Animation Movie Auto Reflection Auto Reflection makes materials with words like metal or plastic in them reflective. Image Filters Image Filters can be used to sharpen your rendered image or apply other standard filters. Foreground image places as a Watermark Antiliasing Images are automatically anti-aliased during multiple rendering passes. There are a lot of settings to create special lighting effects. SketchUp transparency selected for entire model Two Point Perspective Keep vertical lines parallel while panning the view. Path Tracer nXt Path Tracer is a new rendering engine for iRender nXt for SketchUp.
Some of these materials are Solid Materials - such as the solid wood materials - which don't repeat and work better with sculpted surfaces. Trademarks on this site are held by their respective owners. Preview Mode Render a fast, small preview before creating the full rendering. Just right click on a Face, Group, or Component to edit its material. Solid Wood material sculpted surface nXt Plant Libraries About 30 new RpTreeMaker plants.
Most common rendering settings for materials can be made quickly in the Material Wizard. The lighting looked this good after just a few passes. Advanced Settings: Sets multiple settings for a single material - such a setting both transparency and index of refraction for glass materials. Batch Rendering setup dialog Caustics Caustics produces focused light and shadow effects from light passing through a transparent object. The right half has openings marked as Daylight Portals.
Includes refraction and lighting effects. Zoomed in sample to show Anti-aliasing smoothing Automatic Bump Maps AutoBump using SketchUp materials as bump maps as well as color images. This is not quite correct, but can often create an interesting 3D effect. For objects which you want to appear bright, but which don't need to illuminate other objects, this is much faster than making lights out of them. Sample Models and Renderings Downloadable models from our 3D Warehouse use to get started quickly with advanced lighting and rendering settings. Bathroom with reflective materials Batch Rendering Batch Rendering is a rendering mode which exports the model to a file, and then renders the file in a separate process. The quality of the tree is regenerated when the tree is rendered.
This will saves time both in determining the relative intensities to use for light sources and in fine tuning the final image before publication. They can be used for logos and pattern masks, as well as stencils placed in front of the rendering. This feature renders the SketchUp model in black and white. It took hundreds of passes to resolve properly. This is useful when you start a rendering and accidentally forget to save it before exiting. You can enter more passes, or more time to let it render longer.
Integrated Lighting Channels Lighting Channels is an important new feature of iRender nXt for SketchUp which lets you quickly adjust light sources. Kitchen Model - Al Hart Speed There are two measures of speed, how long did it takes you and how long did it takes the computer. Default Tab of Material Wizard Transparency settings in Material Wizard nXt Image Editor The nXt Image Editor is used for Post-Processing images after the rendering has been completed. Create 3D create an interactive 3D Presentation using your model and your Rendered Image. SketchUp Pro Perhaps the easiest and most intuitive 3D 'sketch' modeller of all time. These are then automatically rendered as 'fractal' plants.
The left half image on the left has a normal non-Daylight Portal opening. Section Planes Support for SketchUp section planes. Texture Resolution Render larger models by re-sampling large textures and images. You can enable the Path Tracer rendering engine on the Render Setup Tab Comparison to nXt Packet Mode: nXt Packet Mode processes packets of rays, while nXt Path Tracer processes individual light paths. Testimonials I just love how your programs keeps on having better updates each month and one of the best customer support on forums.
These are 'fractal' plants - meaning that detail is relative to the resolution of your image. Post Processing Wizard iRender nXt for SketchUp includes several post processing features to make changes to your rendered image without the need of using other third party software. This is especially valuable with scenes which contain cabinets or furniture where edge highlighting is necessary to bring out the detail of the components. Auto Image Automatically saves the rendered image when it is complete. Use images for background External Rendering External Rendering exports the model to a file, and then renders the file in a separate process. Model courtesy of Boothy Visible Light Paths View spot light beams as if shining in a hazy room.
Use images for foreground Fully Integrated into SketchUp Automatically stores settings in the SketchUp model for re-use with next rendering. Double click on a material in the rendered image to edit the material. Caustic Refraction through glass Clay Rendering Clay Rendering is used to show the details of your model without adding colors or textures. Features New Features in Version 3. Comments and likes are always appreciated. Reload modified materials back into SketchUp model. This tutorial is perfect if you're just getting started rendering your Sketchup models.
Materials, lights, reflections and scene settings are all stored in the SketchUp model so that the model can be rendered as a photorealistic image without having to redefine the scene after the 3D Export. By assigning channels to sun, sky, and groups of lights, you can quickly adjust the intensity of each channel with a slidebar and immediately see the effect on the final rendering. Better Environment Coordination When you make changes to the sun, sky, ground plane or fog, the changes are automatically noticed and recorded for iRender nXt for SketchUp. Object Properties can be used to make any face or object act as a light source, or to set other special properties. Planar Backgrounds You can use a, non panoramic , image as a background. SketchUp 8 incorporated a new version of Ruby which requires that you will need to install new versions of most Render Plus applications.