The Complete Sketchup & Vray Course for Interior Design

The Complete Sketchup & Vray Course for Interior Design

Become an Expert in Modelling, Rendering and Post-Production with Sketchup, Vray and Photoshop with 7 Projects

Language: English

Instructors: Manish Paul Simon

$197 91.37% OFF

$17 including GST


Welcome to The Complete Sketchup & Vray Course for Interior Design!

Our practical and comprehensive course teaches you everything you need to know about interior design and Sketchup with seven real-world projects.

Join over 24,000+ satisfied students who have given us hundreds of 5-star reviews to date. Our course covers everything from living room renders with Vray 6 for Sketchup to contemporary bathroom scenes with Sketchup 2020 & Vray Next.

Learn additional plugins and gain more insights into interior design and Sketchup with each project. Don't settle for theoretical courses that don't teach you anything useful. Instead, create stunning interior designs with Sketchup and Vray.

Don’t just take our word for it - here’s what some of our students have said:

  • Shruti says, “Yes, I absolutely love this course and have gained so much knowledge ever since I started these lessons. Would definitely recommend this to my friends who would like to brush up on their basics as well as learn the fine details in designing on software like Sketch up.”
  • Aparna says, “Just Wonderful! Before this course, I only know how to click interactive render without even adding any lights or settings. Now I know, whats Interactive and Main rendering is, lights, materials, plugins, settings etc. Loved learning this course and also instant clarification of doubts.”
  • Jhoe says, “Excellent SketchUp course! The instructor utilizes the power of SketchUp and Vray with Post-Production…and very easy to follow. Highly recommended!”
  • Varun says, “Wonderful experience. It helps me a lot to start my interior design firm. I was from an IT background after taking this course I mastered 3D design.”


Why this Course?

  • Comprehensive coverage of the essential tools to design a bedroom, modular kitchen & more - Learn not only how every tool works but also how to apply it in the right way in your Sketchup workflow.
  • Downloadable Resources - Exercise files like Sketchup Models for every lecture & section so you can follow along step by step.
  • Learn from an Expert - I've been using Sketchup for over 10 years and I will be sharing all my skills and secrets which has helped me model faster, efficiently and most importantly, amaze my clients.
  • Monthly Updates - This course will be updated on a monthly basis with new high-quality tutorials and resources and you will get an in-depth understanding of how to design a modern contemporary bedroom, modular kitchen & more.
  • Taught by an Architect & Interior Designer - We not only learn about modelling & rendering in Sketchup, but you will also learn useful interior design tips, standards, and secrets along the way from the instructor who has over 6+ years of experience in the Industry.
  • Access to Exclusive Sketchup & Vray Library - All our students will get exclusive access to our Sketchup Library for every Interior Design space worth over 150$. These models can be imported directly into your scene and rendered since it comes preloaded with Vray materials.


Who is this Course For?

  • Interior Designers
  • Architects
  • Students of Architecture & Interior Design
  • Hobbyists
  • Construction Professionals
  • Anyone with an interest in 3D Modelling in Sketchup
  • Anyone with an interest in 3D Rendering with Vray Next for Sketchup

(note that this course will be taught on the windows version but the same techniques can be applied on Mac as well)


What you will Learn?

It is crucial that when you learn Sketchup, you start with the right fundamentals (which is also easy to pick up). Once you've picked up on the fundamentals of 3D Modelling, we jump into more advanced topics using specific Sketchup plugins, to take your modelling to the Next Level.

This course is divided into Seven Projects

Prior to Project 01, we will have the introduction and how to install Sketchup, Vray & all the essential plugins

Introduction to Sketchup for Absolute Beginners

Before we start with the projects, we will start with the fundamentals. This section is perfect for absolute beginners who are new to the Sketchup World.

  • Introduction to Sketchup Interface
  • Introduction to Sketchup Tools.
  • Introduction to Sketchup Default Tray
  • And everything Sketchup + Practice Projects


Project 01 - Vray 6 for Sketchup | Living Room Masterclass (Added in August 2022)

Introducing the photographic approach (the MCLR Workflow) to rendering, a MASSIVE update to the course. Let's make high-quality interior visuals FAST with Sketchup & Vray using the MCLR workflow. And yes, we will be using the latest version of Vray & Sketchup for this section.

Upon completing this section, you should have the skills & knowledge to create high-quality visuals FAST! You can even call yourself a CG artist! Practice makes Perfect! Continue learning the course  with new projects as shown below.


Project 02 - Model & Render a Photorealistic Chic Bedroom with Vray 5 and Sketchup 2021 (Added in July 2021)

In this project, we will learn to use Vray 5 and Sketchup 2021 respectively, to model, render and post-produce a Contemporary Chic Bedroom. We will also showcase some additional plugins which come in really handy while designing interiors such as profile builder, floor generator and sketchuv. Towards the end of the project, we will create an additional sectional perspective render that would definitely "wow" your clients.


