V-Ray 5 in 3ds Max: Complete 3D Rendering Course
What you'll learn
- Create your own photorealistic renderings from scratch with 3ds Max + Vray
- Become confident using 3ds Max + V-Ray
- Find paid work & get a job with your 3ds Max + V-Ray skills
- Render setup with V-Ray
- Place cameras & understand camera settings
- Add natural & artificial lighting to your scene
- Add materials to make your scenes photorealistic
- Create 360° photos and virtual tours
- Work with ArchiCAD & 3ds Max together
- Learn the basics of 3ds Max - perfect for anyone brand new to this application
- You will need 3ds Max and the V-Ray rendering software to follow along.
- You can use the 30-day free trials of both 3ds Max and V-Ray to get started.
- You DO NOT need any experience to take this course, but any prior knowledge of working in 3ds Max will help you jump right in. We include beginner tutorials to get everyone up to speed.
Do you want to create your own photorealistic renderings?
This 3ds Max + V-Ray course will teach you the entire process of designing interior spaces from scratch. From camera position and lighting, to adding realistic materials - you'll learn it all in this course.
Not only will you learn how to create your 3D renderings, you'll also learn how to get a job with your new skills. Your instructor co-founded and runs a successful 3d rendering company, and will share what it takes to land a job in this industry.
Enroll now and get instant access to:
7+ hours of easy-to-watch video lessons
Downloadable project files to follow along with
Instructor support if you have questions
Lifetime access to course updates
What will you learn in this 3ds Max & V-Ray course?
3ds Max is the industry standard modeling and rendering software for visualizations. V-Ray is a plugin that adds the ability to easily create photorealistic images to 3ds Max. This course focuses on photorealistic 3d renderings. This course IS NOT for modeling in 3ds Max.
This course will teach you how to use V-Ray + 3ds Max to design realistic 3D interiors. This includes:
Learn the basics of 3ds Max, including the interface, tools, selection and transform tools, and how to save projects
Learn how to set up a project, assign v-ray, and adjust your render settings
Learn how to add cameras, compose a shot, and adjust your settings
Learn how to use VRaySun and Dome VRayLight & HDRI to add natural lighting to your scene
Learn how to use VRayLight, VRayles, and VRayLightMix to add artificial lighting to your scene
Learn how to apply a scene's materials such as glass, metal, compact & slate, wood, and more
Learn how to produce a 360° photo and virtual tour of your 3D space
Learn how to exchange models between applications such as ArchiCAD & 3ds Max
Once you learn the skills in this course, you can then move on to exteriors and other types of renderings. But this course is focused on teaching you lighting, cameras, and materials for interior spaces.
Who is your instructor?
Margarita Nikita is the co-founder of High Q Renders, an award-winning creative company with renderings for international hotel brands such as Marriot, Ritz Carlton and Hyatt. Her clientele includes celebrity interior designers Kari Whitman & Fox Nahem, President Obama, Jessica Alba, Melanie Griffith and Robert Downey Jr. - just to name a few.
Margarita has a passion for teaching beginners like you, and is excited to help you on your journey. From workflow tips to landing your first job, she'll help you get started.
Enroll now to learn 3ds Max & V-ray
Who this course is for:
- Architectural designers, interior designers, and anyone else wanting to create photorealistic renderings
- Anyone who wants to learn 3ds Max & V-Ray
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My professional background is in video production and editing. I graduated from Loyola Marymount University's School of Film and Television in 2011. Since then, I've worked on thousands of projects that have appeared in movie theaters, film festivals, television and online.
Today, I create all kinds of things from photographs that can be seen on my Instagram to homemade sourdough bread that feeds my family. Who knows where life will take me. But I know wherever I am, I'll be creating.
Since 2012, I've been creating online courses that over two million students from around the world have taken. Course topics include everything from photography and video to design and business courses. If I can't teach it , I collaborate with other experts who share their skills with absolute beginners.
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I am an architect and the co-founder of High Q Renders, an award-winning design studio in San Francisco in California.
Our clientele includes celebrity architects and interior designers Kari Whitman, Fox Nahem & Pedro Cicognianni with clients like President Barack Obama, Jessica Alba, Melanie Griffith, Robert Downey Jr & Isabella Rossellini. We are working with some of the most renowned hotel brands, such as the Marriott Hotels & Resorts, the Hilton Hotels, the Hyatt and the Ritz Carlton Luxury Residences.
I have published books on 2D & 3D graphic design some some of which are used in universities, actively contributing to the formation of the next generation of 3d renderers.
My passion for creating renderings is equal to my enthusiasm for teaching.