If you need manual resolution please select Model-Inherited. It means that you will have to set up desired rendering resolution in your main XML Scene file and . M aterials are a very im portant part of a rendered im age and can m ak e th e difference betw een a ph oto realistic look ing im age and an artificial look ing one. Hi two weeks ago I read somewhere here about that there is a manual in the works which deals with how to set up materials like SSS etc in KT.

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Please help me, I tryed to change the views, the name of the file…but this always happens. Usually, I up the Multiplier factor to 4, and set kerlythea Radiance colour to a slight yellow tint. Hi, this is a great introduction to Kerkythea for me, as I have just learned of it. Now we are going to learn about the materials, adjusting them simply and then we can start our architectural rendering job.

It should appear inside Kerkythea in wireframe mode. One thing for sure, if you are interested in making true materials, you need to know about them, so that tutorial will come in handy. Here are some samples:. For thin frosted glass add some reflection About. What about pitted materials that have many holes in them.

Architectural Rendering with SketchUp and Kerkythea

Plz help, what can I do! We are going to make a shiny red plastic. I have it installed, but cannot locate the icon to open the program. Now what do these names mean? You will be greeted kerkhthea a list of all the material libraries you downloaded and installed earlier. Thank you very much! Here is the final result of what our not particularly hard work looks like: Kerkyfhea example, aluminum has no color and just some gray specularity while colored aluminum has a colored specularity.


Google SketchUp and Kerkythea – fast start 4Architects

Now look at a leather material setting:. It was easy to understand and helped me a lot. First of all, because this is an easy-to-use and simplified tutorial and also an architect-oriented guide, I have ignored some intricate technical material tips.

It all depends too, on how it was modeled. Maybe you are interested in a clay render that makes your render something like Maquette. SketchUp to Layout Essential guide for architects, builders and designers who already know the basics of SketchUp. Thanks for a great tutorial.

Consider that by increasing the IOR amount our material goes more reflective, while how shiny is our material, determines clear reflected environment on our material. This time I hope to sell it in a really low price for each copy and it would be a bundle. This is an updated and revised version of a tutorial I posted over at the KT forums.

Kerkythea Rendering System

In conclusion, Kerkythea can be used kerlythea quite quickly create decent quality renders. My book SketchUp 7. I look forward to using it, if I can open this program. Alternatively, you can click on parts of the model, and the corresponding material will be selected in the list.

Gratitude to Majid and probable answer to Keea Hi Majid, thank you for your tutorial — it is fantastic for someone like me, starting from the scratch as it has all the answers to the the problems I had while trying to get KT up. If your emitter material has a complicated geometry, render time will become very enormous.

Generally we have two kinds of light, a Point Light and a Spotlight. Hi, When I export a model from sketch using the export to kerkythea in the plugins folder it allows me to save it as an.


Please save the scene. SketchUp to Layout Essential guide for architects, builders and designers who already know the basics of SketchUp. Dear Bruno Try to share the situation at KT forum, and trust me it is a really helpful place. Example of Emitter Plane.

Its really a great tutorial but can u provide us with the sketchup file you are using for a better results comparing and to know exactly where i have gone wrong.

Create stunning presentations to visualize your ideas. You can achieve this type of relief using a bump map. Click OK and sit back whilst your image renders — the black square in the bottom right shows a preview of the final image as it is processed.

Thank you very much for this helpful overview. A hugh thanks for putting this together.

Obviously if you have a perfect reflectionyou must use reflection, but if you have a jaggy reflection use Specular. I need to know where to actually put these things…a step by step tutorial. I then did the same for the glass table top, but selected an exciting frosted glass texture from a different library. Can anyone advise me on what i am doing wrong please? I am trying to mmanual a forest scene in which ierkythea are beaming through the trees. You can download the files you need for this here.

Nath sorry, I do not speak English I did a Google translation. Create stunning presentations to visualize your ideas.