Course Frame Template Revised Intro to Rendering

V-Ray for Rhino: The Rendering Essentials


Rendering in V-Ray for Rhino is a seamless method for representation. This course covers the essentials of this tool by posing a series of four exercises. It emphasizes mastering the fundamentals of rendering using V-Ray for Rhino in order to create work that goes beyond its basic applications.

  • Learning options
    ARI Online
  • Duration
    2 Hours
  • Dates
    Online, available now
  • Full Course Fee
  • Prerequisites

    None - this course is designed for beginners. Some familiarity with Rhino would be helpful, but not required.

Course description

This course covers the basics of V-Ray for Rhino by covering four types of scenes. We will go over the workflow for visualizing elemental interior, exterior, and still life renderings. The course also introduces a final visualization workflow by covering the post-production basics of a rendered image. Exercises are designed as straightforward, follow along lessons, where we practice the basic skills needed to begin creating their own work. Enrollment in this course comes with lifetime access. Course contents are available on Desktop, Mobile, and TV. A Certificate of Completion is awarded to those who submit all four exercises.

Hardware requirements
  • Operating Systems: Windows 10 or 8.1
  • 64-bit Intel or AMD processor
  • 8 GB memory (RAM) or more
  • 600 MB disk space
  • OpenGL 4.1 capable video card
  • 4 GB Video RAM
Programs taught

Course work

  • Project 1 - Setting Up a Simple Scene

    V-Ray for Rhino Interface

    Camera Basics

    Simple Lighting Systems

    Material Presets

    3D Model Included

    Project 01 Image
  • Project 2 - Designing an Interior Scene

    Rendering Workflow for Interior Images

    Multiple Light Sources

    Creating Materials and Editing Material Presets

    3D Model Included

    Project 02
  • Project 3 - Designing an Exterior Scene

    Exterior Rendering Concepts and Workflow

    Exterior Lighting Systems

    V-Ray Objects and Proxies

    Post-Production Techniques

    3D Model Included

    Exercise 3
  • Project 4 - Independent Exercise

    Use concepts from Projects 1-3 to Design Image

    3D Model Included

    Project 04 A
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