The Complete Sketchup & Vray Course for Interior Design
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- Learn the core Sketchup skills required to model faster & more efficiently.
- Learn how to use certain Sketchup Plugins to take your modeling skills to the next level.
- Understand Vray lighting, materials, settings, render elements & more to create amazing Photorealistic Renders
- Learn from a Real-Life Apartment Project as we model & render a Contemporary Bedroom, Contemporary Furniture, Modular Kitchen & more Interior spaces, STEP-BY-STEP.
- Understand certain Interior Design standards and styles required to design a space functionally and efficiently.
- Learn to Leverage Sketchup Plugins to create blankets, pillows, curtains & more.
- A computer with either Windows or Mac to install all the software & sketchup plugins to model & render your favorite Interior Design space.
- A strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and plenty of excitement about the awesome new Sketchup modeling & Vray rendering skills you will acquire in this Interior Design course.
- Nothing else! It's just you, your computer and your hunger to get started today.
You've just stumbled upon the most complete, in-depth Sketchup & Vray course for Interior Design. With over 7,000 students enrolled and hundreds of 5 star reviews to date, these comprehensive Sketchup & Vray tutorials cover everything you'll ever need.
>>> Updated at the end of May 2020 <<<
Shruti says, "Yes, I absolutely love this course and have gained so much knowledge ever since I started these lessons. Would definitely recommend this to my friends who would like to brush up on their basics as well as learn the fine details in designing on a software like Sketch up."
Aparna says, "Just Wonderful! Before this course, I only know how to click interactive render without even adding any lights or settings. Now I know, whats Interactive and Main rendering is, lights, materials, plugins, settings etc. Loved learning this course and also instant clarification of doubts."
Jhoe says, "Excellent SketchUp course! The instructor utilizes the power of SketchUp and Vray with Post-Production...and very easy to follow. Highly recommended!"
This course is designed to jumpstart your Sketchup,Vray & Interior Design Journey, wherein we take you Step by Step with a Real-Life Apartment Project and get you up & running to design your favorite Interior Design space efficiently, quickly and in the right way.
Why this Course?
Comprehensive coverage of the essentials tools to design a bedroom, modular kitchen & more - Learn not only how every tool works but also how to apply it in the right way in your Sketchup workflow.
Downloadable Resources - Exercise files like Sketchup Models for every lecture & section so you can follow along step by step.
Learn from an Expert - I've been using Sketchup for over 10 years and I will be sharing all my skills and secrets which has helped me model faster, efficiently and most importantly, amaze my clients.
Monthly Updates - This course will be updated on a monthly basis with new high quality tutorials and resources and you will get an in-depth understanding of how to design a modern contemporary bedroom, modular kitchen & more.
Taught by an Architect & Interior Designer - We not only learn about modelling & rendering in Sketchup, but you will also learn useful interior design tips, standards, and secrets along the way from the instructor who has over 6+ years experience in the Industry.
Access to Exclusive Sketchup & Vray Library - All our students will get exclusive access to our Sketchup Library for every Interior Design space worth over 150$. These models can be imported directly into your scene and rendered since it comes preloaded with Vray materials.
Who is this Course For?
Students of Architecture & Interior Design
Anyone with an interest in 3D Modelling in Sketchup
Anyone with an interest in 3D Rendering with Vray Next for Sketchup
(note that this course will be taught on the windows version but the same techniques can be applied in Mac as well)
What you will Learn?
It is crucial that when you learn Sketchup, you start with the right fundamentals (which is also easy to pickup). Once you've picked up on the fundamentals of 3D Modelling, we jump into more advanced topics using specific Sketchup plugins, to take your modelling to the Next Level.
This course is divided into Three Sections
Prior to Section 01, we will have the introduction and how to install Sketchup, Vray & all the essential plugins
Section 01 - Sketchup (Modeling a Contemporary Bedroom)
In Section 01, we will start with the fundamentals
We will learn to import images & CAD into Sketchup
How to model our walls, floors, ceilings, doors & windows.
How to model our Bedroom Placeholders
How to model our Wardrobes, Study Tables, & TV Units.
We then learn some Advanced Sketchup Modelling Taught in this Course
Learn to model Beds using the Artisan Tools & SubD
Learn to model Curtains using Clothworks
Learn to model Blankets & Pillows using the Clothworks tool.
Create a Studio and import from 3D Warehouse the Right Way!
Create a Bean Bag in the Studio
Section 02 - Vray Next
In Section 02, we jump into the world of photorealistic rendering with Vray Next for Sketchup.
We will be introduced to the Vray Interface & the Vray Asset Editor
We will learn how to set-up Vray Lights in our Bedroom and use an important lighting system. (Photographic Approach with the Archgyan Lighting System)
We will learn to create Vray materials like metal, cloth, wood, glass, glossy, matte laminate sheets.
We will also learn to use Vray-Fur to create rugs & carpets, Vray-Infinite plane, Render elements, ands loads more.
Finally we learn how to render our final image using vray settings and also learn post production techniques using Photoshop.
