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We’ve compiled a number of helpful resources to help you get started. This includes all the tutorials, webinars and documentation you need to learn V-Ray for Cinema 4D and become a master of photorealistic renders.
To get started you'll need to download and install the V-Ray extension for Cinema 4D. It's important to confirm that your system meets the recommended system requirements before proceeding with the installation.
Don’t worry, we’ve got you! To give you a head start, we’ve created a series of beginner-friendly tutorials. Watch the videos below to get familiar with the software and master its basics, so you can start creating great-looking renders in no time.
Learn how you can quickly set up V-Ray and start rendering. You'll see how you can create your own toolbar, set up your camera, add lights to your scene, import render-ready assets from Chaos Cosmos, and more.
See how to shade any object and give it a realistic look in just a few clicks. We show you how to create materials from scratch as well as how to make use of the extensive library of material assets available in Chaos Cosmos.
Explore how to light your scenes with a number of techniques. Learn how you can quickly set up realistic indoor and outdoor lighting environments. Plus, discover how to tweak parameters to achieve the right results.
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This series of short how-to tutorials is designed to give you a head start with all the latest and greatest features of V-Ray for Cinema 4D.
Want to make just a tiny change in your scene and don’t want to re-render it all once again? Get familiar with the V-Ray Render Mask and the different modes you can use to re-render selected objects only.
Explore how you can simulate natural-looking skies with realistic atmospheric depth, using the V-Ray Aerial Perspective.
Beginner’s guide to interior design rendering
In this beginner-level tutorial series, Chaos 3D Artist Nejc Kilar takes you on an exciting journey to create stunning interior design renders from start to finish with V-Ray for Cinema 4D.
Watch the videos to learn the basics and get familiar with each step in the workflow — from modeling the scene to rendering and post-processing the final images, and everything else in-between. Along the way, you'll learn valuable tips and tricks that you can apply to any project right away.
Watch our webinar and find out about V-Ray 5 for Cinema 4D's exciting new features and workflow changes.
You’ll get familiar with the new V-Ray Frame Buffer, learn how to add more variety to your scenes through new material layers, enhance the magic hour with the refreshed Sun and Sky system, go beyond rendering with V-Ray’s built-in interactive post-processing — and more!
V-Ray 5 for Cinema 4D workshop
Presented at D2 Holiday Spectacular 2021
Watch the recording of the 2-hour V-Ray 5 for Cinema 4D workshop that our friends Stefano and Viola from 3D Render and Beyond hosted. They show you how to recreate Zaha Hadid Architects’ MAXXI: Museum of XXI Century Arts, using Cinema 4D R25 and V-Ray 5 for Cinema 4D. Get valuable industry expert knowledge sharing as well as tips & tricks that you can apply to any exterior project.
You can request the free 3D scene from here to follow along and recreate the final result.