O'Reilly logo

Photographic Rendering with V-Ray for SketchUp by Brian Bradley

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

The lighting process

Having defined the kind of mood we want to create inside our space, our next set of considerations would need to be based around the tools available to us in our render engine of choice. They should be focused on figuring out how the tools can be used to bring our definition to life. In other words, what kind of approaches can we and will we take given the tools that we have available?

Contrasting artistic and realistic indoor lighting

We could decide to take a more artistic rather than realistic approach to the lighting; maybe you have in your mind the creation of a render that has a bit of a suspenseful atmosphere about it—something along the lines of a film noir feel perhaps.

While such a lighting scheme would still need to ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required