Project 03 -Modeling a Contemporary Bedroom (Sketchup 2020 & Vray Next)

In this project, we begin with the fundamental skills required to model a contemporary bedroom with Sketchup 2020 and Vray Next. You'll learn how to import images and CAD files into Sketchup and how to model walls, floors, ceilings, doors, and windows. Additionally, you'll learn how to model bedroom placeholders, wardrobes, study tables, and TV units.

This project also features advanced Sketchup modeling techniques that are taught in this course. You'll learn how to model beds using the Artisan Tools and SubD, how to model curtains with Clothworks, and how to model blankets and pillows with the Clothworks tool. You'll also learn how to create a studio and import models from 3D Warehouse.

Once you've completed the modeling process, you'll jump into the world of photorealistic rendering with Vray Next for Sketchup. The course will introduce you to the Vray interface and Vray Asset Editor. You'll learn how to set up Vray Lights in your bedroom using the photographic approach with the Archgyan Lighting System. Additionally, you'll learn to create Vray materials like metal, cloth, wood, glass, glossy, matte laminate sheets, and use Vray-Fur to create rugs and carpets, Vray-Infinite plane, Render elements, and much more.

Finally, you'll learn how to render your final image using Vray settings and post-production techniques in Photoshop. With this project, you'll have the skills and knowledge to create stunning photorealistic renderings of contemporary bedrooms in Sketchup and Vray.


Project 04 - Model & Render a Swing Wardrobe with Sketchup & Vray Next (Added in March 2020)
In this project, we will learn how to create a Swing Wardrobe in Sketchup as per interior design standards. We will learn the importance of composition and how to render the swing wardrobe in a Studio setting using Vray Next.

Project 05 - Design & Render a Modular Kitchen with Sketchup 2020 & Vray Next (Added in April 2020)
In this project, we will learn to model and render a Modular Kitchen. We will learn about the various standards, vray materials, lights and more to create an amazing looking Night Render of our Kitchen. We will also learn how to change material colours on Photoshop instead of re-rendering them on Sketchup.


Project 06 - Design & Render a Contemporary Bathroom with Vray 4 and Sketchup 2020 (Added in May 2020)

In this project, you will be equipped with the necessary skills to design and render a contemporary bathroom using Vray 4 and Sketchup 2020. Here's what you will learn:

  • Create a Vray Library in the Vray Asset Editor to streamline your workflow and create reusable assets for future projects. In addition, you will have access to the Exclusive Archgyan Vray Library.
  • Learn how to create multiple options for the same views by utilizing Tags (Layers) & Scenes, a valuable technique for Interior Designers.
  • Discover how to create new materials using various maps like falloff maps, edges maps and other in-built Vray maps, specifically for bathroom wall tiles.
  • Learn a new way of adding Vray Lights, allowing you to easily modify the direction, cone angles, and penumbra angle of spotlights.
  • Learn to leverage VFB History to render a photorealistic bathroom and compare renders with the before & after feature.


BONUS: Project 07 - Model & Render a Living Room Scene with Vray 5 and Sketchup 2021 (ADDED IN DECEMBER 2021)

Experience an immersive learning experience with our latest bonus project - Project 07, where you will master the art of modeling and rendering a stunning living room scene using the latest version of Sketchup and Vray 5.

In this project, you will learn to create your room from an imported DWG file, design your living room space using various 3D Warehouse Models and Chaos Cosmos models, and set up the camera using different compositional techniques in Sketchup. You will also gain exclusive insights into the latest lighting techniques and learn how to leverage VFB layers to enhance your render further within Vray.

With this workshop, you will discover the power of Vray Fur and its various parameters to create a fur material for your rugs. You will also learn to change the colors of your materials within the VfB window, eliminating the need to use Photoshop. Finally, you will learn additional post-production techniques in Photoshop and add a beach scene behind your windows to create an exceptional living room render.


Bonus Sections - Advanced Modeling in Sketchup

In this section, we will learn to use plugins to create beanbags, tufted headboards, parametric shapes and a whole lot more.

Bonus Sections - Advanced Vray for Sketchup Techniques

In this section, we will learn to share the latest features in Vray, advanced techniques and more.

Bonus Sections - Student Q/A Videos

We help enhance your renders and point out areas of improvement which benefits other students as well.

We will keep updating this course with new course content and add it to the future sections on a monthly basis. We will be updating our course description here as and when we release new tutorials and downloadable resources.

Special Features Provided

  • Downloadable Scenes, complete with all V-Ray Settings
  • Exclusive Sketchup & Vray Library for Interior Design

By the end of the course, you will have a solid understanding of Sketchup & Vray, and you will be well on your way to creating amazing renders for your clients.

Course Curriculum

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