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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Nath sorry, I do not speak English I did a Google translation. We want to export whole model so make sure you have nothing selected. SketchUp to Layout Essential guide for architects, builders and designers who already know the basics of SketchUp.

Here are some samples of light emitter materials:.

You can actually launch as many instances of Kerkythea as your system has memory and processing power for when bulk rendering. You will be greeted with a list of all the material libraries you downloaded and installed earlier.

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Click on the green running man for the render setting panel to appear. You may trace the news on KT forum: Now what do these names mean? Create stunning presentations to visualize your ideas. ker,ythea


Thanks for this tutorial! On other 3d software it may vary somewhat. This is an updated and revised version of a tutorial I posted over at the KT forums.

This is really easy to understand and very helpful at the same time. Fire up Kerkythae and off we go. Maybe you are interested in a clay render that makes your render something like Maquette.

A fast method to render images. Now we are going to learn about the materials, adjusting them simply and then we can start our architectural rendering job. This is very hard to model.

The sketchup model that a staff of mine is taking too long to be exported to the kerkythea and she is blaming the software. A photo applied in the background is a nice touch that I find helps add to the realism. Glass for example lets light to be half-reflected and half-transmitted through it. Profile Builder 2 Lightspeed modeling of smart building materials.

It was easy to understand and helped me a lot. In the Toolbar Janualthe third icon from right that is represented by a running man in a green circle is for starting the render process selecting the camera and render setting panel.

After you have completed your modeling and texturing in SketchUp it is now time to place your lights and then export your model to Kerkythea. You can download the files you need for this here.


Obviously if you have a perfect reflectionyou kerkyghea use reflection, but if you have a jaggy reflection use Specular.

Check out this great new learning resource and their other tutorials. A hugh thanks for putting this together.

Kerkythea Rendering System

I would really appreciate. When I export a model from sketch using the export to kerkythea in the plugins folder it allows me to save kanual as an. The icon that looks a bit like the planet Saturn, is the point light while the cone shaped icon is the spotlight. There are lots of materials that when you touch them you will find that they have scratches, grooves and small dents, or small bumps like raw fabrics. This time I hope to sell it in a really low price for each copy and it would be a bundle.

Architectural Rendering with SketchUp and Kerkythea

Click OK and sit back whilst your image renders — the black square in ,erkythea bottom right shows a preview of the final image as it is processed. Some fine detail is always good — I like to add in some funky furniture from the Google SketchUp online component library found at the 3D Warehouse. I hope you enjoy it and find it useful.