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The Making of Gloam 1.3.2013
In this tutorial artist David Elwell takes you through the production of a shot from his short Gloam.
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Free advanced tutorial by Video Copilot. 28.2.2013
In depth tutorial on how to composite a complex shot, simulate destruction in RayFire, simulate explosions in FumeFX, Render in V-Ray, add debris in PFlow etc.
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The making of "Helicopter Model" 29.11.2012
V-Ray for Maya video tutorial by Sergej Zlahtic
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The Gnomon Workshop releases ARCHETYPE VFX Breakdown 21.6.2012
Lighting and Rendering Pipeline with Rob Nederhorst, a well known name to many V-Ray users.
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Image © Patrick Boivin/STROB
Making of: Iron Baby 7.2.2011
Strob has created an 8 part video tutorial detailing the making of Iron Baby.
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Making of: Rolf Benz Vero 7.12.2010
Alex Vasiliuk shares with you the making of one of his latest projects: ROLF BENZ VERO.
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V-Ray for Maya introduction tutorials 24.10.2010
Andrew Weidenhammer has started recording a series of free introductory videos for V-Ray for Maya. Check out the first three videos here.
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Video Tutorial: Generating Mattes for Compositing 6.7.2010
In this video tutorial by Omar Zahid you will learn how to generate mattes, or masks, using 3ds Max and V-Ray's render elements, and how to use these for added control in compositing.
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Free CGschool V-Ray Advanced webinar live from the Chaos Group office Tomorrow, June 8th! 7.6.2010
The class consists of a 1-hour overview of the course currently offered at The CGschool. > read more...

Two new “Making Of” articles on ronenbekerman.com 10.4.2010
Ronen Bekerman has posted two detailed Making Of articles where Anton Cherenko and Celestino Geronimo describe the creation process of their images. > read more...

Making of Breeze of the Past at Autodesk AREA 8.4.2010
Mohamed Abuyhia has shows how he created the image "Breeze of the Past" with 3ds Max and V-Ray. The tutorial includes some shader breakdowns and the render setup used. > read more...

Tutorial: V-Ray Network Rendering in 3ds Max with Distributed Rendering and Backburner 23.3.2010
In this tutorial Morné Erasmus shows you how to set up network rendering in V-Ray. He goes through network setup, V-Ray installation, Distributed Rendering and Backburner in detail. > read more...

Making of FALL at Autodesk AREA 1.3.2010
Check out this tutorial by Toni Bratincevic that shows the creation process of Fall, from concept through modeling and lighting to final image. > read more...

Tutorial: Creating Realistic Grass with VRayProxies - 2 part tutorial 16.2.2010
In this tutorial, Peter Guthrie shows you how to use the VRayProxies and the VRay2SidedMtl to create realistic grass in V-Ray. (Sample scene file with maps included) > read more...

Tutorial: Making Leaf Materials with VRay2SidedMtl 9.2.2010
In this updated version of the leaf material tutorial on his blog, Peter Guthrie shows you how to use the VRay2SidedMtl to create realistic opacity mapped leaves in V-Ray. (Scene file with maps included) > read more...

3 Hours of Free V-Ray Video Training from 3DATS 31.1.2010
3DATS presents two free video modules from their V-Ray architectural video training series. > read more...

Tutorial: Creating Realistic rocks with V-Ray 26.1.2010
In this two part tutorial Daniel Hatton first shows how to create realistic rocks that can be rendered far away or for very detailed work, then in part 2 he shows how to distribute those rocks on a large scale using V-Ray Mesh Export. > read more...

Free hires grass texture and V-Ray Displacement tip video. 12.1.2010
A short video from Stevesideas.net showing a few tips on how to set up displacement for grass in V-Ray. > read more...

V-Ray Introduction: The Blender Connection - tutorial on cmiVFX 11.1.2010
cmiVFX have released a video tutorial by Sebastian König showing you how to get started with V-Ray Standalone in Blender. > read more...

Tutorial: Setting up a Daylight Scene With V-Ray 7.1.2010
This vray.info tutorial shows you the basics of how to set up daylight lighting in V-Ray using VRaySun and a 3ds Max daylight system for precise control of time of day and location. > read more...

Tutorial: Creating clouds with VRayEnvironmentFog 7.12.2009
Francesco Legrenzi shows you how to use VEF to create true volumetric clouds in V-Ray. > read more...

Create a Photorealistic Car Render using 3DS Max and V-Ray 30.11.2009
New tutorial at CGTuts+ > read more...

V-Ray Dirt Tutorial by Peter Guthrie 22.10.2009
A quick tutorial on adding dirt to specific materials in V-Ray. A very useful application of the VRayDirt shader in V-Ray is to make materials look dirty/weathered. > read more...

Free webinar: V-Ray Image Sampling Demystified 10.10.2009
3DATS Live webinar on Wed. October 21st > read more...

Juan Altieri - 3D Awards Image Making of Tutorial 28.8.2009
Juan has created a tutorial outlining all of the steps he used to create his award winning image from this year's CGarchitect 3D Awards competition. > read more...

VRay EXR / After Effects workflow video tutorial by cgpov.com 29.7.2009
How to get V-Ray to render out mutli-channel EXRs and how to get After Effects to read them. > read more...

V-Ray for Rhino and V-Ray for Sketchup Video Tutorials on YouTube 21.7.2009
12 video tutorials by ASGVIS , 6 for each V-Ray version, are now available on YouTube > read more...

V-Ray The complete guide - 50% Summer discount 7.7.2009
For a limited time treddi.com are selling the ultimate V-Ray book at half price. > read more...

Tutorial: Bougainvillea with V-Ray 7.7.2009
Marco Mosetti has created a tutorial on how to create a bougainvillea plant in V-Ray. > read more...

New Vray Training Module - VRay Shader Series 3.6.2009
MentalBoutMax have released the first Module in their New VRay Shader Series. > read more...

Two V-Ray tutorials by Alex Mincinopschi 4.12.2008
Night rendering and lamp shade material. > read more...

New VRay Training Module at MentalBoutMax 27.10.2008
Getting control of Colour Bleed in GI renders. > read more...

New multi-pass compositing DVD from Gnomon Workshop 1.10.2008
In this DVD, Tim Jones breaks down the process of rendering passes out of 3ds Max and demonstrates how to composite them together in Digital Fusion. > read more...

Basic Comping of V-Ray Renders 4.8.2008
Christopher Nichols shows you how to comp V-Ray's render elements > read more...

V-Ray Video tutorials - Studio & light setup 5.7.2008
6 part video tutorial on renderray.com > read more...

Making of Batman Statue 19.5.2008
Evermotion have posted a tutorial by Stanislav Klabík describing the modeling, V-Ray materials and V-Ray rendering of his Batman Statue image. > read more...

Making of Time is Running 17.5.2008
3ds Max + V-Ray tutorial by Jan K. Vollmer on CG-India. > read more...

Making of The Death of a Bird 11.3.2008
A tutorial by Rami Hamid has been posted on Evermotion > read more...


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