Archilime Academy Courses


V-Ray For Sketchup Pro | 2-Day | Access

SKU: Access into V-Ray

£480.00 £360.00 (excl. VAT)

As industry leaders in the Architectural Visualisation community, Archilime’s very own head of operations Dan Stone will demonstrate the most productive methods used to truly master the workspace & render engine of V-Ray NEXT for SketchUp. – The Archilime way.

This course will currently be held online through our preferred web conference software, ZOOM. For more information on this, please contact us.

NOTE: Whilst we all experience effects of COVID19, all our courses will be held ONLINE, across 3 OR 4 days from 9am – 2pm OR 9am – 1pm during May to August. Please see the dropdown options.


Product Description

Creating rendered CGIs has grown to be a valuable skill in any design practice which can significantly enhance your professional communication and presentation whilst using V-Ray for SketchUp Pro.

From 2D plans and elevations to 3D objects and interiors; you’ll soon be able to tap into its potential as we introduce you to its tools, setting up a scene, using and building basic materials and textures, rendering optimisation and organisational concepts.

By the end of the two-day course, you will have the tools to present complex, furnished, detailed and lit CGIs.



  • V-Ray User Interface | Welcome to V-Ray. Here we go over the user interface and how to get started.
  • Fundamentals of Virtual Textures | Understanding what Virtual textures are broken down into, and how we create our own or edit preset textures.
  • Realism & Application | Creating realistic textures is the first challenge, applying them to our model is just as important…


  • Light Sources | Exploring the different lighting tools that V-Ray has to offer
  • Adding Lights to a Scene | Bringing lights into our models and manipulating them
  • Three-Point Lighting |.A true, artistic lighting masterclass using the photographic approach.


  • Render Engine | What types of renders can we create?
  • V-Ray Camera |.Using V-Ray like a camera
  • Final Product & Scene Composition | Preparing for final export using professional composing techniques and settings.

Additional Information

Course Date

26th – 27th – 28th August, 29th – 30th – 31st July, 27th and 28th August, 24th and 25th September, 26th and 27th November, 22nd-24th June, 26th-29th May, 29th and 30th April, 29th and 30th July, 29th and 30th October


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