Real Animation Works

Trimble SketchUp and V-Ray 4 Days Training Course

Trimble SketchUp and V-Ray 4 Days Training Course

25 hours
Group Training

Student / Self-fund £480

Company £680 inc VAT

Course Description: Trimble SketchUp and V-Ray 4 Days Training Course

The Trimble SketchUp and V-Ray 4 Days Training Course is a comprehensive program designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed to master SketchUp and V-Ray, two powerful tools used in the field of 3D modeling and visualization. Whether you prefer in-person training or live online sessions, we offer flexible options to accommodate your learning preferences.

During this four-day course, our experienced instructors will guide you through a series of hands-on exercises, practical projects, and interactive discussions. You will learn how to effectively combine SketchUp's intuitive 3D modeling capabilities with V-Ray's advanced rendering features to create stunning and realistic visualizations.

Benefits of Taking the Course:

  1. Comprehensive SketchUp and V-Ray Training: Gain a deep understanding of both SketchUp and V-Ray, learning how to create detailed 3D models in SketchUp and enhance them with V-Ray's powerful rendering capabilities. Develop the skills to create realistic materials, lighting setups, and atmospheric effects.
  2. Practical Hands-on Learning: Participate in a variety of hands-on exercises and real-world projects that allow you to apply the concepts learned. Gain practical experience in creating visually appealing architectural renderings and interior visualizations.
  3. In-Person or Live Online Options: Choose between attending the course in-person or joining our live online sessions. Both options provide comprehensive instruction and interaction with our experienced instructors, allowing you to learn from anywhere while receiving personalized guidance.
  4. Lesson Recordings: Access recorded sessions of each class, ensuring you can revisit the material at your convenience. These recordings serve as valuable resources for reinforcement, review, and practice.
  5. Lifetime Email Support: We are committed to supporting your learning journey even after the course has ended. Benefit from our lifetime email support, where you can seek guidance, ask questions, and receive feedback from our instructors whenever you need it.

The Trimble SketchUp and V-Ray 4 Days Training Course is ideal for architects, interior designers, visualization artists, and anyone interested in creating high-quality 3D visualizations. By combining SketchUp's ease of use with V-Ray's advanced rendering capabilities, you'll be able to produce compelling and photorealistic renders that bring your designs to life.

Enroll now in the Trimble SketchUp and V-Ray 4 Days Training Course to elevate your skills in 3D modeling and visualization. Whether you choose in-person or live online training, our comprehensive instruction, flexible options, lesson recordings, and lifetime email support ensure a rewarding learning experience. Join us and unlock the full potential of SketchUp and V-Ray in your design workflow.

Trimble SketchUp and V-Ray 4 Days Training Course.

SketchUp training is hands-on and practical with various live projects. Our certified trainers communicate the essential concepts then demonstrate techniques step-by-step and delegates practice the methods taught on a computer running Trimble SketchUp.

Payment procedures.
Payment for Trimble SketchUp training can be made by:
Bank transfer using invoices and booking details or call us on 02077202581.

All major credit and debit cards are accepted. Payment can be made securely online or over the phone. Card payments are processed by Stripe and Take Payments.
We don’t record or store your card details.

If you’re self-funding your training, you can pay in staged payments, interest-free, over 12 months. For further details, see PayPal staged payments.


Cancellations and transfers
You can cancel a booking on a scheduled training course, or transfer to a later course, without penalty providing you give us 10 working days’ notice. Any fees already paid will be refunded.

If you cancel a booking on a scheduled Trimble SketchUp course giving less than 10 working days’ notice or request a transfer to a later course, a cancellation/transfer fee is payable. The fee charged depends on the notice period given. For details please check below.

Cancellation period                                        Fees are payable

5 to 9 working days’ notice.                         30% of the course fee is payable.
3 or 4 working days’ notice.                         50% of the course fee is payable.
Less than 3 working days’ notice.              The full course fee is payable.

The course price includes:
Free group course re-take within 36 months (3 years).
Expert tutors architects, designers, and certified tutors.
Hands-on, practical lessons customized training and lean using your projects
Recordings of your training can also be provided for future reference and PDF notes.
Certificate of completion for your resume and jobs.
Free career guidance that is checking portfolio, checking cv, and mock interviews.

