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Hello Everyone. This tutorial will be about really important and complex topic- V-ray Materials (version 2.0) and how to create them. To start creating nice and detailed materials, we must first understand how the V-ray material works. We will take a closer look at the Standard material, Two Sided material and Angle Blend material. These three are the main material types that are essential for creating realistic materials for your scene. V-ray offers even more material types, but those are meant for pretty specific situations. We will go through the whole process of creating such a material and show you some tricks and tips that you can use later in your own projects. Also, there's a Test Scene we'll use to set up and test all the materials (HDRi map not included).  

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Thank you for your efforts this is a very useful.
thank you very much for sharing.
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mikemalacasrc Nov 12, 2014
(Y) manny thanks. very useful.
Do you use for modelling only Rhino? I'm beginner in 3d visualizations and I use 3dmax. Which program is easier for modelling? Sorry for my english) By the way, you are great.
Delya, we use only Rhinoceros, which is way easier ;)
Thank you, Matus. One more question. Do you use Rhino only for modelling or for visualizations too?
For everything ;)
Many thanks FlyingArchitecture! But that would be great if you provide some more details about the scene lighting and about the refraction parameters you are using. I definitely can't get the same results as you ... :(
There's a updated scene file with hidden geometry for glass and translucent materials. Just download it and you should be fine :)
gnikoloff Jan 19, 2015
thanks! very helpful and informative! One Q - can I get displacement or bump on a 2sided material?
Of course You can - add Displacement or Bump to a Basic material (submaterial of 2sided)
serkankoc34 Jan 20, 2015
thank you very much for sharing.
Aazath1992 Feb 16, 2015
Thanks a lot....i got something...
tomoyo65 May 3, 2018
Will you be doing anew tutorial on materials for Vray 3? :)
Hello, we are planning some tutorials for V-Ray 3.6 in the future ;)
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