Table of Contents

This page provides a list of video tutorials that can help new users begin their journey with V-Ray for Rhino. These videos cover all the basics - from getting to know the interface to lighting and adding materials to a scene, all the way to post-production and animating your renders. Each video also provides an example scene you can use to practice on your own time.


Essential First Steps


Learn the basics of setting up your scene for rendering with V-Ray in Rhino. We take you through the UI and main functionalities — how to create a camera, light your scene, use Chaos Cosmos, our extensive library of render-ready assets, post-process your renders, and more.

Download this practice scene: https://bit.ly/3KUPebE 



Working with Materials


Follow along as we show you how to apply materials to your scene. We build a glass material from scratch and demonstrate how to employ materials available in Chaos Cosmos, our extensive library of ready-to-render 3D assets.

Download this practice scene: bit.ly/3R1OAgi



Lighting Your Scene


Learn the basics of lighting your scene with V-Ray. We go over the different lighting systems — V-Ray Sun and Sky’s procedural lighting and image-based lighting, and how to work with them inside the Asset Editor and Light Gen. We also set up an evening scenario with artificial lights and demonstrate how to tweak your lights without re-rendering using Light Mix.

Download this practice scene: https://bit.ly/3Rcbd1V 



Working with Camera Settings and Lens Effects


Watch to learn how to work with multiple camera settings to improve significantly the realism of your renders. Work like a photographer, with controls for exposure, white balance, depth of field, and various lens effects.

Download this practice scene: https://bit.ly/3Rcbr9h 



Render Settings Explained


See how to get your projects ready before rendering and optimize them for your needs. Learn the difference between progressive and bucket rendering, how to use interactive rendering for test renders, how to enhance the render quality or resolution, and how to render on Chaos Cloud.

Download this practice scene: bit.ly/3qI1Tbf



Creating Animations


Learn all about the animation options in V-Ray for Rhino. See how to animate geometry and set camera animations, denoising and preview your work, as well as all the render settings for animations.

Download this practice scene: bit.ly/45OhVPv


Post-Processing your Renders


In this video, we explain how to post-process your image in the V-Ray Frame Buffer for some really impressive results. Learn how to add render elements, apply color corrections, and work with the Light Mix to fine-tune the lighting of your scene without the need to re-render everything. We also cover Chaos Cloud Collaboration, which helps you share and collect feedback on your work from your team and clients.

Download this practice scene: https://bit.ly/3qPZP0H