I. Introduction

A. Overview of SketchUp

B. Understanding the SketchUp User Interface

C. Setting up the Workspace

II. Basic Tools and Techniques

A. Navigating in SketchUp

B. Creating Basic Shapes and Components

C. Modifying and Manipulating Objects

D. Understanding Layers and Scenes

III. Intermediate Tools and Techniques

A. Working with Textures and Materials

B. Creating Complex Shapes and Forms

C. Using Advanced Modifying Tools

D. Using Components

IV. Advanced SketchUp Techniques

A. Using Plugins and Scripts

B. Creating Custom Components

C. Advanced Modeling Techniques

D. Using SketchUp for Animation and Visualization

E. Collaborating with Other Designers

V. SketchUp for 3D Printing

A. Understanding 3D Printing Technology

B. Preparing Models for Printing

C. Exporting Models for Printing

D. Best Practices for 3D Printing

VI. Advanced 3D Printing Techniques

A. Understanding Advanced 3D Printing Technologies

B. Creating Complex 3D Printed Objects

C. Using SketchUp for 3D Printing Design

D. Troubleshooting 3D Printing Issues

VII. Project Work

A. Creating a Simple Floor Plan

B. Building a 3D Model of a Room

C. Creating a 3D Printed Object

D. Collaborating on a Complex Design Project

E. Designing a 3D Printed Sculpture or Object

3D Warehouse, Plugins, and Extensions

Importing Object and Exporting Objects

Layout drawings with scale and Printing

VIII. Conclusion

A. Recap of Key Topics

B. Next Steps for Improving SketchUp Skills

C. Resources for Further Learning

V-Ray Course outline.

I. Introduction to V-Ray for SketchUp

- Overview of V-Ray for SketchUp

- Understanding the V-Ray interface and workflow in SketchUp

II. Scene Preparation and Optimization

- Setting up the SketchUp scene for rendering with V-Ray

- Configuring V-Ray options for optimal performance

- Techniques for reducing render times

III. Lighting in V-Ray for SketchUp

- Understanding the V-Ray lighting workflow

- Using V-Ray lights in SketchUp, including V-Ray plane lights, V-Ray dome lights, V-Ray sun and sky

- Setting up light-linking and light-exclusion

- Using V-Ray light select render elements

IV. Materials in V-Ray for SketchUp

- Overview of V-Ray materials and shaders

- Creating and editing V-Ray materials in the V-Ray Material Editor

- Using V-Ray materials for architectural and product visualization

- Creating V-Ray displacement maps

V. Texturing and Mapping in V-Ray for SketchUp

- Understanding texture mapping in SketchUp

- Creating and editing UV maps in SketchUp

- Using V-Ray texture mapping and projection techniques

- Using V-Ray Displacement to create high resolution objects

VI. Render Elements and Compositing

- Understanding render elements and their use in compositing

- Using V-Ray render elements in post-production

- Working with V-Ray Render Passes and using them in compositing software

- Using the V-Ray VRmat material editor to create complex materials and render elements

VII. Final Rendering and Output

- Understanding final rendering and output options in V-Ray for SketchUp

- Setting up batch rendering

- Adjusting final render settings for optimal image quality

- Exporting images and animations for final output

VIII. Advanced Techniques and Workflows

- Overview of advanced techniques and workflows in V-Ray for SketchUp

- Using the V-Ray denoiser to reduce noise in renders

- Advanced lighting techniques with V-Ray

- Using V-Ray proxi and ambient occlusion

- Tips and tricks for efficient and effective V-Ray rendering in SketchUp.

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Lead Trainer and Director.

MSc Computers with Specialization in Renderings and Digital image processing.

MA Digital moving image Specialization in Interior architecture visualization.

London Metropolitan University

Experience: 25 years of experience in teaching and 3d visualization.

Teaching Experience:

Revit, Autocad, 3ds max, Vray, Photoshop, Maya, Sketchup, Unreal Engine, Adobe After effects, and Podium for Sketchup. 


BSc Computers with Specialization in Renderings and Digital image processing.

