Real Animation Works

Vray for SketchUp 3 Days Training Course

Vray for SketchUp 3 Days Training Course

15 hours
Group Training

Student / Self-fund £390

Company £480 inc VAT

Course Description: V-Ray for SketchUp 3 Days Training Course

The V-Ray for SketchUp 3 Days Training Course is a comprehensive program designed to provide participants with in-depth knowledge and skills in utilizing V-Ray, a powerful rendering engine, within the SketchUp software. This immersive course focuses on mastering the intricacies of V-Ray to create stunning visualizations and lifelike renderings, elevating the quality and realism of SketchUp projects.

Over the course of three days, participants will delve into the capabilities of V-Ray, learning essential techniques and workflows for optimal rendering results. The curriculum covers fundamental concepts such as materials, lighting, cameras, and rendering settings, as well as advanced topics like global illumination, image-based lighting, and post-processing effects.

Participants will explore the seamless integration of V-Ray within the SketchUp interface, understanding how to effectively apply materials, fine-tune lighting, and set up render settings to achieve desired outcomes. They will gain insights into creating realistic materials with texture mapping, manipulating lighting to create atmospheric effects, and utilizing V-Ray's advanced features to enhance visualizations.

The V-Ray for SketchUp 3 Days Training Course offers flexible learning options. Participants can choose to attend the course in person, benefiting from face-to-face interaction with experienced instructors and fellow participants. Alternatively, they can opt for the live online sessions, accessing the course remotely and engaging in real-time learning from anywhere in the world.

Additionally, all participants will receive lifetime access to lesson recordings, allowing them to revisit the course material at their own pace. Email support is also available, ensuring ongoing assistance and guidance even after the course has ended.

Benefits of Taking the Course:

  1. Comprehensive V-Ray Mastery: Gain comprehensive knowledge and skills in utilizing V-Ray within SketchUp. Master the tools, techniques, and settings necessary to achieve stunning and realistic renderings.
  2. Enhanced Visualizations: Elevate the quality and realism of your SketchUp projects by harnessing the power of V-Ray. Learn to create accurate materials, manipulate lighting, and optimize rendering settings for impressive visualizations.
  3. Real-World Workflows: Acquire industry-relevant workflows and techniques for rendering in SketchUp. Learn how to efficiently set up scenes, apply materials, and fine-tune lighting to meet professional standards and project requirements.
  4. Photorealistic Results: Develop the skills to create photorealistic renderings that accurately depict lighting conditions, material properties, and spatial relationships. Enhance your design presentations and effectively communicate your ideas.
  5. Flexibility in Learning: Choose between attending in-person sessions or joining live online sessions. Benefit from the convenience of remote learning, accessing the course from anywhere. Lifetime access to lesson recordings ensures you can review the material at your own pace.
  6. Ongoing Support: Enjoy lifetime email support, allowing you to seek assistance and guidance even after completing the course. Stay connected with instructors and continue honing your V-Ray skills over time.

Enroll in the V-Ray for SketchUp 3 Days Training Course and unlock the full potential of V-Ray within the SketchUp software. Develop the skills needed to create stunning renderings and enhance the visual impact of your SketchUp projects. Choose between in-person or live online sessions, and take advantage of lifetime access to lesson recordings and ongoing email support.

Vray for SketchUp 3 Days Training Course.

Course fee.

Company Face to Face or Live Online: £ 510 inc VAT
Students and Self-funding Face to Face in person: £ 360
Students and Self-funding Live Online: £ 330

Payment procedures.
Payment for Vray for 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 Vray for 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 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.

Additional V-Ray Light Attributes 

the V-Ray IES Light in Maya

Maya Geometry as a V-Ray Light Source 

Overview of the Vraymtl in Maya 

Refraction Attributes of the VRayMtl in Maya 

Indirect Illumination in V-Ray

Irradiance Maps in V-Ray 

Light Cache in V-Ray 

Indirect Illumination Data from V-Ray

Using the V-Ray Two-sided Material in Maya 

V-Ray Material Overrides in Maya 

V-Ray Attributes to Maya Cameras 

V-Ray Sun and Sky Features in Maya

V-Ray Color Mapping Features in Maya

Creating Image-based Lighting with V-Ray for Maya 

Rendering Smooth Geometry with V-Ray for Maya 

Rendering V-Ray Displacements in Maya 





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, 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. 


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.


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

The 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.

Discounts on our Courses.

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

12/06/2023 - 13/06/2023 - 14/06/2023 at 9:00 to 2:00 pm. Total 15 hrs

17/07/2023 - 18/07/2023 - 19/07/2023 at 9:00 to 2:00 pm. Total 15 hrs

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

18/09/2023 - 19/09/2023 - 19/09/2023 at 9:00 to 2:00 pm. Total 15 hrs

16/10/2023 - 17/10/2023 - 18/10/2023 at 9:00 to 2:00 pm. Total 15 hrs

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

13/12/2023 - 14/12/2023 - 14/12/2023 at 9:00 to 2:00 pm. Total 15 hrs

Enrolled: 3 students
Duration: 15 hours
Level: Intermediate
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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