Photo Match is a useful tool when putting your models into a context, however do not expect extraordinary results. If a structure you are looking to photo match has a large amount of landscaping, you will see the branches, shrubbery and anything in the foreground of the photo you are using will appear on the structure. Also, if the photo is not of high quality it will show on the model. These photo matched models are best used in the background where they can’t be scrutinized too heavily. If the…
This is a great tutorial showing how to use Vray and SketchUp together. Vray can be a complicated program for beginners, however the power you gain with this program makes it well worth the time spent learning it’s features.
Using SketchUp to review a design concept, it is easy to use your final results for graphic and presentation material. Adjusting the “Styles” within SketchUp, allows you to change the line types (in this case “Sketchy”), and add a sky background.
With the V-Ray plug-in for SketchUp, create Photo Realistic Renderings. V-Ray is a professional Ray-Tracing Renderer that requires advanced knowledge of the program