Autodesk certified professional.

Experience: 20 years of experience in teaching and 3d visualization and Game design.

Teaching Experience:

Revit, Autocad, 3ds max, Vray, Photoshop, Unity 3d, Unreal Engine, Adobe After effects, and Illustrator, AR/VR.


BA Interior design.

MA Interior architecture.

University of the arts London (UAL)

Teaching Experience:

Vectorworks, Autocad, Vray, Photoshop, Sketchup, InDesign, Illustrator, and Podium for Sketchup. 


Diploma in Interior design and architecture visualization. Real Animation works ltd

BTEC in Aerospace Engineering

Teaching Experience:

Autocad, 3ds max, Vray, Photoshop, Sketchup, InDesign, Solidworks, and Podium for Sketchup. 


University of Derby, BA Interior Architecture and Venue Design 2014 – 2017

Focusing on plans, elevations, sections and construction. Shaped a lot of site analysis and precedent studies.

University of Brighton, MA Interior Design 2017 – 2019

Specializing in creating design mood boards and design strategies for both vintage and contemporary. Creating full interior design.

Teaching Experience:

Vectorworks, AutoCAD, Vray, Photoshop, Sketchup, InDesign, Illustrator, and Podium for Sketchup.


Kingston University

BA Hons Interior design.

Teaching Experience:

Vectorworks, AutoCAD, Vray, Photoshop, Sketchup, InDesign, Illustrator, Vray, and Podium for Sketchup.


B.Arch – Architecture

Master of Arts (M.A.) – Interior Designer

Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom

Teaching Experience:

AutoCAD, Vray, Photoshop, Sketchup, InDesign, Vray for Sketchup, Lumion, and Twinmotion.


BA Architecture arb/RIBA Part 1. Kingston University London

Teaching Experience:

Autocad, Rhino, Vray, Photoshop, Sketchup, indesign, and Podium for Sketchup.

Discounts on our Courses.

To make your Trimble SketchUp training as reasonable as promising, Real Animation works offer a range of training discounts/offers on our Trimble SketchUp training courses and a price guarantee that you won’t get Trimble SketchUp training for less in the market.

Training Courses discounts

Multiple delegates.

If you book multiple delegates on any courses, we can offer you amazing discounts.

15% discount if you book two places.

20% discount if you book three or four places.

40% discount if you book five or more places.

This can be for several delegates attending 1 course or 1 delegate attending several courses, or a combination of both. These discounts are available for both classroom-based in person training courses and live online training courses.

Real Animation works on all our courses we offer a 10% discount on scheduled course places to people who work for a registered charity.

Evidence of your position that allows you to a discount may be demanded.

Price guarantee

When you book training with Real Animation works, we want you not to pay over the rates. So, if you book a date/delegate on any planned course and then find the same course at a lower price elsewhere, we will match that price and this is like for like.

To qualify for the price match:

The course you find must be similar.

Cover the same course outline and topics.

Same duration or longer.

The other course institute must be within 30 miles of our institute.

For online training course must be live online course that is instructor-led and not pre-prepared e-learning course.

The lower rate must be published on the other company’s website but not on a marketplace.

You can call us tell us where you found the lower price course and our experts will deal with your queries.


Here please check the availability dates

14/08/2023 - 15/08/2023 - 16/08/2023 - 17/08/2023 at 9:00 to 2:00 pm. Total 20 hrs

18/09/2023 - 19/09/2023 - 20/09/2023 - 21/09/2023 at 9:00 to 2:00 pm. Total 20 hrs

16/10/2023 - 17/10/2023 - 18/10/2023- 19/10/2023 at 9:00 to 2:00 pm. Total 20 hrs

13/11/2023 - 14/11/2023 - 15/11/2023 -16/11/2023 at 9:00 to 2:00 pm. Total 20 hrs

18/12/2023 - 19/12/2023 - 20/12/2023 - 21/12/2023 at 9:00 to 2:00 pm. Total 20 hrs

Enrolled: 3 students
Duration: 25 hours
Type: Group Training

Working hours

Monday 9:00 am - 7.00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7.00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7.00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7.00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7.00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7.00 pm
Sunday Closed

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