What is IOR in VRAY SketchUp?

IOR. “IOR” stands for Index Of Refraction and controls how much light is deviated when bouncing off a reflective material. A value of 1 causes no change in direction, meaning that it has the same density as air.

How do you make glass see through VRAY?

First, right-click your Glass material in the Material List-Create Layer-Refraction. ‘Transparency’ values work on the grey scale spectrum, with ‘Black’ as completely Opaque and ‘White’ as completely Transparent. In the Diffuse tab, click on the color picker next to ‘Transparency’ and change it to White.

How do you make a glass reflection in SketchUp?

Here are a few easy steps to a glass reflection effect using Google SketchUp and V-Ray for SketchUp..let’s get started!

  1. Step 1 – Import Image File.
  2. Step 2 – Place Image in Glass.
  3. Step 3 – Position Texture.
  4. Step 4 – Sample Texture with Dropper.
  5. Step 5 – Edit Texture.
  6. Step 6 – Default Glass Material.

Why is my glass not transparent in VRAY?

here’s some images of what i mean as well as the glass material on the windows… Either make the windows invisible to gi using the vray properties on your right click menu or turn on affect shadows in the refraction section of the material.

How do you make glass not transparent?

First, thoroughly wash the surface to be frosted, using glass cleaner and a lint-free cloth. Next, combine water with a couple drops of dish detergent in a spray bottle. Then proceed to lightly spritz the glass before applying the window film. As you go, remove air bubbles with a squeegee.

How do you add SketchUp to Vray glass?

Do this by double clicking into your component, then going into Vray, picking a glass material, and selecting “Add to scene.” You can then apply the material by right clicking and clicking “Apply material to selection.”. Now let’s apply a SketchUp material to the wine glass on the right.

How do you adjust the settings on Vray glass?

To do this, go in to your material editor, select your material, and under “Quick Settings,” apply the material preset for glass. You can see how now this material has many of the Vray glass settings applied to it that you can now adjust, like IOR, etc. Finally, we can apply a glass material preset to the material of the wine glass

Is the VRay texture helper visible in SketchUp?

Expand your material binding options and under the texture mode options select “Texture Helper”. In case the Vray texture helper is visible but transparent, You can adjust the opacity in the SketchUp Material Editor (set it to 100%).

How do you make frosted glass in Vray?

We can also create frosted glass by adjusting the Refraction Glossiness under Refraction Tab. This parameter allows you to controls the sharpness of your refractions. A max value of 1 will keep your refraction sharp, while a lower value will result in blurry refraction.