CG BLOG - Vray Basic Materials AND Educational Material Library
Creating basic materials is really simple. Check this video:
Don’t use too brighten colors, they will look fake
Always Use Diffuse = BLACK for metal chrome and pure glass
Always flag “fresnel” for every non-metal material (glass, plastic.. )
Download BASIC-MATERIALS-SCENE | OBJ Version and reproduce the materials in the video. You don’t need to modify camera or lighting! Everything is ready to work: only play with Material Editor. (Inside the pack you also have reference pictures).
Note: With this simple tips you can create 90% architectural materials.
Run your tests!
These materials are tested and rendered on a properly scene.
This scene is ready to use: camera/lights/GI. Everything is done.
Just create your materials, assign them to the cube and click render.