Creating Photorealistic 3Ds using V-Ray for SketchUp-level 3

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Full Circle Design FZLLC is excited to offer an advanced rendering course in 3D SketchUp using V-Ray. V-Ray is one the world’s leading rendering technologies and is an industry favourite. It allows designers to create realistic materials, light, shadows and creates realistic photographic-type results. The course will run over 4 weeks, with each module building upon the previous in order that, by the end of the course, you will have a thorough understanding of the program and its capabilities, through complete hands-on training.


Lesson 1:
• Installing and activating V ray.
• Material editor.
• Adding lights
• Material: Reflection layer
• Reflections and highlights.

Lesson 2:
• Other Parameters.
• Refraction layer.
• Emissive layers
• Texture Mapping
• Bump Maps
• Displacement

Lesson 3:
• Transparency Mapping
• Two- sided material
• Environment lighting
• Render Engine
• Light and Shadow.
• Depth of field.
• Displacement

Lesson 4:
• Physical camera
• Sun and sky
• Subdivision control
• Distributed rendering
• Final render.

Entry requirements:

Students registering for this course must have completed 3D Interior Designs using SketchUp Level 2 with Full Circle Design, OR an equivalent qualification. Architects and Interior Designers who need to update their skills are very welcome to join.

Equipment/Materials Needed:
Laptop with Google SketchUp program & V-Ray for SketchUp plug-in downloaded, charger, wheel mouse and USB memory stick. Students must have proficient working knowledge of their laptop (PC or Mac) and be able to navigate it without supervision. We will provide you with the agent’s details in order to purchase the student’s version of V-Ray for SketchUp plug-in. A one month free trial is also available.

Completion Letter:
If students successfully complete the final course project, they will receive a ‘Letter of Completion’ Certificate which is a useful starting point into a new career of Interior Design or Decoration.The letter displays the British Interior Design Institute (BIID) and the Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID) logos which are internationally recognised. If students miss more than one lesson, they will be required to repeat the whole course at the original fee paid.If a student does not pass the course, he/she has the option of repeating the course again (current course fee will be applied) or the student can obtain private tuition (details of duration/fees will be discussed/agreed with the individual).

Diploma: If students successfully complete 6 or more courses with Full Circle Design FZLLC, they will receive a graded Diploma from Full Circle Design FZLLC. The Diploma displays the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) and the Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID) logos which are internationally recognised. Students must demonstrate competency in residential/commercial/ professional design and Computer Aided Design (CAD). If you qualify, please ask for the application form and submit it at least 10 days in advance to Sharon at [email protected] to ensure that your Diploma is ready on time.

To register:
please contact Vanessa, by mail on [email protected] or telephone
04-4449567 or 052-4221670.

Min. 4 students/max.8. Places available on a first-come-first-served basis. Bookings (with 100% payment) must be made at least 10 days prior to the course commencing. The fee is non-refundable unless a course is cancelled in which case it will be 100% refundable.

Anam Siddique

Dubai & Abu Dhabi

Fee: AED 2730/US$ 769 (includes 5% VAT)


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Terms & Conditions:
  1. Bookings need to be made at least 10 days in advance prior to a course or workshop. (Contact us if you miss the 10- day deadline as there still may be a place available)
  2. All NEW students must complete the registeration form and send it to [email protected] prior to the course or workshop. Failure to comply may delay your admission into a course or workshop. Download the form here
  3. All payments are 100% advance and non-refundable. However, if a course is cancelled, there will be a full refund.
  4. The fee payment can be made by one of the following methods:
    • Cash or cheque(payable to 'full Circle Design FZLLC') to a nominated staff member (prior appointment necessary).
    • Online by Pay Pal- (note that there will be an additional transaction fee by Pay Pal on top of the quoted course/workshop fee)
    • By bank transfer(note that there will be an additional small bank transaction fee on top of the quoted course/workshop fee). Contact [email protected]for the account details.
  5. A minimum of 4 students is required to run a course/workshop or it will be cancelled.
  6. It is not possible to transfer the fees to another course/workshop or dates unless a course/workshop has been cancelled.
  7. Students must present/submit their final project in the last lesson.
  8. If students miss more than one lesson, they must repeat the course at the original rate paid, to receive the ‘Letter of Completion’ Certificate to proceed to the next course.
  9. If students miss one lesson, it cannot be repeated at a later stage.

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