elastic - Game of Thrones 360 Intro

A whole new perspective on the show's iconic opening sequence.

© Alexey Kashpersky / Radius Digital
Alexey Kashpersky (NSFW)

Medical imaging clashes with sci-fi in Alexey Kashpersky’s weird and wonderful close-ups.

Oslo Airport © Nordic Office of Architecture
Nordic Office of Architecture - Arch Viz for Airports

We talk to visualization director Knut Ramstad about this exciting company and its work on the world’s busiest airport.

fxguide looks at V-Ray’s Stochastic Renderings

How V-Ray 3.4 brings realistic metallic and glistening surfaces to life.

Michal Nowak

We talk to this Polish artist about his spectacular architectural images.

© Sergio Sottomaior
State of Art Academy

How SoA went from five guys in a room to one of the world’s most revered arch viz institutes.

© Vic Nguyen
Vic Nguyen

East meets west in this Vietnamese arch viz artist’s stunning work.

Occ chopper V-Ray© Jason Pohl
Orange County Choppers and Boxx

The powerful computers designing high-performance two-wheelers.

Blur Atlas Reactor The Case trailerBlur Studio © Trion Worlds
Blur - Atlas Reactor: The Case

Victor Hugo creates character for Blur Studio's cartoony trailer.

Blur Titanfall 2 Become One trailerBlur © Respawn Entertainment
Blur – Titanfall 2: Become One

The mad mechs return in Blur Studio's trailer.

Realtime UK 20 SmiteRealtimeUK © Hi-Rez Studios
RealtimeUK hits 20

Anniversary celebrated with greatest hits video.

Unit Image Canal KitchenUnit Image © Canal
Unit Image - Canal Kitchen

Unit Image cooks up CGI for TV station ad.

Double Aye

The rebellious studio which is turning arch viz upside down.

IAMSTATIC Crimson Peak creditsIAMSTATIC © Legendary
IAMSTATIC - Crimson Peak

Tour a haunted house with IAMSTATIC's end credits sequence.

Heatherwick Studio © Forbes Massie
Forbes Massie - Heatherwick Studio’s Vessel

Fine art meets arch viz in this seductive, painterly imagery.

© DIAKRIT
Pushing boundaries with Diakrit

Creative lead for new construction Zac Arato on reimagining the world.

Hyperloop One Dubai Station TMRWBIG © Tomorrow
Tomorrow - Hyperloop One

Learn how revered arch viz studio Tomorrow approached the visuals for revolutionary new public transportation project Hyperloop One.

© Uniform
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.

Tomorrow takes on Gensler’s Gateway Tower

Swedish arch viz company uses V-Ray to render design for US’s tallest building.

Greenwich Peninsula Place Santiago Calatrava UniformSantiago Calatrava © Uniform
Uniform on Calatrava’s Peninsula Place

How Uniform used V-Ray and VR to visualize London's most promising new development.

© Unit Image
V-Ray VFX & Animation Showreel 2017

We are proud to share our 2017 VFX & Animation Showreel showcasing some incredible work by V-Ray and Phoenix FD customers from around the world.

V-RAY DAYS @ SIGGRAPH 2017 ROUNDUP

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, Stranger Things and Digital Humans headline blockbuster presentation roster.

PX Group Automotive© PX Group
HOW VRSCANS CHANGED PX GROUP’S AUTOMOBILE RENDERS

Artist Oliver Kossatz takes us under the hood of his incredible imagery