Section 04 - Model & Render a Swing Wardrobe with Sketchup & Vray Next (Added in March 2020)
In this bonus section, we will learn how to create a Swing Wardrobe in Sketchup as per interior design standards. We will learn the importance of composition and how to render the swing wardrobe in a Studio setting using Vray Next.
Section 05 - Design & Render a Modular Kitchen with Sketchup 2020 & Vray Next (Added in April 2020)
In this section, we will learn to model and render a Modular Kitchen. We will learn about the various standards, vray materials, lights and more to create an amazing looking Night Render of our Kitchen. We will also learn how to change material colours on Photoshop instead of rerendering them on Sketchup.
Section 06 - Design & Render a Contemporary Bathroom (Added in May 2020)
Here's what you will learn in this section
Create a Vray Library in the Vray Asset Editor
This will help you create your best Vray Library which you can reuse for all future work, modeling & rendering. Plus, I will be sharing the Exclusive Archgyan Vray Library with you.
Creating Multiple Options in the Same View
You will learn to create multiple options for the same views by leveraging Tags (Layers) & Scenes. This is going to be super useful for all those Interior Designers out there.
Create New Materials
We will learn about various new maps like the falloff maps, edges maps and more. We will learn to create bathroom wall tiles using in-built Vray Maps and much more.
Add Vray Lights in a New Way
We will learn how to add lights in a new way and help you easily change the direction, cone angles & the penumbra angle of spotlights.
Leveraging VFB History
We will learn to render a photorealistic bathroom plus we will learn to leverage VFB History to check out before & after of Renders.
Section 07 - Advanced Modeling in Sketchup
In this section will learn to use plugins to create beanbags, tufted headboards, parametric shapes and a whole lot more.
This is not a create and forget course. We will keep updating this course with new course content and add it to future section on a monthly basis. We will be updating our course description here as and when we release new tutorials and downloadable resources.
Special Features Provided
Downlodable Scenes, complete with all V-Ray Settings
Exclusive Student Group on Facebook
Exclusive Sketchup & Vray Library for Interior Design
By the end of the course, you will have a solid understanding of Sketchup & Vray Next, and you will be well on your way to creating amazing renders for your clients.
- Interior Designers
- Construction Professionals
- Furniture Designers
- All those related to design & those who have an interest for 3D Modeling
- Beginner to Advanced Sketchup Users
- Beginner to Advanced Vray Users
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Before you click the button above to move to the first section, I want to share one final thing :
Join the Archgyan Sketchup Student Center, which is a private Facebook Group just for students and alumni of this course. Click on the External Sources link and hit the "join now" button, and I or someone on my team will accept the request for you within 24 hours. It's not required, but highly recommended so that you can communicate with other students and even have some of your questions answered along the way. I'll be in there at times to help, too! Come on in, and you'll see a pinned post at the top of the Facebook Group to welcome you there.
Learn to import a floor plan in your Sketchup model and scale it using the Tape Measure Tool.
We will also show you how to import an AutoCAD plan using the same workflow.
Learn the fundamentals in this video by creating Walls, Floor Slabs & Ceiling. We will learn about the
Line Tool - L
Rectangle Tool - R
Push/Pull Tool (for extrusions) - P
We will also learn about the importance of working with Groups and how to create Groups.
Before we detail out the models in our scene, it is important to create Placeholders.
Placeholders are the blocks in your scene which represent the space occupied by any furniture or model.
We will create a placeholder for our Bed, Wardrobe, Study Table & TV Unit.
In this lesson, we will learn the efficient way of downloading and importing 3D Warehouse models in to Sketchup.
We will also be briefly introduced to the Vray Asset Editor and we will learn to create a Studio which is essential in having a good workflow while producing high quality renders.
We will jump into the world of photorealistic rendering by playing around Vray Lights
In this lesson,
Learn to switch on Shadows and set the right Sun Angle.
Learn which axis faces the north direction in Sketchup.
Introduced to the Vray Asset Editor
Learn about the Sunlight Settings & also the environmental settings in Vray
Learn to create & Set-up Rectangular Lights
Learn to set-up Dome light & a background scene using HDRI
Learn to work with Vray Interactive
In this lesson, we will make few changes to the scene. In the process, we will learn
To create a Rug or Carpet in Sketchup using Vray Fur
Add an Infinite Plane to bounce light off the ground.
Make changes to our model to make the Bedroom look better.
Create a Wall Photo Frame & Painting
In this lesson, we will learn how to model a simple Swing Wardrobe using Sketchup 2019. We use the out of the box tools that comes shipped with sketchup and we learn to model fast and efficiently. We also certain Interior Design details for Contemporary wardrobes like the Shutter, Carcass and more.
This is an extension of the previous video, wherein we will learn to model a beanbag in the Studio using Clothworks plugin.
We will also learn how to "Archive & Repath" the bitmap images using the Vray File Path Editor.
It is important that your Bitmap Files & Sketchup Model exist in the same folder.